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Several Activists Arrested in NYC at Peaceful Black Lives Matter Protest

Several activists were arrested at a rally organized by the Black Lives Matter advocacy group where people had been peacefully protesting the Minneapolis police killing of unarmed African American man Jamar Clark, multiple reports in social networks said.

One Last Photo Before You Lapse Into a Turkey Daze 

Via the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture, here’s a family settling into Thanksgiving dinner in 1950. Read more...

In Supreme Court case, university defends race-based policy giving middle-class minorities an edge

With the constitutionality of race-based affirmative action hanging by a thread at the Supreme Court, University of Texas officials are struggling to explain a policy that gives an extra edge to Latino and African American students from middle-class households and top-performing high schools. It...

Watch A Chicago Protester's Perfect Answer To Hannity's Question On Why People Protest After Police Shoot African Americans

From the November 24 edition of Fox News' Hannity: SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Hey Mike, I have a question for your guest. Can I ask a question? MIKE TOBIN: Go ahead, Sean. HANNITY: I want to ask him. There have been 818 murders in Chicago from 2014 through November 2015. Show More Summary

Fox's Megyn Kelly Has A Problem With This Young Black Protester Looking At A Cop

Fox News host Megyn Kelly denounced the scene of a young African American protester standing in front of a police officer during a peaceful protest in Chicago following the announcement that police officer Jason Van Dyke was chargedShow More Summary

More than 60 works by African American artists of the 20th century to be sold by Treadway Toomey Auctions

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Treadway Toomey Auctions announces its December 5th auction will feature a session of African American artwork curated by specialist Thom Pegg. This important grouping of fine art includes 20th century works in various mediums, including paintings, prints, sculpture, collage, assemblage, and photographs. Show More Summary

Interview: Jeff Mills - The Art in Techno

Jeff Mills is not the first prolific African American to have found most of his success outside of the United States. Having been collectively responsible for the birth of Techno in Detroit, much of his career evolved as a result ofShow More Summary

Columnist Sandy Banks is taking the LA Times buyout

"It’s time for a new chapter," says the Times' longtime columnist and most prominent African American journalist. "I don’t know what lies ahead."

5 People Shot Near Black Lives Matter Protest in Minneapolis, Two Suspects Arrested

YouTube Simmering racial tensions boiled over yet again on Monday when a small group of white men allegedly shot five people who had been protesting the recent police killing of an African American man in Minneapolis. The shooting occurred at around 10:41 p.m. Show More Summary

Will Smith Talks About Prejudice In Hollywood

Will Smith may be one of the few actors who seems to hold a permanent spot on the A-list in Hollywood, but that doesn’t protect him completely from experiencing prejudice against him as an African American. RELATED: Will Smith is going to “get jiggy with it” next summer when he goes on tour with his […]

Jefferson's Edith Mitchell Makes EBONY Magazine's 2015 EBONY Power 100 List

Renowned medical oncologist and President of the National Medical Association, Edith Mitchell is named one of the most influential African Americans in the country by EBONY Magazine

Public Battle Over Leadership Of San Francisco African-American Arts Center

“In San Francisco, a call last week for the dismissal of the executive director of the African American Art and Culture Complex has created a firestorm, adding a public relations challenge to already-existing tensions around mission and finances.”

North Carolina Voting Site Changes Harm African Americans’ Ability to Vote

Authorities in the US state of North Carolina have changed the locations of many early voting sites last year, making it harder for minorities to participate in the electoral process, a new study by the data analysis firm Insightus revealed.

KING: Trump's unapologetic racism breeds dangerous hysteria

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Last night on Twitter, Donald Trump shared a racist meme with fake crime statistics on African Americans.

Dodgers are set to hire Dave Roberts as manager

More than half a century after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier with the Dodgers, the team is on the verge of hiring its first minority manager. Former Dodgers outfielder Dave Roberts, who has an African American father and Japanese mother, is expected to be announced as the team's...

Rethinking Lion Conservation

When an American dentist killed a beloved African lion named Cecil last summer, the world responded with outrage. In this episode of the PLOS Biology podcast, Liza Gross explores the issue of sport hunting and lion conservation with two lion experts.

UMD study explains racial and ethnic disparities in unintended pregnancy

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health examined why African American and Hispanic women have higher rates of unintended pregnancy than White women. Researchers found that there were unique...Show More Summary

Major Poll Shows African Americans Support Clean Energy, Clean Jobs, & Clean Power Plan

The NRDC recently published Themes and Findings from a Survey of African-Americans on Climate and Clean Energy. The press release shared that ? of African-Americans believe global warming is a serious problem. This major poll shows African-Americans think shifting to clean energy will create jobs and hold down electric bills. Show More Summary

Calls for Calm

At least someone is taking the right path : Leaders in Chicago's African American community are calling for calm ahead of what could be a contentious week, as the city must release a video showing a white Chicago police officer killing an African American teen.Nearly 200 strong they came together Saturday to call for peace. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Tweets Wildly Inaccurate Crime Statistics That Target African Americans

Donald Trump is the leading candidate in the Republican primary, so you may think that he and his team would be on top of researching accurate information about the United States. Unfortunately, according to a recent article in Think Progress, that doesn’t seem to be the case. Show More Summary

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