In today’s soul crushing ’80s childhood hero admissions, Hulk Hogan was ousted from the WWE when footage of past racist remarks surfaced. And while…
The latest Pew Reasearch Center study finds the Median Net Worth of White households is 13 times greater than Blacks and 10 times greater than Hispanics. That’s right, not TWICE or THREE times greater but THIRTEEN and TEN times greater. Check out the study for yourself. Click here for the Pew Reasearch Center Study.
This is not only a game but it educates as well Read More Screen capture from ‘Thralled,’ a coming app about the slave trade.
Via: newsone.com While the gap between life expectancy rates for African Americans and Whites still exists, it has narrowed over the last two decades, according to “Health, United States, 2011,”a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released on Wednesday. Between 2000 and 2009, life expectancy at birth increased more for African Americans […]
Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day. This day is used globally to bring awareness, share information, de-stigmatize HIV and AIDS, and remember those who have died. Read more:
A sobering new study finds that at least one black person dies nearly every day at the hands of law enforcement, a security guard or some other level of “self-appointed vigilante” here in the U.S. The use and concept of deadly force against blacks is now such standard practice among many of those otherwise designated […]
via: cnn.com (CNN) – For the first time in the decade, the population of children younger than 1 is primarily non-white or Hispanic: 50.4% of the total population in that age category. Minorities make up an increasing percentage of the United States population, especially among younger age groups, according to Census Bureau estimates of changes […]
Former Def Jam Records President Kevin Liles has made a career of helping entertainers get to the top and stay there. Now he has launched a non-profit effort to help ordinary people get their acts together. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/gossip/40153
via: defendernetwork.com Black and Latino students may be getting less critical, but helpful, feedback from teachers than their white counterparts, a new educational study indicates. “The social implications of these results are important; many minority students might not be getting input from instructors that stimulates intellectual growth and fosters achievement,” study researcher Kent Harber, a […]
via ForwardTimesOnline.Com In honor of Women’s History Month, black leaders gathered in Washington to pay their respect to African-Americans who have paved the way for our society. The event focused on what it will take for blacks to continue move at a forward momentum. Read More
A majority of Black unemployed are no longer receiving unemployment benefits. In early 2010, 75 percent of Black unemployed were receiving benefits. Now, only 48 percent receive unemployment, a shift that highlights the nation’s issues with long tern unemployment. Continue Story NewsOne.com