Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: Black America

One-Third of Americans Thought MLK Brought His...

Martin Luther King Jr. left a lasting legacy in the fight for civil rights. But while his legacy is neatly presented 50 years after his...

Amazon Issues Answer to HBO’s ‘Confederate’ with...

An America where reparations have been met for Black people will be realized onscreen thanks to Will Packer and Aaron McGruder. Packer, a movie producer...

National Urban League Predicts How African-Americans Will...

Black Americans already tend to lag behind whites economically, and a new report shows their prospects are bound to get worse under President Donald Trump. The...

Tech Industry Lacks Diversity, Keeps Facial Recognition...

Black people are strongly underrepresented in Silicon Valley. It has long been speculated that the tech industry is mostly white and male. According to...

Political Power is More Than Symbolism and...

By James Clingman Gil Scott-Heron once asked: “Just how blind will America be? The world is on the edge of its seat; defeat on the...

Group Economics Is the Key to the...

Facing Economic and Political Annihilation, Black America Has No Other Choice But to Seize Control of its Economic Destiny Economic Empowerment Group Urges Cooperative Economics...

We May Never See Another Team Like...

It's been 30 years since Black America had a team in the NCAA Basketball Tournament that represented its culture, anger, talent, power and will the...

Never a Slave: President Obama’s Racial Trial...

The recent snafu of leaked email exchanges between Sony executives Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin was a global teaching moment because it was a...

Myth Busted: Black America Would Not Be...

In August, Los Angeles radio host Larry Elder made a shocking claim during an interview with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin. When Baldwin launched a discussion about...

8 Ways Slavery Affected Black Families And...

Broken Traditions African family traditions, which varied according to national origin and religion, could not be replicated in the New World after Africans were forced...

America’s Past Still Taking a Major Toll...

America’s history of economic exploitation is still taking a major toll on Black Americans who are struggling to overcome years of slavery, segregation and...

5 Reasons President Obama Hasn’t Been Able...

Obama Answers to Higher Powers Many of the world's governments are primarily driven by the interests of the rich and powerful people and corporations that...

Race Matters: Don Lemon’s Open Letter to...

CNN's Don Lemon talks about his open letter to Russell Simmons regarding race. Below is a transcript of a letter Russell Simmons wrote in response...

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, A Blueprint...

The nation's first black public high school, Paul Laurence Dunbar High, opened its doors in Washington, D.C., in 1870. But more than 140 years...

Race Matters: Is a ‘Black Agenda’ an...

The African-American media round table hosted by the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee of the U.S. Senate yesterday was the perfect opportunity to ask...

View From Black America: Life is Good

You might think that African-Americans might be more pessimistic about their lives. The housing crisis decimated pockets of black wealth. The black unemployment rate...

Belafonte Challenges Blacks on Gun Violence at...

Famed singer and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte used the NAACP Image Awards on Friday night to challenge the black community to take a...