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.
Via the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture, here’s a family settling into Thanksgiving dinner in 1950. Read more...
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...
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 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
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
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
"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."
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 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 […]
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
“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.”
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.
Last night on Twitter, Donald Trump shared a racist meme with fake crime statistics on African Americans.
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...
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.
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
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
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 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