Black Men Could Fill Vacant Senate Seats; US College Access Lagging Behind Other Nations

By The News Dec 03, 2008

US Competitiveness Threatened by Lagging College Access "Other countries are outpacing the United States in providing access to college, eroding an educational advantage the nation has enjoyed for decades, according to a study released today by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education." Washington Post. FAIR Misrepresents Agenda, Puts Black Parents Front and Center The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), an anti-immigrant organization known to promote its mission among racist white nationalists, used the death of Jamiel and Anita Shaw’s son at the hand of gang violence to lobby for restictionist immigration policy. SPLCenter. Two Black Pols Headed to Senate? "The departure of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton from the U.S. Senate has opened up possibilities for Blacks in Illinois and New York." The Daily Voice. Not Post-Racial in My Neighborhood "Barack Obama’s success, as Congressman John Lewis put it recently, is another step on the long road toward laying down the "burden of race." But the growing use of the phrase "post-racial America" should worry us all." The Root.