Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: African American

Fascinating Study Reveals White People Have Far...

Is there any difference between "black" and "African-American?" Apparently in the minds of white people the difference is enormous, according to a fascinating new study...

Army Draws Fire for New Regs Referring...

Just months after "hairgate," when the Army tried to ban certain African-American hairstyles, the armed services division is now embroiled in a new controversy...

8 Black Celebrities Who Denied Being African-American

Raven-Symone Raven-Symoné has a lot of talents.  She's an actress, singer, songwriter, model, television personality, dancer, rapper and producer. She first appeared on television in...

African-American Woman Receives $1.5M in Police Brutality...

Police have reached a $1.5 million settlement with a Black woman who was repeatedly punched by a cop in a video filmed by a...

Wisconsin Ranks Last for Overall Well-Being of...

African-American children still face dismal odds in Wisconsin. The state ranks last in the country in the overall well-being of African-American children based on an...

10 Time Periods Depict Changing Hairstyles of...

The Appropriation of Black Hair 1400s-1500s: During this century, Europeans traded on the west coast of Africa with people wearing elaborate hairstyles, including locs, plaits...

Navy Discharges African-American Woman For Refusing to...

The U.S. Navy announced on Wednesday it was going to discharge Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jessica Sims for not changing her traditional African-American...

Wendy Scott, First African-American Dean at Mississippi...

A new era began today at Mississippi College School of Law with Wendy Scott as dean. Scott is the first African-American to head the Mississippi...

KeKe Palmer to Play Broadway’s First African-American...

Actress KeKe Palmer will be taking over the lead role in the stage musical Cinderella next month, making her the first African-American to play the...

African-American Character Doc McStuffins Earns Wide-Ranging Fan...

Jade Goss, age 2, looks as if she just stepped out of the wildly popular Doc McStuffins cartoon. “She has the Doc McStuffins sheets. She...

Beverly Johnson Reflects on Being First African-American...

Beverly Johnson was once told she would never get a Vogue cover. But today, the 61-year-old model is celebrating the 40th anniversary of becoming...

Tara Walker Becomes First African-American Female Firefighter...

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Friday was three years in the making for 31-year-old Tara Walker. Walker is the first African-American female firefighter in the 143-year...

Geraldine Hines Set to Become First African-American...

Geraldine Hines will likely become the first African-American woman to serve on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The state’s Governor’s Council is expected to...

Black Woman From South Arkansas Named Oldest...

A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she’s now officially the oldest confirmed...

Meet the Navy’s First Female African-American Four-Star...

  For the first time in its history, the Navy on Tuesday promoted a woman to four-star admiral. Adm. Michelle J. Howard was promoted to...

Black Women: A Forceful Presence in the...

A new study, “Status of Black Women in American Politics” finds that while Black women have strong leadership qualities and circumstances often groom them...