If black women are holding out for something better than marriage, then we're acting in our own self-interest. According to 2010 Census data, we're at the vanguard of reframing family for the 21st century.
Amid the ongoing uproar over Mitt Romney's snooty remarks at a Florida fundraiser concerning the "47 percent" who pay no federal income taxes, the party's high-rolling host hasn't drawn quite the attention as he deserves.
Washington state legislators are pushing a bill that would protect and treat Hanford workers for certain health problems. But there's still much to do to make the nuclear cleanup safe, effective, and transparent.
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