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Guests can also view the Museum's exhibition: "Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from the South, 1940-1970" which highlights the migration of 5 million Black Americans from southern states during the "The Second Migration" to urban industrial centers of the North, Midwest and West.
President Trump lashed out at the news media Tuesday morning in a tweet denouncing the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion among members of his campaign team. It wasn't immediately clear exactly what prompted the president's tweet, but it ...

Ahead of the four-century anniversary of that momentous time, Congress has created a National Park Service commission to "recognize and highlight the resilience and contributions" of Africans and African-Americans during the past 400 years. Already approved in the U.S. House of Representatives, the ...
Food was Harris' avenue to pre-eminence and she is one of only a few African-Americans to successfully take that route. It's a route reflected in her cookbooks, which are unusual. Her book "High on the Hog" has only 23 recipes, which she describes as not a cookbook, but a "narrative history of the food of ...
"We hope that you will reassess your views on Africa and its citizens, and recognize the important contributions Africans and African Americans have made and continue to make to our country, our history, and the enduring bonds that will always link Africa and the United States," the diplomats appealed to ...
With just a 40 percent survival rate, the womb is one of the most dangerous places for New York City's African-Americans. Yet Planned Parenthood will cover up that statistic with the same proficiency that it's covered up years of abuse, organ trafficking, partial-birth abortions, fraud, and countless other ...

It is estimated that between 3,000 and 5,000 African Americans live in Accra, the Ghanaian capital. They are teachers in small towns in the west or entrepreneurs in the capital and say they that even though living in Ghana is not always easy, they feel free and safe. Take Muhammida el-Muhajir, a digital ...
Trump approval ratings with Black Americans has doubled. Thank you, and it will get even (much) better! @FoxNews," Trump said. His comments came after a segment on "Fox & Friends" during which co-host Brian Kilmeade talked about the president's approval ratings among Black Americans.
In a twitter post on Tuesday morning, Mr. Trump said that "unemployment for Black Americans is the lowest ever recorded" and "Trump approval ratings with Black Americans has doubled." He appeared to credit the comments to a segment on "Fox & Friends," the morning program on Fox News.
When Forbes began its annual ranking of the places where black people are doing the best economically, many people probably assumed that the list would be filled with places in the North and the West, culminating in the city where residents are required to own at least one pair of Timberlands and ...
Trump approval ratings with Black Americans has doubled. Thank you ... Still, Kilmeade put a spin on the Breitbart article to make it look like African Americans were supporting Trump -- when they weren't. ... We'll wait until 2020 for that, when record numbers of African-Americans will unite against him.
(JTA) -- Grammy award-winning rapper Vic Mensa drew parallels between the Black American experience and the Palestinian experience in an essay written for Time Magazine. In the essay published in Time on Friday, ahead of Martin Luther King Day, Mensa said he traveled last summer to "Palestine" ...
Pastor Mark Burns praised President Donald Trump for creating "real opportunities" and giving "real financial boosts" to African-Americans after only one ... Although Osefo claimed that Trump "hasn't done anything tangible" to help Black Americans, Burns argued that Trump has honored Martin Luther King ...
Austin (KXAN) -- Monday's celebration of the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., comes as the city of Austin faces an ongoing struggle to keep African-American families from moving and convincing prospective black residents that the city is as welcoming as it says. Numbers released last ...
MLK's niece says Trump is not racist: 'African-Americans are benefitting' in Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece, Alveda King, tells "Fox & Friends" that President Donald Trump is not racist. King said that Trump "is working for America, period." (Image source: YouTube screenshot). 105 Follow. Sarah Taylor Staff ...
Many Black American converts who come from middle class backgrounds are financially worse off than their parents. Many Muslim American converts, in reality, ... Nor do many of us get a full on scholarship. The primary way that many African Americans finance their education is by taking a student loan.
WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Some local kids are using art as a way to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Pitt County in Winterville were asked to draw portraits of influential African Americans Monday as part of a Black History Month art contest hosted by U.S. Cellular.

