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12-year-old sings moving song about being young African American following George Floyd's death

12-year-old sings moving song about being young African American following George Floyd's death

"I just want to live," sings 12-year-old gospel artist Keedron Bryant in a moving song about being an African American young man following George Floyd's death [...] Read full article: 12-year-old sings moving song about bein...→

12-year-old sings moving song about being young African American following George Floyd's death

12-year-old sings moving song about being young African American following George Floyd's death

"I just want to live," sings 12-year-old gospel artist Keedron Bryant in a moving song about being an African American young man following George Floyd's death [...] Read full article: 12-year-old sings moving song about bein...→

Two African American Women From California On Biden's Short List Of Potential Running Mate

Two African American Women From California On Biden's Short List Of Potential Running Mate

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s promise to pick a woman as his running mate has sparked weeks of speculation about who might [...] Read full article: Two African American Women From Californ...→

From African to African-American: How brush with police changed Congolese refugee’s life — and gave his camera a mission

From African to African-American: How brush with police changed Congolese refugee’s life — and gave his camera a mission

"I think this is a moment for me and my generation," Patrick Reponse said. "It’s a wake-up moment. This is the moment to understand what’s really going on. You [...] Read full article: From African to African-American: How br...→

Juneteenth, reparations and African-American history with Keisha N. Blain - amNewYork

BY BEATRIX LOCKWOOD Ahead of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the holiday marking the abolition of slavery in the United States, Lauren Young and Read full article: Juneteenth, reparations and African-Amer...→

African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners Say

African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners Say

Club promoters advise people to look around downtown Chicago – what’s missing? The answer is that there are no African-American nightclubs, and there haven’t b [...] Read full article: African-American Nightclubs Have Been Sh...→

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of t [...]

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of t [...]

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of the flight of the middle and upper-middle classes similar to the postwar flight [...] Read full article: In the wake of this year, American citie...→

Celebrate African American history with CLC virtual Juneteenth event

Celebrate African American history with CLC virtual Juneteenth event

In honor of the day when all enslaved African Americans were freed after the Civil War, College of Lake County (CLC) is hosting a virtual Juneteenth celebratio [...] Read full article: Celebrate African American history with ...→

Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Claims He Mistreated African American Players

Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Claims He Mistreated African American Players

Iowa cut ties with strength coach Chris Doyle on Monday, announcing a separation agreement that will pay him more than $1.1 million after former Hawkeyes accus [...] Read full article: Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Cla...→

Alexandria’s first African American police chief talks police reform, race relations | WTOP

Alexandria’s first African American police chief talks police reform, race relations | WTOP

A former police department leader who has vast personal and professional experience with race relations spoke to WTOP about what’s needed to create systemic so [...] Read full article: Alexandria’s first African American poli...→

Man arrested for threatening to burn down African-American church in Virginia

Man arrested for threatening to burn down African-American church in Virginia

According to court documents, the man allegedly called a Virginia Beach church with a predominantly African American congregation, made racially derogatory rem [...] Read full article: Man arrested for threatening to burn dow...→

People Making A Difference: Folk Artist Creates Dioramas To Share African American Culture, History

People Making A Difference: Folk Artist Creates Dioramas To Share African American Culture, History

Karen Collins said she was hoping to find funds to permanently house all of the dioramas that make up the African American Miniature Museum in a public locatio [...] Read full article: People Making A Difference: Folk Artist ...→

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

The National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) gained thousands of members following the May 25 death of George Floyd. Read full article: Thousands Join African American Gun Grou...→

Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor for abandoning African-American residents amid riots

Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor for abandoning African-American residents amid riots

Fox News political analyst and Chicago native Gianno Caldwell called out the Democratic mayor of his hometown for abandoning the city's African-American reside [...] Read full article: Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor ...→

African-American conservative takes on 'toxic' narratives about policing in America

African-American conservative takes on 'toxic' narratives about policing in America

Iraq War veteran and political analyst Rob Smith argued that the debate over U.S. law enforcement reform in the wake of George Floyd's death is distorted by se [...] Read full article: African-American conservative takes on '...→

Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reunited with owner after stroll through Morton Grove neighborhood

Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reunited with owner after stroll through Morton Grove neighborhood

Betty, a 45-pound African tortoise, was reunited with her owner after escaping. Morton Grove Animal Control Officer Megan Glowacz assisted. Read full article: Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reu...→

Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go to Jail for a Year

Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go to Jail for a Year

President Trump said individuals who burn the American flag should have to spend a year in prison during a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read full article: Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go t...→

African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During Pandemic

African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During Pandemic

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today is Juneteenth, an official holiday in the City of Philadelphia, commemorating the end of slavery in America. A march was held Friday [...] Read full article: African American Museum In Philadelphia ...→

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage

Climate change is starting to transform the classic home loan, a fixture of the American experience and financial system that dates back generations. Read full article: Rising Seas Threaten an American Institu...→

Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Black anthem song, signs record deal

Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Black anthem song, signs record deal

His powerful video, posted on May 26, features the lyrics "I’m a young Black man doing all that I can" from the song "I Just Wanna Live," written by his mother [...] Read full article: Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Bl...→

African American entrepreneurs launch a craft beer named for two famous Chicago ‘Harolds’

African American entrepreneurs launch a craft beer named for two famous Chicago ‘Harolds’

Harold’s ’83 Honey Ale is named after a fictional Harold’s Chicken Shack location number and for the year Chicago elected its first black mayor, Harold Washing [...] Read full article: African American entrepreneurs launch a ...→

Shot down: 121st Grand American World Trapshooting Championships will not be in Illinois this year

The IDNR and IDPH decided to not hold the 121st Grand American World Trapshooting Championships, usually held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in [...] Read full article: Shot down: 121st Grand American World Tr...→

African American girl gets email with racial slur, noose image from Corona classmate

African American girl gets email with racial slur, noose image from Corona classmate

The African American fourth grader opened an email to find expletives and a racial epithet aimed at her, with a computerized silhouette image of a person hangi [...] Read full article: African American girl gets email with ra...→

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19. Read full article: Fund A Success In Helping African-Americ...→

Trump to meet with African American faith leaders, address police reform

Trump to meet with African American faith leaders, address police reform

Trump — who will meet with law enforcement and African-American faith leaders — may announce measures to address race relations and policing that he also could [...] Read full article: Trump to meet with African American fait...→

Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at African-American Officers in DC

Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at African-American Officers in DC

A man can be seen launching into a tirade about “cop culture” and repeatedly spouting a racial slur at two African-American police officers in D.C. in a video [...] Read full article: Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at ...→

A song to make you smile: 'American Girl' by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

A song to make you smile: 'American Girl' by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Tom Petty performs with The Heartbreakers in 2008 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Associated Press... Today's selection is "American Girl" by Tom Petty a [...] Read full article: A song to make you smile: 'American Girl...→

American University Ends Hate Crime Investigation a Year Later

American University Ends Hate Crime Investigation a Year Later

The investigation into a hate crime at American University in Washington, D.C. has reached a dead end. Read full article: American University Ends Hate Crime Inve...→

Conversation With North Texas African American Law Enforcement Leaders

Conversation With North Texas African American Law Enforcement Leaders

Four police leaders in North Texas who identify as African American experience an interesting crossroads of law enforcement and life. Read full article: Conversation With North Texas African Am...→

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday the hiring of UCLA African American st [...]

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday the hiring of UCLA African American studies and sociology professor Karida Brown as their director of Racial Equity & [...] Read full article: The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursda...→

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue of African American tennis great Arthur Ashe

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue of African American tennis great Arthur Ashe

A statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe in Virginia was defaced with the words “White Lives Matter,” police said Wednesday. Photos showed the ba [...] Read full article: ‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue o...→

African American man suing Pasco Sheriff's Office after he says his arrest during a 2018 traffic stop was unlawful

African American man suing Pasco Sheriff's Office after he says his arrest during a 2018 traffic stop was unlawful

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- “I’m a passenger. I’m not required to identify myself.”... It’s a sentence that would put Andre Roxx behind bars in 2018 — on a night tha [...] Read full article: African American man suing Pasco Sheriff...→

Too many African American children are born in shackles

Too many African American children are born in shackles

Led by the passion of a young and diverse generation, the country must finally address the systemic inequality that increasingly endangers all of us. Read full article: Too many African American children are b...→

American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Russian jail sentence: report

American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Russian jail sentence: report

A Russian court sentenced an American to 16 years in prison on spying charges a sentence he rejected as political. Read full article: American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Ru...→

Bill To Study African American Reparations Passes California Assembly

A proposal to establish a task force to study and prepare recommendations for how to give reparations to African Americans passed the California Assembly on Th [...] Read full article: Bill To Study African American Reparatio...→

