Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.
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 2003
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
Census data detailing poverty rates in 2008 by Congressional Black Caucus Members' districts
A look at why Blacks overwhelmingly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq and the resulting war
One of the foremost Black think tanks looks at the impact of the subprime mortgage market on Black homeowners
One of the foremost Black think tanks looks at Black political opinions in 2004
One of the foremost Black think tanks looks at the status of Black elected officials in 1999
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