In 2002, five years after a group of black farmers sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture, these men traveled from Manning, S.C., to join a protest outside the USDA. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Fails To Fund Settlement For Black Farmers

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March Madness In Black And White

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Urban League Responds To Disparities Of 'Black America' Report

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'Shop Talk': Capitol Hill Health Care Showdown

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Blogosphere Booms About Black Women's Hair, Lady Gaga

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Civil Rights Legend Dorothy Height Celebrates A Birthday

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'Flash Mob' Of Youth Vandals Puts Philly On Alert

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Pollster: Democrats Losing Support Among White Men

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When Family History Overlaps With U.S. History

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The State Of Black (And Hispanic) America

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Scott Rudder (center) takes a welding class at Chicago's Dawson Technical Institute in hopes that his new skills will help him land a job. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Report Urges More Job Help For Black Americans

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Ella Mae Johnson: Her Story Was History, Too

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Taking Surprising Risks For The Ideal Body

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Immigration: The Next Mountain To Climb?

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