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A new MassMutual survey reveals that nearly half (49 percent) of African-Americans desire to "leave a positive life legacy" for heirs.
A sketch from this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) episode suggested that African Americans and hard-line White Donald Trump supporters actually have more in common than they realize.

A hilarious skit by NBC's "Saturday Night Live" reveals the truth about presumably low-income Black Americans and low-income supporters of Republican ...
Contrast this with the fact that African Americans make up 13 percent of the population as a whole, and that no other racial group falls outside the margin of error for proportional representation, and you can be forgiven for not knowing many black ...
Some 70 students participated in a symbolic die-in outside of the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, Oct. 19 to raise awareness of police brutality in black communities and to honor the 122 Black American deaths, as of July, from police violence ...
The third annual African Americans in Western North Carolina Conference is scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 27-30 at the YMI cultural Center downtown and the University of North Carolina Asheville Sherrill Center.

Black men and women are far more likely to be arrested, searched, ticketed and cited by Douglas County law enforcement than white men and women, according to results from a recent survey.
ASHEVILLE - The present and past contributions of African-Americans living in the region will be highlighted next week with the third annual African Americans in Western North Carolina Conference. Events will be held Oct. 27-30 at the YMI cultural ...
The Black Panthers emerged from this gritty Northern California city 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting the right of a downtrodden people to ...
Rush Limbaugh (HOST): intelligence guided by experience. These people stand in the way of every effort to reduce fraud, to eliminate fraud in elections.
In the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) of genetic risk factors for inflammatory bowel disease in African Americans, a research team has identified two regions of the genome (loci) associated with ulcerative colitis only in people of African ...
Despite being relatively rare, African-American Republicans are diverse in their political thinking and reasons for being part of the GOP.
The end credits roll over pictures celebrating everyday joys of African-American life. A beaming girl rides a pony. Boys flex. Fathers cuddle daughters.
Among its key findings, the study shows that face recognition will disproportionately affect African Americans; law-enforcement face recognition is unregulated and in many cases out of control; and most law-enforcement agencies do little to ensure that ...
Donald Trump's closing comment in Wednesday night's presidential debate included what has become a frequent theme for him: how awful life is in "the inner cities" for people of color - whom he refers to as "the African-Americans" and "the Latinos ...
People watch the third and final presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on October 19, 2016, while watching at the United Democratic Headquarters in Pasadena, California.
I was sitting on the roof of a high-rise in the SoMa district of San Francisco, across 10th street from twitter's HQ. I was meeting with Wayne Sutton, the co-founder of Change Catalyst, an organization with a mission to increase diversity and inclusion ...

