Local African Americans stories being archived in Library of CongressWTXL ABC 27The History Makers have collected over 2000 interviews about African American life, history, culture, and the struggles and achievements of the black experience. One name you might recognize is that of Julian E. White, the former Director for FAMU's ...and more »
Breitbart NewsAfrican Americans disproportionately cited for public pot use in Seattle -policeYahoo NewsSEATTLE (Reuters) - African Americans in Seattle were ticketed disproportionately to their population for unlawfully using marijuana in public places during the first half of 2014, according to a report released on Wednesday by the city's police ...Seattle Police: African Americans Dispropor
Fox News LatinoSan Antonio Gets Its First African American Mayor, Will Succeed Julian CastroFox News LatinoThe San Antonio City Council picked a new mayor to succeed its star alum, Julian Castro, who has moved into his post as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. With a 5-3 vote, the council picked Councilwoman Ivy Taylor, a Yale graduate who grew ...Ivy Taylor '92: Ms. MayorYale A
African-American BeachesThenewjournalandguideAt the turn of the 20th century, African-Americans owned “vast swaths of property along America's shores,” Andrew Karhl, an assistant professor of history at Marquette University, said in his 2012 book, They're Coming for the Land: African-American...and more »
Maintaining weight may lower depression in African American womenLos Angeles TimesDepression is among the most common and disabling mental health conditions in the United States, and nearly 15% of African American women will experience major depression in their lifetimes. Additionally, depressed African American adults are less ...
Austin's African-American population relocating to suburbsMyFox AustinThe east side used to be home to a diverse community rich in African American culture, but now African Americans only make up about 8 percent of the city's population. "A lot of people have moved to suburban cities. Places like Round Rock, Hutto, ...and more »
Gender pay gap is even worse for African-American women in Alabama: Today ...The Huntsville Times - al.comWomen in the workplace earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. If that woman is African-American, she can expect the wage gap to be even larger – about 64 cents for every dollar earned by their white male counterparts. The gap is even wider in ...
Five African American women on Georgia's statewide ballot for first timeSavannah Morning NewsATLANTA — Georgia will make history in November. For the first time in the state and nation, five African-American women will be on a statewide ballot. These candidates include Doreen Carter for secretary of state, Liz Johnson for insurance ...African-American women candidates in Georgia make history
JCSU to host exhibit on African-American philanthropyCharlotte Observer... although the exhibit shows African-American philanthropy specifically, the message is accessible to everyone and can inspire anyone to be more giving. “While our exhibition focuses on philanthropy through the experience and lens of African...and more »
PoliticoPaul courts African-Americans at Urban LeaguePoliticoSen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), as part of a methodical effort to reach out to voters beyond the Republican base, will use a speech Friday to the National Urban League to unveil a major push on education reform, which he said will include “school choice ...Rand Paul's Urban League MessageU.S. News & World Report (blog)Rand Paul Veers Off P