Of the city's 205 murders last year, 204 of the victims were African-Americans, Edwards said. "One hundred percent of the people that were caught and accused of those crimes were African-Americans. We have to address that. We cannot go forward and continue King's dream unless we look in the mirror ...
Debbie Petitpain, a dietitian with Sodexo and the Medical University of South Carolina, said African-Americans could stand to benefit even more than their white counterparts if they try a vegetable-based diet. Though researchers don't quite know why, in past studies African-American subjects have made ...
Austin (KXAN) -- Monday's celebration of the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., comes as the city of Austin faces an ongoing struggle to keep African-American families from moving and convincing prospective black residents that the city is as welcoming as it says. Numbers released last ...
The president's question was this: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Technically -- in its own crass way -- it was a policy question. Specifically, President Trump was asking why the U.S. should accept immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations instead of ...
students ages 6 through 18 were encouraged to create an original 8.5 x 11 piece of artwork in tribute of influential African Americans both past and present. Ten finalists will have their art displayed at U.S. Cellular stores in Wilmington. Members of the community can vote on the art during the month of ...
Donald Trump has hastily forgone highlighting the plight of Black Americans who live in communities suffering from severe economic blight in ways that ... First, during the campaign, his metric of Black American economic well-being was not the nationwide unemployment rate, but rather the regional rates of ...
Speed skating, like most Winter Olympic sports, has long been devoid of sizable representation by African-Americans and people of color. Various socio-economic factors, such as the cost of private lessons and access to quality facilities, are paramount. However, when the 2018 Winter Olympics commence ...
Most women and African Americans in Tech Say They've Been Discriminated Against. science and tech jobs are among America's highest-paying and fastest-growing, but women and minorities in the field report they face unfair barriers in the workplace. Author: Francie Diep; Publish date: 7 minutes ago ...
Conflict over Texas' voter ID law was in the courts for most of last year, and 2018 will probably be no different. The state's restrictive voter ID law, passed in 2011, has been found by courts to have been crafted with discriminatory intent. Now it's up to a three-judge panel to decide, among other things, ...
The Democrats say"more social programs" while the Republicans say,"you're on your own, pal … it's not my problem." Regardless of "who is to blame," we cannot and must not ignore the plight of African-Americans. Smart people need to come up with smart solutions before the melting pot boils over.
In 2017, MSNBC was the most-watched cable network among African-Americans in weekday prime time. Per Nielsen, the network averaged 483,096 African-American viewers across its weekday prime time programming of All In With Chris Hayes, The Rachel Maddow Show and The Last Word With ...
A Kansas state lawmaker made racist comments about blacks and marijuana, saying that African-Americans had the worst response to the drug because of their "character makeup, their genetics." The lawmaker, Republican Rep. Steve Alford of Ulysses, apologized Monday amid mounting criticism.
Before he was elected president, Donald Trump's business interests ranged far and wide, from inedible food to undrinkable wine to unverified institutions of higher learning. Since assuming office, Trump has pioneered a cottage industry of a different sort: the regular and single-handed assumption of credit ...
I would greatly appreciate a response from anyone who supports Democrats, that makes sense and also has the necessary facts. First, the new tax bill. For more than a year, the Democrats have trotted out their old arguments that they are only for the rich. If companies have more money, they can pay ...
The unemployment rate for African-Americans fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest level since the government began tracking such data in 1972. The reasons range from a greater number of Black Americans with college degrees to a growing need for employers in a tight job market to widen the pool ...
African-American babies born in Wisconsin die before age 1 at a higher rate than any other state in the nation, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly all states have racial disparities when it comes to infant mortality, but Wisconsin has the nation's highest gap ...
This translates into 86 cases of diabetes for every 1,000 white people, compared with 152 cases for every 1,000 African-Americans. Among all of the risk factors that helped explain this difference, biological factors such as obesity and fasting blood sugar levels played the biggest role, the study found.
