Texas Tech to host African-American History Month lecturesLubbockOnline.comTwo lectures and a film screening throughout February will mark the celebration of African-American History Month at Texas Tech. Tavis Smiley, a New York Times best-selling author and broadcaster, will discuss his book, “Death of a King” at 7 p.m. Feb.and more »
Flint Public Library to host reception for private African American art collectionMLive.comThe collection is privately owned by a Flint family, and focuses on three themes, through an African-American lens: faith, family and faces. The Artises began collecting in January 2009, and last year, their pieces inspired a nationally recognized ...
NBC 29 NewsWhite Virginia politician calls African American reporter “boy”Salon“That has bothered me,” Pyles told the paper, referring to his use of the word “boy.” “It certainly came out, and then I went to 'son,'” he added. For his part, Trice said that he found Pyles' use of the word — historically used to denigrate African...Column: Clueless in AugustaStaunton New
City Responds To Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By Group of "Non-African...Cleveland Scene Weekly... through the other named defendants, and the other named defendants in their individual capacities, have a history of treating non-African American officers involved in the shooting of African Americans substantially harsher than African American...
Public meeting will start Historic Macon's African American Heritage StudyMacon Telegraph (blog)The Historic Macon Foundation will host a public meeting Monday to kick off an African American Heritage Study. The event builds on previous “preservation conversations” that encouraged community members to sit down and have an open discussion about ...
CNNDrummond: Yale University cop who drew gun on African-American columnist's ...Contra Costa TimesBlow said the Yale College dean and head of campus police -- who is also African-American -- have apologized. I can't help but contrast Yale officials' deference to Blow with how African-Americans who don't have the benefit of economic and social ...Required reading for anyone who thi
New York PostThe Assembly may be getting its first African-American speakerNew York PostBronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie's bid to succeed disgraced Sheldon Silver as leader of Albany's lower house got a major boost Wednesday when another top contender dropped out and threw his support to Heastie. “Throughout my time of service in this ...4 point for power in raceAlbany Times Unionall
Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News (blog)Wilson: CPD needs more African-Americans and a new superintendentChicago Sun-Times - Breaking News (blog)Out of an estimated 300 officers, only 15 were African-American,” said Wilson, who said a “source” gave him the police department stats. A campaign spokesman for Rahm Emanuel said his campaign will not comment on police hiring and directed questions
ReutersEbony seeks buyer for photo archive, the 'African American Getty'ReutersIt's almost like an African American Getty," Johnson Publishing Chief Executive Desiree Rogers told Reuters, referring to the renowned Getty Images photojournalism archive. "We are still the curators of the African American experience. That's the ...Ebony magazine seeks buyer for 'African A
CNNMoneyAfrican-Americans propel prime time TV hits like 'Empire'CNNMoneyFor broadcast television, this is the Year of the African-American Viewer. What many of this season's biggest hits have in common is a huge following in black households. This is most pronounced with Fox's new musical drama "Empire," which has quickly ...and more »