Topic: National Urban League
A hearing by House ethics investigators is expected to convene Thursday for Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel. In an election season, corruption allegations can be toxic for the party in power.
07/29/2010 12:32 pm
A new report from the National Urban League found that economic conditions have worsened for black Americans. Blacks now have a jobless rate 6.8 percentage points higher than whites.
07/28/2010 07:27 pm
In announcing the Race to the Top finalists Tuesday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan called the program part of ‘a quiet revolution’ under way in education reform.
07/27/2010 09:34 pm
President Obama met with national African-American leaders Wednesday over economic concerns in the community. Here are four indicators of how African-Americans are faring in the recession.
02/10/2010 03:03 pm
Five years after Katrina devastated their city, New Orleanians are putting their knowledge and experience to use in Haiti.
02/08/2010 01:35 pm
While most public schools don’t allow the devices because they’re considered distractions – and sometimes portable cheating tools – some school districts have started to put the technology to use.
07/23/2009 01:00 am
The Garden State has narrowed gaps between white and black fourth-graders in both reading and math scores, according to a new analysis by the Education Department.
07/14/2009 01:00 am