Author Archives: Hope Yen

  • In a First, Black Voter Turnout Rate Passes Whites

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America's Blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the White turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which Blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many Whites ...

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  • High Court Poised to Upend Civil Rights Policies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind? Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer those questions. In one case, the issue is ...

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