Some African-American cops feel caught between black and blue

Some African-American cops feel caught between black and blue

Chicago's black police officers describe navigating dual loyalties—to the force for which they work and the communities from which they came. Read full article: Some African-American cops feel caught b...→

Walmart says it will no longer lock up African American beauty products

Walmart says it will no longer lock up African American beauty products

At some stores, the cases were across the aisle from shelves of generic beauty products that were not locked up. Read full article: Walmart says it will no longer lock up A...→

Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air Force chief of staff, making him first African-American service chief

Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air Force chief of staff, making him first African-American service chief

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown, Jr. as the next Air Force’s chief of staff – marking the first time an African-American of [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air For...→

Two African American Women From California On Biden's Short List Of Potential Running Mate

Two African American Women From California On Biden's Short List Of Potential Running Mate

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s promise to pick a woman as his running mate has sparked weeks of speculation about who might [...] Read full article: Two African American Women From Californ...→

Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go to Jail for a Year

Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go to Jail for a Year

President Trump said individuals who burn the American flag should have to spend a year in prison during a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read full article: Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go t...→

Conversation With North Texas African American Law Enforcement Leaders

Conversation With North Texas African American Law Enforcement Leaders

Four police leaders in North Texas who identify as African American experience an interesting crossroads of law enforcement and life. Read full article: Conversation With North Texas African Am...→

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage

Climate change is starting to transform the classic home loan, a fixture of the American experience and financial system that dates back generations. Read full article: Rising Seas Threaten an American Institu...→

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue of African American tennis great Arthur Ashe

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue of African American tennis great Arthur Ashe

A statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe in Virginia was defaced with the words “White Lives Matter,” police said Wednesday. Photos showed the ba [...] Read full article: ‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue o...→

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of t [...]

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of t [...]

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of the flight of the middle and upper-middle classes similar to the postwar flight [...] Read full article: In the wake of this year, American citie...→

African American man suing Pasco Sheriff's Office after he says his arrest during a 2018 traffic stop was unlawful

African American man suing Pasco Sheriff's Office after he says his arrest during a 2018 traffic stop was unlawful

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- “I’m a passenger. I’m not required to identify myself.”... It’s a sentence that would put Andre Roxx behind bars in 2018 — on a night tha [...] Read full article: African American man suing Pasco Sheriff...→

Shot down: 121st Grand American World Trapshooting Championships will not be in Illinois this year

The IDNR and IDPH decided to not hold the 121st Grand American World Trapshooting Championships, usually held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in [...] Read full article: Shot down: 121st Grand American World Tr...→

Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Claims He Mistreated African American Players

Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Claims He Mistreated African American Players

Iowa cut ties with strength coach Chris Doyle on Monday, announcing a separation agreement that will pay him more than $1.1 million after former Hawkeyes accus [...] Read full article: Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Cla...→

American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Russian jail sentence: report

American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Russian jail sentence: report

A Russian court sentenced an American to 16 years in prison on spying charges a sentence he rejected as political. Read full article: American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Ru...→

Man arrested for threatening to burn down African-American church in Virginia

Man arrested for threatening to burn down African-American church in Virginia

According to court documents, the man allegedly called a Virginia Beach church with a predominantly African American congregation, made racially derogatory rem [...] Read full article: Man arrested for threatening to burn dow...→

Bill To Study African American Reparations Passes California Assembly

A proposal to establish a task force to study and prepare recommendations for how to give reparations to African Americans passed the California Assembly on Th [...] Read full article: Bill To Study African American Reparatio...→

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19. Read full article: Fund A Success In Helping African-Americ...→

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

The National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) gained thousands of members following the May 25 death of George Floyd. Read full article: Thousands Join African American Gun Grou...→

Walmart says it will no longer lock up African American beauty products

Walmart says it will no longer lock up African American beauty products

At some stores, the cases were across the aisle from shelves of generic beauty products that were not locked up. Read full article: Walmart says it will no longer lock up A...→

Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at African-American Officers in DC

Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at African-American Officers in DC

A man can be seen launching into a tirade about “cop culture” and repeatedly spouting a racial slur at two African-American police officers in D.C. in a video [...] Read full article: Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at ...→

A song to make you smile: 'American Girl' by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

A song to make you smile: 'American Girl' by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Tom Petty performs with The Heartbreakers in 2008 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Associated Press... Today's selection is "American Girl" by Tom Petty a [...] Read full article: A song to make you smile: 'American Girl...→

Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reunited with owner after stroll through Morton Grove neighborhood

Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reunited with owner after stroll through Morton Grove neighborhood

Betty, a 45-pound African tortoise, was reunited with her owner after escaping. Morton Grove Animal Control Officer Megan Glowacz assisted. Read full article: Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reu...→

From African to African-American: How brush with police changed Congolese refugee’s life — and gave his camera a mission

From African to African-American: How brush with police changed Congolese refugee’s life — and gave his camera a mission

"I think this is a moment for me and my generation," Patrick Reponse said. "It’s a wake-up moment. This is the moment to understand what’s really going on. You [...] Read full article: From African to African-American: How br...→

American University Ends Hate Crime Investigation a Year Later

American University Ends Hate Crime Investigation a Year Later

The investigation into a hate crime at American University in Washington, D.C. has reached a dead end. Read full article: American University Ends Hate Crime Inve...→

African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During Pandemic

African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During Pandemic

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today is Juneteenth, an official holiday in the City of Philadelphia, commemorating the end of slavery in America. A march was held Friday [...] Read full article: African American Museum In Philadelphia ...→

Juneteenth, reparations and African-American history with Keisha N. Blain - amNewYork

BY BEATRIX LOCKWOOD Ahead of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the holiday marking the abolition of slavery in the United States, Lauren Young and Read full article: Juneteenth, reparations and African-Amer...→

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday the hiring of UCLA African American st [...]

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday the hiring of UCLA African American studies and sociology professor Karida Brown as their director of Racial Equity & [...] Read full article: The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursda...→

Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Black anthem song, signs record deal

Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Black anthem song, signs record deal

His powerful video, posted on May 26, features the lyrics "I’m a young Black man doing all that I can" from the song "I Just Wanna Live," written by his mother [...] Read full article: Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Bl...→

African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners Say

African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners Say

Club promoters advise people to look around downtown Chicago – what’s missing? The answer is that there are no African-American nightclubs, and there haven’t b [...] Read full article: African-American Nightclubs Have Been Sh...→

African American entrepreneurs launch a craft beer named for two famous Chicago ‘Harolds’

African American entrepreneurs launch a craft beer named for two famous Chicago ‘Harolds’

Harold’s ’83 Honey Ale is named after a fictional Harold’s Chicken Shack location number and for the year Chicago elected its first black mayor, Harold Washing [...] Read full article: African American entrepreneurs launch a ...→

Celebrate African American history with CLC virtual Juneteenth event

Celebrate African American history with CLC virtual Juneteenth event

In honor of the day when all enslaved African Americans were freed after the Civil War, College of Lake County (CLC) is hosting a virtual Juneteenth celebratio [...] Read full article: Celebrate African American history with ...→

Too many African American children are born in shackles

Too many African American children are born in shackles

Led by the passion of a young and diverse generation, the country must finally address the systemic inequality that increasingly endangers all of us. Read full article: Too many African American children are b...→

Alexandria’s first African American police chief talks police reform, race relations | WTOP

Alexandria’s first African American police chief talks police reform, race relations | WTOP

A former police department leader who has vast personal and professional experience with race relations spoke to WTOP about what’s needed to create systemic so [...] Read full article: Alexandria’s first African American poli...→

African American girl gets email with racial slur, noose image from Corona classmate

African American girl gets email with racial slur, noose image from Corona classmate

The African American fourth grader opened an email to find expletives and a racial epithet aimed at her, with a computerized silhouette image of a person hangi [...] Read full article: African American girl gets email with ra...→

People Making A Difference: Folk Artist Creates Dioramas To Share African American Culture, History

People Making A Difference: Folk Artist Creates Dioramas To Share African American Culture, History

Karen Collins said she was hoping to find funds to permanently house all of the dioramas that make up the African American Miniature Museum in a public locatio [...] Read full article: People Making A Difference: Folk Artist ...→

Some African-American cops feel caught between black and blue

Some African-American cops feel caught between black and blue

Chicago's black police officers describe navigating dual loyalties—to the force for which they work and the communities from which they came. Read full article: Some African-American cops feel caught b...→

Trump to meet with African American faith leaders, address police reform

Trump to meet with African American faith leaders, address police reform

Trump — who will meet with law enforcement and African-American faith leaders — may announce measures to address race relations and policing that he also could [...] Read full article: Trump to meet with African American fait...→

Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor for abandoning African-American residents amid riots

Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor for abandoning African-American residents amid riots

Fox News political analyst and Chicago native Gianno Caldwell called out the Democratic mayor of his hometown for abandoning the city's African-American reside [...] Read full article: Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor ...→

Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air Force chief of staff, making him first African-American service chief

Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air Force chief of staff, making him first African-American service chief

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown, Jr. as the next Air Force’s chief of staff – marking the first time an African-American of [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air For...→

African-American conservative takes on 'toxic' narratives about policing in America

African-American conservative takes on 'toxic' narratives about policing in America

Iraq War veteran and political analyst Rob Smith argued that the debate over U.S. law enforcement reform in the wake of George Floyd's death is distorted by se [...] Read full article: African-American conservative takes on '...→

Two African American Women From California On Biden's Short List Of Potential Running Mate

Two African American Women From California On Biden's Short List Of Potential Running Mate

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s promise to pick a woman as his running mate has sparked weeks of speculation about who might [...] Read full article: Two African American Women From Californ...→

Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reunited with owner after stroll through Morton Grove neighborhood

Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reunited with owner after stroll through Morton Grove neighborhood

Betty, a 45-pound African tortoise, was reunited with her owner after escaping. Morton Grove Animal Control Officer Megan Glowacz assisted. Read full article: Beloved 30-year old African tortoise reu...→

From African to African-American: How brush with police changed Congolese refugee’s life — and gave his camera a mission

From African to African-American: How brush with police changed Congolese refugee’s life — and gave his camera a mission

"I think this is a moment for me and my generation," Patrick Reponse said. "It’s a wake-up moment. This is the moment to understand what’s really going on. You [...] Read full article: From African to African-American: How br...→

Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go to Jail for a Year

Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go to Jail for a Year

President Trump said individuals who burn the American flag should have to spend a year in prison during a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read full article: Trump: American Flag Burners Should Go t...→

American University Ends Hate Crime Investigation a Year Later

American University Ends Hate Crime Investigation a Year Later

The investigation into a hate crime at American University in Washington, D.C. has reached a dead end. Read full article: American University Ends Hate Crime Inve...→

African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During Pandemic

African American Museum In Philadelphia Finding New Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth During Pandemic

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today is Juneteenth, an official holiday in the City of Philadelphia, commemorating the end of slavery in America. A march was held Friday [...] Read full article: African American Museum In Philadelphia ...→

Conversation With North Texas African American Law Enforcement Leaders

Conversation With North Texas African American Law Enforcement Leaders

Four police leaders in North Texas who identify as African American experience an interesting crossroads of law enforcement and life. Read full article: Conversation With North Texas African Am...→

Juneteenth, reparations and African-American history with Keisha N. Blain - amNewYork

BY BEATRIX LOCKWOOD Ahead of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the holiday marking the abolition of slavery in the United States, Lauren Young and Read full article: Juneteenth, reparations and African-Amer...→

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage

Climate change is starting to transform the classic home loan, a fixture of the American experience and financial system that dates back generations. Read full article: Rising Seas Threaten an American Institu...→

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday the hiring of UCLA African American st [...]

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday the hiring of UCLA African American studies and sociology professor Karida Brown as their director of Racial Equity & [...] Read full article: The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursda...→

Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Black anthem song, signs record deal

Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Black anthem song, signs record deal

His powerful video, posted on May 26, features the lyrics "I’m a young Black man doing all that I can" from the song "I Just Wanna Live," written by his mother [...] Read full article: Keedron Bryant, 12-year-old singer of Bl...→

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue of African American tennis great Arthur Ashe

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue of African American tennis great Arthur Ashe

A statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe in Virginia was defaced with the words “White Lives Matter,” police said Wednesday. Photos showed the ba [...] Read full article: ‘White Lives Matter’ painted on statue o...→

African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners Say

African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners Say

Club promoters advise people to look around downtown Chicago – what’s missing? The answer is that there are no African-American nightclubs, and there haven’t b [...] Read full article: African-American Nightclubs Have Been Sh...→

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of t [...]

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of t [...]

