Am I Too African To Be American Or Too American To Be American Documentary Have you ever struggled with your identity as an African in America? A new documentary by first time director Nadia Sasso follows women of West
Family historians tracing black family ancestries love wills and probate records. Why? Because these seemingly dry and bloodless documents are full of priceless information about our enslaved African American ancestors. Probate records document what people owned, who they loved, and what was really important to them. Show More Summary
Andrea Hoffman, CEO, Culture Shift Labs and weekend co-host; Bonita Coleman Stewart,Google (Awards Brunch honoree); co-host Van Jones Influencers and Innovators Convened to Discuss Inclusive Driven Innovation and Celebrate Three Honorees...Show More Summary
What will it take for African Americans to close the achievement gap in science, technology, engineering and math? It’s a complex issue that experts say involves, among other factors, the public education system, poverty and teachers’ unconscious racial bias.
When twitchy cops shoot African American men, are their minds muddled by stereotypes? At nearly midnight on Thanksgiving Day 1976, a group of curious black teenage boys ambled up to two white New York cops who’d been called to a Brooklyn housing project on a report of an armed prowler. Show More Summary
Presidential hopeful Donald Trump may not seem like commander-in-chief material to Americans, but in certain African countries, he fits the bill. From The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
An organization’s project gathers oral histories of prominent African Americans.
Bernie Sanders decried “an institutional racism that allows and continues to allow unarmed African Americans to be killed by police” on Saturday night, as he preached to a huge crowd in Boston that welcomed the Democratic presidential candidate’s now familiar vision of “political revolution”....
The California African American Museum announces its ne exhibition, ?Toward Freedom.? Curated by photojournalist Irene Fertik, this 40 image collection features Ethiopian communities in Los Angeles and Jewish Ethiopians in Israel. The exhibition is on view from October 1, 2015 through January 3, 2016. Show More Summary
Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical A Lecture by Sherie M. Randolph African American Studies & History University of Michigan Tuesday, October 6, 3:30 pm, East Duke Parlor Duke University, East Campus Often photographed...Show More Summary
Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Democratic officials in Alabama in criticizing a decision by state officials to shutter 31 satellite driver’s-license offices, mostly in areas heavily populated by African Americans, a move that could make it harder for those residents to get photo IDs needed to vote. Alabama’s voter-identification law went into effect last year, requiring […]
Trayvon Martin. Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. Michael Brown. It feels like nearly every day I'm confronted with yet another video in the news with raw scenes of violence against African Americans. We are in the middle of a civil rights emergency and the Black Lives Matter movement is on the front lines. I am horrified by these deaths. Show More Summary
In Alabama due to Voter ID laws, it is illegal to vote without a government-issued ID, which usually
This particular subject might be too sensitive for some people, but it needs to be addressed. Black Lives Matter is a good concept, but how do we address Black on Black violence? African American people kill one another in record numbers throughout the United States. Show More Summary
Sadly, the post-mass-shooting killer profile has become something of a media tradition in the US of late as a string of violence that includes the execution of nine African American churchgoers in Charleston and the on-air murder ofShow More Summary
An American working in the African nation of Rwanda is being recognized for his work in sustainability. The World Food Prize Foundation awarded its 2015 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application to Eric Pohlman, whose work...Show More Summary
This has been a bruising time for the African American community—as bruising as any in recent memory. The tragic deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney and...Show More Summary
A group of predominantly African American women kicked off the Napa Wine Train in late August -- allegedly for being too loud -- filed an $11-million racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday. They said their reputations were tarnished and that some of them even lost their jobs after the incident....
A new book explores the connection between the 1960s moonshot and the end of the Jim Crow era in the United States.
A group of predominantly African American women who were kicked off the Napa Wine Train in late August -- allegedly for being too loud -- will announce Thursday that they are filing a lawsuit that alleges racial discrimination and seeks $11 million in damages. The move comes despite an apology...