The unemployment rate for African-Americans, though now at its lowest level in records dating to 1972. remains stubbornly higher than the rates for other racial and ethnic groups. But Michael Feroli, an economist with JP Morgan Chase, notes that the gap between African-American and white ...
Ohio continues to have among the highest rates in the nation for black babies dying before their first birthday. Ohio ranked next to last among the 50 states and District Of Columbia with 13.46 deaths for every 1,000 live births to black mothers from 2013-2015. That's more than double the state's ...
Antonio Moore, Esq. discusses the consequence of tax reform, proposed Republican budget cuts, and the growing racial wealth gap. His video looks at how America must get ready for a change in government and finance that we have not seen in a generation. Moore digs into the wealth standing of ...
"It's important to remind people about Kwanzaa because Kwanzaa is about values, and many people in American society today are very jaded of their values," said Deal. For this community, Kwanzaa is more than just a "Black Holiday" - it's a recognition of their history and worth as African-Americans.
It included responses from 394 African Americans. "Every journey begins with a first step and when it comes to our finances the first step is setting a goal," said Regina Beatty, a private wealth strategist with Mosaic Wealth Consulting and a registered representative with Lincoln Financial Advisors, in a press ...
Douglass Fearon never imagined he would make a name for himself as a Mandarin-speaking television and film star in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. But as one of the few Black American Actors working on the mainland, the 38-year-old New Yorker, who goes by the stage name of Mr OneTwo, ...
For 62 years, the San Francisco African American Historical and cultural Society has been one of the leading voices promoting Black history and the contributions of African Americans both nationally and locally. The 2018 Black History Month theme is "African Americans in Times of war: A Resilient Spirit.
As the year draws to a close, a co-operative festive season is being marked by African-American communities, which is based on the care of the collective rather than the individual. Kwanzaa, which runs from 26 December to 1 January, is practised by millions across the USA to celebrated African values.
As heroin and fentanyl have contributed to a larger number of opioid-related deaths, the proportion of African-Americans dying from opioid overdoses has increased, according to data released by the CDC in December. In 2016, Black Americans died of drug overdoses at the same the rate of white ...
Comparably, a website that provides comprehensive information on compensation, salaries, and company culture, across all industries-- recently came out with an eye-opening report that includes jobs for which African Americans average six-figure salaries. For this report, Comparably focused on the tech ...
What Kwanzaa means for Black Americans ... Maulana Karenga, a noted Black American scholar and activist created Kwanzaa in 1966. ... Karenga called its creation an act of cultural discovery, which simply meant that he wished to point African-Americans to greater knowledge of their African heritage and ...
Dr. Andrew Kolodny, the co-director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University's Heller school for Social Policy and Management, said it appeared that many of the African-Americans who died were older men who had become addicted to heroin during a previous epidemic in the 1970s. "Despite ...
The Journal of Blacks in Higher education has reported that four African Americans have been awarded Marshall Scholarships, which provide funding for study at a British university, travel, living expenses, and books. The Marshall Scholarship was instituted by an act of Parliament as a way of thanking the ...
There's a close-knit relationship between the black community and life insurance companies, with at least 60% of middle market African Americans (those 25 to 64 making $35,000 to $100,000 per year) having a life insurance contract, compared to just 46% of the general middle market population.
A series of travel books written for African Americans travelling in the segregated US of the last century, which listed the places in which they were allowed to stay, shop and eat, is being republished in facsimile editions. Recent sales have topped 10,000 copies. Harlem postal worker Victor Hugo Green ...
What Kwanzaa means for Black Americans ... Maulana Karenga, a noted black American scholar and activist created Kwanzaa in 1966. ... Karenga called its creation an act of cultural discovery, which simply meant that he wished to point African-Americans to greater knowledge of their African heritage and ...


 

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