African-Americans' departure from the Republican party coincided with the rise of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal in the 1930s.
The Lincoln Cemetery in Gulfport, Fla., is the final resting place of many locally prominent African-Americans. It has also been neglected throughout much of its history.
PEORIA - One year later and Peoria is even worse, according to rankings of the worst cities for Black Americans compiled by the online data outlet, 24/7Wall St. Peoria went from the sixth-worst city for African-Americans to an even more unenviable ...
By contrast, the incarceration rate among Black Americans is 1,408 per 100,000 African Americans. In most of the cities on this list, the white incarceration rates are lower than the national rate, while the black incarceration rates are higher than ...
During Sunday night's second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, he made a promise that is familiar to those who have followed him on the campaign trail in recent months: to help African-Americans. He invoked a familiar phrase ...
When I saw that tonight's Atlanta episode was entitled "B.A.N.," I thought it was an acronym for "bitch ass niggas," which promptly had me body-rolling at my desk to Sevyn Streeter.
social media played a huge role in recent movements such as #BlackLivesMatter and #OscarsSoWhite, and that makes sense. African Americans are an increasingly influential segment of the U.S. population by a number of different measures, including ...
breast cancer impacts hundreds of thousands of people each year, but in Memphis the battle isn't equal for everyone. Doctors say more African-American patients in the Mid-South are facing more hurdles in their health, making the fight even harder to ...
An essential aspect of researching ancestors is learning about the history of the areas where they lived. Through that knowledge, descendants gain insight into the daily lives of their ancestors and difficulties they encountered.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Too many African Americans spend way too much money on consumer goods they don't need. It's an Achilles Heel, a weakness known by every entrepreneur and businessperson in the whole country and abroad.
On 15 October 1966 Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defence in Oakland, California. The Panthers quickly became ...
The Lincoln Cemetery in Gulfport, Fla. is the final resting place of many locally prominent African-Americans. It has also been neglected throughout much of its history.
Eric Branch - a 49-year-old who served over four years for breaking and entering and was released in April 1992 - shows off his restoration of rights papers signed by Gov.
Although the overall rate decreased for America, the poverty rate remained unchanged at an alarmingly high 27.2 percent for African-Americans. And since 2008, when Obama was elected, blacks have suffered the greatest in the area of poverty compared to ...
PEORIA - One year later and Peoria is even worse, according to rankings of the worst cities for Black Americans compiled by the online data outlet, 24/7Wall ...
(ThyBlackMan.com) Too many African Americans spend way too much money on consumer goods they don't need. It's an Achilles Heel, a weakness known by every entrepreneur and businessperson in the whole country and abroad.
For people diagnosed with diabetes, daily living is a matter of constant recalculations. Because controlling the chronic disease depends heavily on the tricky interplay among medication, food intake and physical exercise, the diabetic person has to be ...
It's been a minute since Common dropped his 2014 album, Nobody's smiling. Instead, he's been showing off his acting chops in a number of roles... but he's back. The Chicago rap legend is prepping an album called Black American Again, and it's dropping ...
Iconic American Singer and songwriter bob dylan won the Nobel prize for literature Thursday and the tributes and stories about his life are rolling out.
Add in a twice-as-high jobless rate and a much higher incarceration rate for African Americans, and you see the reasons for the ranking.
Towards the end of his Florida rally today, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hit on the portion where he attempts to appeal to minorities, specifically African-Americans and Hispanics. Stating that Hispanic and black communities have been ...
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - 23andMe said today it has received a one-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Human Genome ...
New CAP analysis finds that women and people of color are less likely than white men to own small businesses, and the report outlines recommendations for promoting entrepreneurship from these groups.
Source: ThinkstockHighly publicized police shootings of young black men continue to fuel a national conversation on race. Groups such as Black Lives Matter ...
For decades, African American women had lower rates of breast cancer than Caucasian women. But the rates are now rising and survival continues to be lower.
Philadelphia (CBS) - A Bernie Sanders turned Trump supporter has started an effort to convince urban voters to give Republicans a second look.
During Sunday night's second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, he made a promise that is familiar to those who have followed him on the campaign trail in recent months: to help African-Americans. He invoked a familiar phrase ...
(ThyBlackMan.com) I had a recent conversation with a young, intelligent, hardworking African-American during which he expressed deep hostility towards Africans.
When asked about the historically black colleges and universities at the event, titled "A Conversation with The President: sports, Race and Achievement," Obama said such schools suffer from the lack of "affordability and the accessibility of higher ...
Even in the 21st century, a number of issues stand between this community and its ability to achieve maximum success. African Americans face almost double the rate of unemployment. They also face troubling incarceration disparities, including the fact ...
When I saw that tonight's Atlanta episode was entitled "B.A.N.," I thought it was an acronym about "bitch ass niggas," which promptly had me body rolling at my desk to Sevyn Streeter.
In a 1963 interview at the University of California, Berkeley, Malcolm X discussed the nature of Islam and African-American rights with sociology graduate student Herman Blake and professor John Leggett.
hurricane Matthew has wreaked devastation across the coast of the southeastern United States. The Category 5 hurricane impacted Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic and The Bahamas, across the Caribbean sea, and affecting coastal areas of ...


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