Public opinion is loaded with divisive rhetoric that suggests that undocumented immigrants are taking "black" jobs-low wage occupations in domestic, agricultural and other industries requiring manual labor.
On May 5, 2010 The NAACP announced plans to confront the ad industry's lack of diversity in employment. People of color make up just 2% of the workforce at ad agencies.
As one of its final items of business for the 2010 legislative session, the South Carolina House of Representatives this week passed a bill requiring photo identification to vote.
May 2010 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Life Membership Program. The goal of the campaign is to encourage members to pay out current life memberships, upgrade current membership levels and ultimately have 100,000 fully paid life members by the end of the 2010.
By now you should have received and returned your census form from the US government. But of course, for many of us it was carefully placed in file 13, along with toll receipts shopping circulars, credit card solicitations bragging of a 30% interest rates and of course the letter addressed "Congratulations...you have just won...."
Watch NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous in a new Census video.
On Saturday the House of Representatives will vote on the future of Health Care.
Van Jones is an American treasure. He is quite simply one of the few Americans in recent years to have generated powerful new ideas that are creating more jobs here.