Sunday, October 20, 2019

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Black Leaders Forged Alliance with Trump on...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rare bipartisan deal in Congress to overhaul federal sentencing laws passed after a few black ministers, leaders and lawmakers forged...

Did Trump Bamboozle HBCU Presidents? His Delay...

When President Donald Trump met with leaders from historically Black colleges and universities in February, it sparked a backlash. Students and alumni criticized the...

Education Center Deemed ‘Powerful First Step’ As Ferguson...

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The National Urban League president helped christen a new job training and education center in Ferguson on Wednesday, calling the...

The Urban League’s State of Black America...

The TV One two-hour special last week featuring panel discussions on the Urban League’s State of Black America report demonstrated yet again the need...

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...

New Study Shows African-Americans May Need to...

https://youtu.be/ans4sLoFFkg The National Urban League released its annual "State of Black America" report for 2016. This report compares African-Americans to whites in areas of health,...

NY Times Says Post-Katrina New Orleans Is...

As we mark the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many articles are analyzing what progress has been made in rebuilding New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina resulted...

Yet Another Report Confirming the Lack of...

Let’s get this out of the way — President Barack Obama is not a Black savior and Congress is not, has not been and shall never...

Despite Small Steps Towards Progress, Black America...

Over the past year, media and politicians have attempted to tout a very optimistic view of progress in the Black community. More Black students...

10 Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Who...

Zora Neale Hurston One of the all-time influential authors, Zora Neale Hurston, has close ties to the Harlem Renaissance. Through her writings, Robert Hemenway wrote...

5 Black Organizations That Have Been Manipulated...

  NAACP Several branches of the NAACP have been accused of playing into the hands of their white financial supporters. One of the most popular examples...

Declassified Files Reveal NSA Spied on Muhammad...

The National Security Agency secretly tapped into the overseas phone calls of prominent critics of the Vietnam War, including civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.,...

Atty Gen Holder Announces Obama’s New Strategy...

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has thrown out the enforcement section of the Voting Rights Act, Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the...

Urban League: Blacks Have Made Progress, But...

African-Americans have made significant gains over the past 50 years in educational attainment and in decreasing their numbers living in poverty, but have only...

Black Leaders Put Obama on Notice by...

At a historic gathering of major black advocacy and civil rights groups this week, the leaders hammered out a "black agenda" for President Obama's...

African-Americans Still Waiting For President Obama To...

They are his most fiercely loyal supporters, a powerful voting block who came out en masse in 2008 to help make Barack Obama America’s...

Report: Black Turnout Will Be Key to...

The turnout of African Americans is so key in the upcoming presidential election that just a 5 percent drop in the number who vote...