Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tag: African Americans

Blacks, Hispanics Contribute the Least Toward Air...

WASHINGTON (AP) — African-Americans and Hispanics breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, a new study said. A study...

NAACP Image Awards to Televise Live From...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NAACP Image Awards will be televised live for the first time from the Dolby Theatre. NAACP and TV One officials...

Senate Republicans Push to Fill Judicial Seat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are working to soon fill the nation's longest judicial vacancy with a North Carolina lawyer whose nomination has raised...

U.S. Senator Apologizes for ‘Hanging’ Remark But...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent Tuesday night that she...

Police Confirm White Man Tried to Access...

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A white man with a history of violence and mental illness was recorded on surveillance video apparently trying to get...

Man Gets 33 Months for Racist Threats...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for threatening to murder African Americans at...

Five Lawsuits Filed Against Portland-Area Businesses for...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Several African Americans are suing big-box stores and restaurants in Oregon, claiming employees at those places wrongly accused them of...

Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Among One of 3...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three black people plan to sue a Southern California police department over what they say was an excessive response to...

What’s Your Emergency? Calling 911 for Non-Emergencies...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two recent encounters at a Philadelphia Starbucks and a Pennsylvania golf club that led to allegations of racism against black patrons...

Poll: Most Americans Say Trump Is Racist

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds that more than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks and Hispanics, think President Donald Trump...

Cities Are Touting Their Nonwhite Population In...

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech...

How Prosecutors are Making Intellectually-Disabled African-Americans on...

IQ tests have long been plagued by claims of cultural and racial bias. Critics from a wide range of arenas, including academia, psychology, psychiatry...

Martin Luther King, African-Americans and the Inescapable...

“Oh yes, Great White Father, you did surprise us with one thing you did … but it wasn’t you killing us, it wasn’t you...

Could a Ruling In Favor of Masterpiece...

Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Masterpiece Cakeshop was sued by a gay couple after refusing to...

Monument Sought to Recognize Blacks Who Served...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Blacks in South Carolina who served in the Confederate military, many of them enslaved Africans pressed into duty, would be...

New Study Seeks to Determine If Reminiscing...

Sharon Steen dons her tennis shoes and, with two fellow seniors, walks streets that in her youth were a vibrant center of the African-American...

With a Year Left in Office, People...

With less than a year left in office, people have begun speculating as to what President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle will do...