Los Angeles TimesCAAM deputy director wins national prize for African American art historyLos Angeles TimesFor her contributions to the preservation of African American art, the deputy director of the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, Naima Keith, has been awarded the 2017 David C. Driskell Prize. The Driskell Prize, from the High Museum of ...
NOLA.comNew Orleans tech startup founder urges fellow African-American women 'demand to be at the table'NOLA.comSevetri Wilson, founder and CEO of ExemptMeNow, an online platform that simplifies the process of creating and maintaining a nonprofit, is part of a small, but growing group -- African-American women founders in tech. ExemptMeNow, based in New Orleans, ...
NBCNews.comAfrican Americans, Asian Americans Went to More Movies in 2016: StudyNBCNews.comThe number of frequent African-American moviegoers nearly doubled to 5.6 million last year, while the number of regular Asian-American ticket-buyers jumped from 3.2 million to 3.9 million. The MPAA defines frequent moviegoers as people who attend the ...Study Shows That African-Americans Went to More Mo
Alderman wants to house African American Affairs offices in Sherman Park areaMilwaukee Business JournalThere is no magic bullet that will help those living in and around the Sherman Park area recover from the unrest and turmoil that rocked the Milwaukee community back in August, but one city alderman has an idea he thinks would be a good starting point.and more »
Boston HeraldFirst African-American named to lead BLSBoston HeraldRachel Skerritt is taking over at Boston Latin School, becoming the first African-American headmaster in the exam school's 382-year-history after a troubled year marked by a federal civil rights probe of racial discrimination. Skerritt, a native of the ...Boston Latin names first African-American headmasterWCVB Bostonall 16 news
KUTArchivist LaToya Devezin On Preserving African-American History ...KUTOn the East Side, development and rising property costs continue to force the African-American community out. With such rapid migration, how have the.and more »
LGBTQ NationAre black Brits taking African American movie roles?LGBTQ NationThe veteran actor has made a point to call out the Hollywood system for overlooking African American actors and casting black British actors instead. It's “another form of the industry discrimination [African-Americans] face on a regular basis.” “We ...
ThinkProgressDon't expect to get into the African American history museum anytime soonThinkProgressThat's how much time a typical visitor spends at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened just six months ago. “Dwell time,” as it is officially known, has been off the charts since the newest Smithsonian opened its ...Never ForgetCommonwealall 2 news arti
mySanAntonio.comKawhi's new movie project highlights African-American NBA pioneermySanAntonio.com... a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer who was among the first African-American players in the NBA during the 1950-51 season. Later, Lloyd joined Jim Tucker as the first African-Americans to play for an NBA championship team when they were on ...and more »
Washington Post (blog)Trump can change the GOP's conversation with a new generation of African AmericansWashington Post (blog)I imagined Trump, microphone in hand, standing in the streets of some of the poorest, most crime-ridden inner-city neighborhoods, asking young African Americans, “Who do you think wants you to have a shot at getting rich: me or Hillary Clinton?” The ...The wish list