KCETPreserving African-American History: The Legacy of Mayme A. ClaytonKCETWhile working as a university librarian, first for USC and then later for UCLA, she again recognized how little African-Americans were represented in these libraries. Mayme often requested a budget to purchase a small collection of African-American books.
Black EnterpriseAfrican American Festival Kicks-Off This Weekend in BaltimoreBlack EnterpriseThis Saturday (July 2) thru Sunday (July 3) the city of Baltimore will gather at the Camden Yards Sports and Entertainment Complex for two days of celebrating 40 years of African American life, music, and culture at the 2016 African American Festival ...
San Francisco Bay ViewJohn William Templeton finds African American history in places like Yosemite, Nob Hill and Beverly HillsSan Francisco Bay ViewHead of the educational television network ReUNION: Education-Arts-Heritage, the sleuth, John William Templeton, is bringing vacationers along for the ride during a mapping expedition for the California African American Freedom Trail in July. The firs
Baltimore SunAfrican-American swim group condemns controversial posterBaltimore Sun"This is especially disheartening when added to the saddening statistics and the historical exclusion of African Americans from public pools and safe open water swimming areas." Public pools and beaches were commonly segregated throughout U.S. history, ...and more »
LifesiteAfrican-American church leader pays price for opposing restroom ordinanceLifesiteJACKSONVILLE, Florida, July 1, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — An African-American pastor who stood up for bathroom privacy says he has been attacked personally and professionally by gay activists determined to crush his business and turn his life into “chaos.”.
The RootPoll: Donald Trump Has 1% of African-American Voter SupportThe RootDonald Trump isn't fairing well with African-American voters. A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Hillary Clinton is fairing extraordinarily well with African-American voters and has a commanding, 91% to 1% lead over the Republican presidential nominee.Your Racism is Showing: New Poll Reveals Trump Supporters More Li
Tampabay.comHistory & Heritage: Area newspapers slow to cover African-American communitiesTampabay.comUnless they were the perpetrator (either alleged or proven) or victim of a crime, African-Americans simply did not exist in the eyes of the area's newspaper editors. As a result of this exclusion, a small but important black press emerged in Tampa and ...
University of Missouri commission includes two African-AmericansMissourinet.comTwo of the eight members of a commission charged with reviewing the University of Missouri are persons of color: Maryville University professor Pamela Washington and Kansas City attorney Michael Williams. Rep. Bonnaye Mims (D-Kansas City).
ForwardWATCH: African American Hasidic Rapper in Star-Studded Music VideoForwardNissim Baruch Black's religious path has been winding. He was raised a non-practicing Sunni Muslim, converted to Christianity at age 14, embraced Messianic Christianity as an adult — and ultimately converted to Orthodox Judaism between 2010 and 2012.and more »
LA Daily NewsProgram for African American moms-to-be shut down amid funding cutsLA Daily NewsThe health and wellness of women and their newborns is at the heart of Black Infant Health, a state program enacted in California in 1989, when public health officials noticed a disparity in infant mortality among African Americans statewide. The ...