Harvard's Hutchins Center Announces 2nd Class of FellowsThe RootHenry Louis Gates Jr. attends the New York series premiere of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, at the Paris Theater in New York City. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University professor and director ...and more »
Tristatehomepage.comRepairs to African American Museum Almost CompleteTristatehomepage.comRepairs to Evansville's African American Museum are almost done after a high speed police chase ended with a man crashing inside. Officers say Sean Whitlock's car crashed at more than 90 miles an hour into one of the pillars at the museum on Lincoln Ave.
Never-before-seen African-American artifacts creating a buzz in AtlantaThe GrioWe believe from what we've been able to see and from the surveys and testimonials, when young African-Americans learn more about their history they change their behavior. That is something we found gratifying, particularly with our son Khalil.” This ...
Philly.comAfrican-American players are disappearing from baseballThe Week MagazineWednesday marked the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier to become baseball's first African-American player. And in the decades that followed, the game became far less white as more and more African-American players followed ...Phillies African-American Representation Is StrongThe
7 Lies We Need To Stop Telling About Young African-American MenHuffington PostThis type of harmful and wholly inaccurate narrative has been constructed around African-American male student achievement for years. Enin is just the latest high-profile example of how it hurts all young men, high school high achievers or not, by ...
Scholar Speaks on Influence of African American MuslimsHarvard CrimsonZaheer Ali '94, scholar and former vice president of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Black Students Association, spoke about the increasing influence of African American Muslims on American culture at a talk at the Barker Center Thursday evening.
Dennis Persica: African-American Catholics deeply shaped LouisianaThe New Orleans AdvocateBut Sister Eva believed that Catholicism provided a moral strain for African-Americans that survived through generations and directed their lives. They watched out for each other. Free people of color, for example, saved the wages from the jobs they ...and more »
African-American teens show off skills in ACT-SO SaturdayInland Valley Daily BulletinPOMONA >> The Academic, Cultural, Technological, Scientific Olympics culminates its year-long incentive and mentoring program for African-American teenagers on Saturday. The San Gabriel Valley branch of the National Association for the Advancement of ...
Washington PostAfrican American religious leaders protest a lack of diversity in de Blasio ...New York Daily News (blog)More than half a dozen African American religious leaders representing churches across the city and about 70 supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall Thursday to protest what they described as a lack of diversity in Mayor de Blasio's appointments.Activists: De Blasio pic
Kansas.comKansas African American Museum to host memorial service for fiber artistKansas.comThe Kansas African American Museum is hosting a memorial service for Chief Zacheus Olowonubi Oloruntoba at 5 p.m. Thursday at the museum, 601 N. Water. Chief Oloruntoba was an internationally known fiber artist. Many Kansans became familiar with ...New Kansas African American Museum on holdKansas First