On Tuesday night, the Jackson City Council passed a resolution that stated their opposition to the controversial Mississippi House Bill 1523 that Governor Phil Bryant has placed less than ten hours prior.
Last week, an anti-Muslim hate group got the most interesting surprise when they came prepared to an African-American mosque in Texas.
What a month it has already been, and it’s only the fourth day in.
According to the Associated Press, the Smithsonian Institution announced on Monday that the National Museum of African American History and Culture finally has an open date: September 24, 2016.
Despite experiences of both blatant and subtle racism in American society, Blacks remain somewhat optimistic about their overall well-being.
At least that’s the conclusion of a survey commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and EBONY magazine.
The faithful slave in “Gone With the Wind” is set to be revived in a prequel.
The work comes more than 75 years after the publication of the novel by Margaret Mitchell.
According to new data released last week, African Americans living with HIV are less likely to receive continuous care.
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that blacks account for nearly half off all new infections, despite representing just 14% of the U.S. population.
By: Melissa Shaw
A groundbreaking research project launched by the University of California in Los Angeles has found that Facebook can be a highly effective tool in encouraging young African Americans to talk candidly about sexually transmitted diseases and the importance of regular testing. While some may have initially doubted the acceptability of using Facebook to discuss such personal topics, researchers discovered that the participants in the study were not only open to discussing these sensitive matters, but the online dialogue convinced many to get themselves tested for HIV and other STDs.
A new Illinois law will hopefully curb the student-to-prison pipeline in the state requires 17-year-olds to be turned over to the juvenile courts instead of adult law facilities.
The law sets the bar for felony prosecution to age 18.
You can find them everywhere. On college campuses. In the mail. Creditors are practically handing out credit cards to anyone with a social security number, and while the piece of plastic seems like a quick way to make purchases and pay off bills, they do more harm than good. Especially for African Americans.
A study co-authored by Demos and the NAACP reveals that African Americans are hit the hardest by credit card debt.