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Tales of African-American History Found in DNA - New York Times
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New York TimesTales of African-American History Found in DNANew York TimesIn a study published Friday in PLOS Genetics, a team of geneticists explored how these journeys have left genetic clues in the DNA of living African-Americans. The variations in their genes carry clues about the cruelties of slavery and the routes many ...Genomic study tracks African-American dispersal in the Great Migration
 
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A Quick Guide to Researching African-American Roots - History
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HistoryA Quick Guide to Researching African-American RootsHistoryThe publication of author Alex Haley's 1976 Pulitzer Prize-winning family saga ROOTS and the subsequent 1977 ABC miniseries inspired millions to investigate their own family lineages. In the ensuing four decades, interest in genealogy has only grown ...and more »
 
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A History Of African-American Gun Advocacy – And Why It's Never Talked About - Wisconsin Public Radio News
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Wisconsin Public Radio NewsA History Of African-American Gun Advocacy – And Why It's Never Talked AboutWisconsin Public Radio NewsHe can also tick off a series of prominent civil rights leaders who actively endorsed gun ownership by African-Americans, including Ida B. Wells and Fredrick Douglass. When Douglass was once asked what former slaves needed to avoid being recaptured, ...
 
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Upcoming presentation to detail how UMass welcomed several African American students in late 1890s - MassLive.com
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MassLive.comUpcoming presentation to detail how UMass welcomed several African American students in late 1890sMassLive.comAMHERST – During the University of Massachusetts sesquicentennial, Rob Cox learned about an African American young man who was reportedly a student at the then Massachusetts Agricultural College in the late 1890s. So in 2013, the head of Special ...
 
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Poll: African-American Voters Feel Democratic Party Takes Them for Granted - Lasentinel
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Los Angeles TimesPoll: African-American Voters Feel Democratic Party Takes Them for GrantedLasentinelA recent poll revealed many Black voters in California strongly identify with the Democratic Party, although 58 percent feel the establishment takes them for granted. Commissioned by the African American Voter Registration, Education and Participation ...Black California Voters Could Not Care
 
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Honoring the Legacy of African-American Women - New York Times (blog)
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New York Times (blog)Honoring the Legacy of African-American WomenNew York Times (blog)Ms. Jackson is now using her body as her visual instrument, exploring how photography shaped the narratives of African-Americans and Africans. In her most recent images she assumes the role of historic black women from the 19th century, including her ...
 
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Austin's African Americans are being pushed to suburbs, and away from parks and grocery stores - Grist
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GristAustin's African Americans are being pushed to suburbs, and away from parks and grocery storesGrist“Austin's African American population has been in steady decline for nearly two decades,” notes the study from the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin. “From 2000 to 2010 African Americans were the only ...Point Austin: Pushed Out:
 
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Smoking May Increase CKD Risk in African Americans - Renal and Urology News
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Renal and Urology NewsSmoking May Increase CKD Risk in African AmericansRenal and Urology NewsMichael Hall, MD, MS, of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, and colleagues looked at renal function decline in 3,648 African American men and women aged 21 to 84 who participated in the Jackson Heart Study, 2000-2004. Among these ...Smoking Cigarettes May Increase Risk of Kidney
 
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African-American women have less accurate mammograms - Amsterdam News
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Amsterdam NewsAfrican-American women have less accurate mammogramsAmsterdam NewsThis discrepancy suggests that more African-American women underwent unnecessary biopsies. White women were also 23.5 percent more likely to be referred for biopsies than African Americans, meaning that mammography is likely missing cancers in ...
 
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The invisible: African Americans in North American Anglicanism - Virtue Online
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The invisible: African Americans in North American AnglicanismVirtue OnlineOf the traditional churches that remain in the Episcopal Church, African-Americans lead relatively few. • The African-American leadership in the Episcopal Church on the whole comes from the progressive wing of the church, not the evangelical/Anglo ...
 
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