TIMESee 9 Striking Historical Photos of African American WomenTIMEThe history of what it has meant to be black and female in the United States is not easily summed up—a point that the upcoming Smithsonian photo book African American Women makes plain. As Kinshasha Holman Conwill, deputy director of the National ...
The New Orleans AdvocateExhibit at New Orleans museum chronicles African-Americans in World War IIThe New Orleans Advocate"Fight for the Right to Fight African American Experiences in World War II features artifacts, photographs, oral histories and associated educational programming to highlight some of the extraordinary achievements and challenges of African Americans...The right to fight: U
NOLA.comPost-Katrina African-Americans in New Orleans: income loss, education gainNOLA.comThe post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans' African-American community has made educational gains since the storm, but has not increased its median income as much as white households, according to a presentation Friday (July 3) by the Urban League of ...and more »
BloombergRick Perry Assails Republicans' Lack of 'Moral Legitimacy' on African-AmericansBloombergRepublican presidential candidate Rick Perry accused his party of trading its "moral legitimacy" for political pragmatism in abandoning the cause of African-Americans and, along with it, the black vote. "We found that we did need it to win," the former ...Why it's Re
WNCNDurham minister asks African Americans to fly different flag on July 4thWNCNAmerican flags represent that freedom, but a Durham minister is flying a different flag this weekend. Minister Paul Scott is flying the Liberation flag, which represents African American unity. “This flag is something every African American should ...and more »
Letter: African-Americans face contradictions in USBerkshire Eagle (subscription)Many are questioning whether or not The Eagle should have printed the Steven Nikitas opinion column of June 13. Many African-Americans may feel safer knowing just who their enemies are rather than not having a clue. This also lets them know who freely ...
News OneHere's Where African-Americans Stand In New Orleans 10 Years After Hurricane ...News OneA smaller percentage of African-American New Orleans men hold bachelors degrees now than before the storm – 13.7 percent in 2013 compared to 16.6 percent in 2005, according to the Urban League report. More African-American New Orleans women ...Urban League releases report on New Orleans since
Ring of FireGeraldo Rivera: Hip-Hop, Not Racism, is the Downfall of African AmericansRing of FireWhether it be the Internet or hip-hop music, old white people talking about things they don't, and never will understand, is common on Fox News. Geraldo Rivera, Fox News contributor, expressed that misunderstanding when he criticized musician Kendrick ...and more »
Charleston Post CourierFirst African American bishop sets Episcopal milestoneCharleston Post CourierBishop Michael Curry, of North Carolina, elected the Episcopal Church's first African-American presiding bishop, speaks during a rally to urge people of faith to seek common ground to curtail gun violence during the Episcopal General Convention Sunday ...Duke Chapel-consecrated bishop makes Epis
Tragedy offers lesson in African-American ChristianityAlbuquerque JournalEven when segregationist Jim Crow laws were at their most oppressive, their churches provided places where African-Americans could pray and ponder, organize and debate, free of the restrictions imposed outside their doors by the white power structure, ...Dionne: Liberated by graceMetroWest Daily Newsall 18 news articles&