African American hands out a "whites-only" scholarship: The U.S. Army veteran is the vice president of the Former Majority Association for Equality, a group that awards scholarships solely to white men.

Kansas closes all but one abortion clinic: Regulators on Thursday announced that two of the state's three clinics would be forced to close their doors because they do not meet strict new licensing requirements.

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Hollywood's highest-paid black male actors: The Atlanta Post has a list of 10 who are starring in some of the silver screen's hottest blockbusters, grabbing the most desired roles and flexing their talents all the way to the bank.

MSNBC host to hold New Orleans clinic for Katrina anniversary: Ed Schultz, host of MSNBC's The Ed Show, will be marking the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by hosting a free clinic for the uninsured at New Orleans' Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Aug. 29. It will be his latest effort to lend a hand to the community's residents in the wake of the disaster.

In other news: Crack-Cocaine Sentencing Reform: The Battle Continues.