7News - WSVN-TVPioneering African-American officers honored at Overtown ceremony7News - WSVN-TVMIAMI (WSVN) - Some pioneering police officers received high honors at a ceremony in Overtown, Saturday. Miami's Police Benevolent Association teamed up with the Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum to recognize five individuals who paved ...
Worcester TelegramOn stage: 'American Moor' explores experience of African-American menWorcester TelegramBOSTON — In “American Moor,” actor and playwright Keith Hamilton Cobb explores the experience of African-American men in America through the prism of a black actor feeling conflicted by his desire to try out for a much-coveted part – the title ...
WWLNO African American Museum shuttered despite millions in public aidWWLThe recently renovated Administration building for the African American Museum stands head and shoulders above any other building the museum maintains. Board members hope that events hosted in the building can help raise money for other renovations.
Monroe Evening NewsMonroe in 1967: Perspectives of African-American residentsMonroe Evening NewsThis piece is part of a special report on the 1967 riots, and their impact in southeast Michigan. Background: What happened in Detroit in 1967? William Epps of Monroe remembers being a teenager 50 years ago and trying to get a hamburger at a restaurant ...and more »
Akron Beacon JournalKids race in Soap Box Derby despite rain, have first African ...Akron Beacon JournalBut in its 80 years, the All-American Soap Box Derby never has been canceled because of rain. Despite a daylong forecast calling for storms and a brief run-in in ...Indy teen is first African American Soap Box Derby World Champion ...Fox 59all 5 news articles »
South Bend TribuneAfrican-American legislators hold town hall in South BendSouth Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — The state's new road-rebuilding effort, the South Shore line's rerouting and education funding were some of the main issues discussed Saturday afternoon at an Indiana Black Leglislative Caucus town hall, hosted by the South Bend chapter ...and more »
Philly.comNew transplant rules help more African Americans get kidneysPhilly.comJonathan Leonard, 41, got a kidney transplant only four months after he went on the waiting list, thanks to allocation rule changes that made the system fairer.and more »
Bowling Green Daily NewsSLIDE SHOW: Storytelling at the African American MuseumBowling Green Daily NewsBac Totrong/Daily News. Older African Americans share their stories Saturday, July 22, 2017, during a storytelling event at the African American Museum. (Bac Totrongfirstname.lastname@example.org). African American Museum. Buy Now · Bac Totrong/Daily News.and more »
Baltimore Sun'The persistent plague of pain inflicted on African Americans cuts across centuries'Baltimore SunI remember well the eloquent articulation of the agony and aspirations of African Americans as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned a dream for justice and equality and people stood in solidarity at the March on Washington. His prophetic words are ...
OregonLive.comOregon should follow Washington's lead in honoring early African Americans (Guest opinion)OregonLive.comTo someone steeped in the sad history of early Oregon's racism, as I have been in my recent writing, it was a relief to visit Centralia, Wash., the other day and witness how that nearly all-white community honors the African American who founded the town.