NBCSports.comEddie Macon, first African-American to play for the Bears, dies at 90 ...NBCSports.comEddie Macon, who in 1952 became the first black player in Chicago Bears history, has died. He was 90. Born in 1927, Macon joined the Army as soon as he ...and more »
Washington PostAfrican American studies teacher: The time I sparred with Bill O'Reilly on his Fox News showWashington PostMark Naison is a professor of African American studies and history at New York's Fordham University and director of Fordham's Urban Studies Program. He is the author of three books and more than 100 articles on African American history, urban history ...Bill O'R
The Montclair Dispatch (press release)African American Programming Featured at MFFThe Montclair Dispatch (press release)Down the years we have featured a wide range of films, events, and talent that celebrate African American contributions to the art of film. This year, we decided that, in addition to our traditional programming, we'd like to find a way to celebrate ...and more »
Rockford Register StarMy View: African-Americans need more business, job opportunitiesRockford Register StarNow that I have discussed a few subjects in the Rockford Register Star, I have thought about these things. Since African-Americans are at our lowest levels in respect to starting a business, I have suggested that banks loosen their grips on lending for ...
Richmond Free PressDan Rooney, who opened doors in NFL for African-Americans in top jobs, dies at 84Richmond Free PressPrior to the Rooney Rule, only 6 percent of NFL head coaches were African-American. Between 2003 and now, 17 African-Americans have been named to head coaching positions, or 23 percent. The 2017 NFL season will start with seven African-American ...and more »
Chicago Sun-TimesEddie Macon, Bears' first African-American player, dies at 90 ...Chicago Sun-TimesEddie Macon, the Bears' first African-American player, died Wednesday at 90 after a short illness.First black player in Bears history dies - Chicago BearsChicagoBears.comall 2 news articles »
MSR News OnlineBlack Brits and African American actors vie for movie rolesMSR News OnlineThe veteran actor has made a point to call out the Hollywood system for overlooking African American actors to cast Black British actors instead. It's “another form of the industry discrimination [African Americans] face on a regular basis,” said Jackson.
CBS ChicagoChicago Public Library To Receive African American History Digital Archive This SummerCBS ChicagoThe founder of the History Makers series, Juliana Richardson sees the archive as a source of pride for young people who would benefit from knowing the stories of influential African Americans. She believes it can play a role in turning young people ...
Tribune-ReviewNew Kensington's first African-American police chief laid to rest ...Tribune-ReviewJames L. 'Jimmy' Chambers was laid to rest in Union Cemetery in Arnold on Friday. Chambers, 74, was chief of police in New Kensington from ...and more »
TIMEThe Disturbing History of African-Americans and Medical Research Goes Beyond Henrietta LacksTIMEAsk a given person what they know about the history of the use of African-Americans as unwilling research subjects and they are likely to mention one infamous incident: Tuskegee. “Such a failure seems almost beyond belief, or human compassion,” TIME ...The lasting harm of medical mistrustCh