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 »
OC Weekly (blog)Fired African-American Hotel Worker at Irvine Embassy Suites Claims Racial ...OC Weekly (blog)Activists and clergy members from numerous organizations gathered outside Irvine Embassy Suites earlier this month to support former employee Aaron Westly who claims management fired him after he complained to no avail about a coworker calling him ...
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 ...
SFGateAfrican 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 picks 'n
Philly.comPhillies African-American Representation Is StrongThe Good PhightAfrican-Americans accounted for 8.5% of Opening Day rosters this year, a number virtually unchanged from last year, but way down from the 18-19% that was seen from the 1970s through the 1990s. There are a myriad of reasons for the decrease, such as an ...African-American players are disappearing from baseballThe Week M
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.and more »
Yahoo SportsFrank Haith merely the latest African-American coach to leave SEC for lesser jobYahoo SportsHead coach Frank Haith of the Missouri Tigers reacts to a call during the quarterfinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament against the Florida Gators at Georgia Dome on March 14, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images).and more »
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 ...
When It Comes to Perception and African-American Coaches, the SEC Cannot WinThe Big LeadYesterday, in a surprise move, Frank Haith left Missouri and took the head coaching position at Tulsa. What do these moves have in common? Well, both of the coaches/schools were from the Southeastern Conference. And both coaches are African-American.
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.and more »