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Obama Defends Cuban Opening but Faults Sony Over Movie in Year-End Press ... - New York Times
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New York TimesObama Defends Cuban Opening but Faults Sony Over Movie in Year-End Press ...New York TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama on Friday rejected critics who say he should not have opened American relations with Cuba because of that nation's human rights record, saying the historic thaw would give the United States more sway with the Cuban ...
 
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African-American Girls Disciplined At A Disproportionate Rate In Schools - WABE 90.1 FM
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WABE 90.1 FMAfrican-American Girls Disciplined At A Disproportionate Rate In SchoolsWABE 90.1 FMAfrican-American girls receive about 12 percent of all suspensions, according to data from the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. That's a higher rate than any other group of female students, including white girls, who have a suspension ...Growing incarceration rates for African Amer
 
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This Awesome 16-Year-Old Wants To Be The Youngest African American Chess ... - Huffington Post
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This Awesome 16-Year-Old Wants To Be The Youngest African American Chess ...Huffington PostOnly one African American, Maurice Ashley, has attained grandmaster ranking. He was 34 at the time. But Joshua is one of three black New York City-area boys who in recent years reached the master rank when they were 12 years old. "To have three young ...
 
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ACLU Lawsuit Says Ferguson School District Discriminates Against African ... - Huffington Post
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ACLU Lawsuit Says Ferguson School District Discriminates Against African...Huffington Post“Elected officials in the Ferguson-Florissant School District have not been responsive to the particularized needs of the African-American community," the complaint reads. "For example, the Board has been insufficiently attentive to issues of ...ACLU Sues Ferguson-Florissant School District, claim
 
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African-Americans Falling Behind Under ObamaCare - Fox News (blog)
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Fox News (blog)African-Americans Falling Behind Under ObamaCareFox News (blog)By Sarah Ferris, The Hill. African-Americans are less likely to see benefits under ObamaCare compared to other racial groups, according to research released Tuesday. While Hispanics, American Indians and Alaska natives have seen “dramatic” increases in ...and more »
 
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African-Americans must heed call to serve their communities - Orlando Sentinel
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Orlando SentinelAfrican-Americans must heed call to serve their communitiesOrlando SentinelOver the past several months, I have seen the brittle relationship between the African-American community and law enforcement further deteriorate. As an Afro-Latino and a former law-enforcement officer, I stand watch from a peculiar place in that I ...
 
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Guest column: Jacksonville must act to stop killings of African-American youth - Florida Times-Union
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Guest column: Jacksonville must act to stop killings of African-American youthFlorida Times-UnionGuest column: Jacksonville must act to stop killings of African-American youth. Fri, Dec 19, 2014 @ 10:52 am | updated Fri, Dec 19, 2014 @ 4:51 pm. Will the recent death of Devron Crowden generate enough community unrest to create real sustainable ...and more »
 
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Obamas give voice to concerns that many African Americans face in race relations - Kansas City Star (blog)
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Kansas City Star (blog)Obamas give voice to concerns that many African Americans face in race relationsKansas City Star (blog)Other situations are like those that billionaire Oprah Winfrey has recalled of being questioned in expensive stores whether she — as an African American woman — can afford to buy certain items. Having the first family speak about these and many other ...Obamas on R
 
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African American Chamber hosts annual luncheon - New Pittsburgh Courier
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New Pittsburgh CourierAfrican American Chamber hosts annual luncheonNew Pittsburgh CourierA HAPPY TRIO—African American Chamber of Commerce of Western PA Board Chairman Samuel Stephenson and President and CEO Doris Carson Williams salute David L. Porges, EQT Chairman, President and CEO after a well-received luncheon speech ...
 
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New report shows GRCC's struggle to retain African-American students - MLive.com
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New report shows GRCC's struggle to retain African-American studentsMLive.comAlthough Bleke said he would like to see the retention rate for all students, including African-Americans, increase more quickly, he doesn't question whether GRCC's is pursuing the most effective student success strategies. “I think we have to let that ...
 
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