Tuesday, August 23, 2016

America’s Pay Gap Costs African-American Women over $1 Million in Lost Wages

Every April, one day is set aside for Equal Pay Day — a calendar day symbolizing how far into the year women must work...

6 Instances that Prove White Abolitionists Still Viewed Black People as Inferior

White Abolitionists Ran the Movement According to Amherst College Black Studies professor David Blight, the issue of race carried over into the abolitionist movement....

7 Children’s Cartoons and Live-Action Shows That Promote Positive Images of Black Youths

Doc McStuffins The show, "Doc McStuffins," features an African-American girl named Dottie "Doc" McStuffins, who is a toy doctor. She uses a variety of magical medical...

The Forgotten Exodus: 7 Facts About the Black Loyalists and 3,600 Refugee Negroes Escaping...

The War of 1812 After the War of 1812, former enslaved Blacks fled to Canada and the Caribbean in search for a better life...

10 Astonishing Facts About the Black Men and Women Responsible for America’s Railroad Systems

All Southern Railroads Built in the 1800s Were Built by Enslaved Africans The whole southern network of railroads built in the enslavement period in America...

8 Successful Black-Owned Engineering and Tech Firms Across the U.S.

Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, Inc.  Adams Communication & Engineering Technology was founded in 1999 by CEO Charles Adams. The company, headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland,...

Woman Capitalizing on Natural Hair Movement Makes...

When Dorinda Mawuenya Matey started the Facebook page, We Naturals Team, she had no idea it would turn into a business. She just wanted...

Islamic Rebel Pleads Guilty to Destroying Ancient...

The Islamist militant responsible for spearheading the rampage that left several of Timbuktu's ancient buildings and artifacts in ruins has pleaded guilty to his...

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Gabby Douglas has faced harsh criticism at this year's Olympic Games in Rio De Janerio, Brazil, including racist judgment and critiques of her hair...