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Rev. Jessie Jackson Speaks Coronavirus & Failure To Create A Fair Society

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BY JESSE JACKSON – “Coronavirus illustrates our failure to create a fair society” The media has just discovered that the coronavirus is far more deadly to blacks and Latinos than to whites. Twice as deadly in New York City, according to the New York Times. Seventy-two percent of the fatalities in Chicago are blacks who constitute […]

PBS Releases New Documentary ‘Boss: The Black Experience In Business’

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PBS has released a new documentary Boss: The Black Experience in Business which highlights the entrepreneurial drive and business acumen of African Americans in America. Directed and produced by Peabody and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson, the film examines more than 150 years of African Americans who, from the country’s earliest days, have embodied the […]

150 Years: Exactly How Did the 14th Amendment Help African-Americans?

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Today, July 28 marks 150 years since the 14th amendment to the constitution was ratified in 1868. For Blacks in America, this motion is groundbreaking towards achieving social equality in North America and overall civil rights history. The 14th Amendment targets and defines citizenship rights and establishes them through due process and equal protection rights. […]

Flashback: United Nations Determines African-Americans are Owed Reparations

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In 2016, the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent did a report that determined the United States of America owes African-Americans reparations for past and recent events that led to the destruction of the Black community. The study that was picked up by the Washington Post cites slavery, racial segregation, […]

NAACP Warns African Americans About Flying On American Airlines

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The NAACP has warned African-American travelers to be careful when flying with American Airlines. The group issued an advisory late Tuesday, saying it has noticed “a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines.” It said the incidents “suggest a corporate culture of racial insensitivity and possible racial bias” and advised […]

Medical Students at UVA Think Black Patients Have Less Pain

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A new study released Monday [April 3, 2016] has brought to light a stirring reality that reveals yet another disturbing predisposition against African-Americans. At the University of Virginia, psychology researchers studied medical students through a quiz that evaluated how likely they were to believe medical and biological fallacies often associated with Black people in comparison to […]

Comedian Arsenio Hall Will Host “BET Honors”

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Comedian Arsenio Hall will host the ninth annual BET Honors premiering February 23rd on BET. The star-studded night will honor five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. The ceremony will be taped on Saturday, January 23rd at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. […]