AIDS Campaign Aimed At Blacks and Latinos

By Jessica Valoris Nov 29, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 11.29.06 Nationwide AIDS Campaign Is Aimed At Blacks and Latinos Health officials say Latinos and Blacks often learn of the diagnosis too late to receive maximum benefits of treatment. Lawyers Debate Why Blacks Lag at Major Firms Black lawyers are well represented now among new associates at the nation’s most prestigious law firms; but they remain far less likely to stay at the firms or to make partner than their white counterparts. Chinese Nail Employees Seek Better Working Conditions The gradual dwindling of the garment industry over the past few years has forced many Chinese workers – mostly women – to seek work at nail salons. This shift, however, has brought an increase in the number of complaints about employers at nail salons exploiting their employees. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.