The U.S. Department of War established the Bureau of the Colored Troops in 1863, an effort to help the Union Army in the Civil War.
POSTED: May 14, 2009, 6:56 pm
A rundown of the top stories impacting Black America for May 14, 2009.
Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data
NorthStar Network Editorial from October 2002
A NorthStar Network news report on voting rights in the nation's capital
Violence in Iraq is eerily similar to what Blacks experienced in the era of Jim Crow
Bush White House seeks to silence foreign press over criticism of Iraq War
A NorthStar Network news report on President Bush's speech on Iraq
The Congressional Black caucus responds to President Nixon's State of the Union Address.
The Patriot Act and its impact on civil liberties in the United States
One of the foremost Black think tanks looks at home ownership among Blacks in the United States
One of the foremost Black think tanks releases its annual survey of Black political opinion for 1999
One of the foremost Black think tanks looks at the status of Black elected officials in 1998
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