In the wake of this year, American cities are going to experience a reprise of the flight of the middle and upper-middle classes similar to the postwar flight [...] Read full article: In the wake of this year, American citie...→

African American entrepreneurs launch a craft beer named for two famous Chicago ‘Harolds’

African American entrepreneurs launch a craft beer named for two famous Chicago ‘Harolds’

Harold’s ’83 Honey Ale is named after a fictional Harold’s Chicken Shack location number and for the year Chicago elected its first black mayor, Harold Washing [...] Read full article: African American entrepreneurs launch a ...→

African American man suing Pasco Sheriff's Office after he says his arrest during a 2018 traffic stop was unlawful

African American man suing Pasco Sheriff's Office after he says his arrest during a 2018 traffic stop was unlawful

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- “I’m a passenger. I’m not required to identify myself.”... It’s a sentence that would put Andre Roxx behind bars in 2018 — on a night tha [...] Read full article: African American man suing Pasco Sheriff...→

Celebrate African American history with CLC virtual Juneteenth event

Celebrate African American history with CLC virtual Juneteenth event

In honor of the day when all enslaved African Americans were freed after the Civil War, College of Lake County (CLC) is hosting a virtual Juneteenth celebratio [...] Read full article: Celebrate African American history with ...→

Shot down: 121st Grand American World Trapshooting Championships will not be in Illinois this year

The IDNR and IDPH decided to not hold the 121st Grand American World Trapshooting Championships, usually held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in [...] Read full article: Shot down: 121st Grand American World Tr...→

Too many African American children are born in shackles

Too many African American children are born in shackles

Led by the passion of a young and diverse generation, the country must finally address the systemic inequality that increasingly endangers all of us. Read full article: Too many African American children are b...→

Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Claims He Mistreated African American Players

Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Claims He Mistreated African American Players

Iowa cut ties with strength coach Chris Doyle on Monday, announcing a separation agreement that will pay him more than $1.1 million after former Hawkeyes accus [...] Read full article: Iowa Parts With Strength Coach After Cla...→

American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Russian jail sentence: report

American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Russian jail sentence: report

A Russian court sentenced an American to 16 years in prison on spying charges a sentence he rejected as political. Read full article: American Paul Whelan receives 16-year Ru...→

Alexandria’s first African American police chief talks police reform, race relations | WTOP

Alexandria’s first African American police chief talks police reform, race relations | WTOP

A former police department leader who has vast personal and professional experience with race relations spoke to WTOP about what’s needed to create systemic so [...] Read full article: Alexandria’s first African American poli...→

Man arrested for threatening to burn down African-American church in Virginia

Man arrested for threatening to burn down African-American church in Virginia

According to court documents, the man allegedly called a Virginia Beach church with a predominantly African American congregation, made racially derogatory rem [...] Read full article: Man arrested for threatening to burn dow...→

African American girl gets email with racial slur, noose image from Corona classmate

African American girl gets email with racial slur, noose image from Corona classmate

The African American fourth grader opened an email to find expletives and a racial epithet aimed at her, with a computerized silhouette image of a person hangi [...] Read full article: African American girl gets email with ra...→

Bill To Study African American Reparations Passes California Assembly

A proposal to establish a task force to study and prepare recommendations for how to give reparations to African Americans passed the California Assembly on Th [...] Read full article: Bill To Study African American Reparatio...→

People Making A Difference: Folk Artist Creates Dioramas To Share African American Culture, History

People Making A Difference: Folk Artist Creates Dioramas To Share African American Culture, History

Karen Collins said she was hoping to find funds to permanently house all of the dioramas that make up the African American Miniature Museum in a public locatio [...] Read full article: People Making A Difference: Folk Artist ...→

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19. Read full article: Fund A Success In Helping African-Americ...→

Some African-American cops feel caught between black and blue

Some African-American cops feel caught between black and blue

Chicago's black police officers describe navigating dual loyalties—to the force for which they work and the communities from which they came. Read full article: Some African-American cops feel caught b...→

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

The National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) gained thousands of members following the May 25 death of George Floyd. Read full article: Thousands Join African American Gun Grou...→

Trump to meet with African American faith leaders, address police reform

Trump to meet with African American faith leaders, address police reform

Trump — who will meet with law enforcement and African-American faith leaders — may announce measures to address race relations and policing that he also could [...] Read full article: Trump to meet with African American fait...→

Walmart says it will no longer lock up African American beauty products

Walmart says it will no longer lock up African American beauty products

At some stores, the cases were across the aisle from shelves of generic beauty products that were not locked up. Read full article: Walmart says it will no longer lock up A...→

Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor for abandoning African-American residents amid riots

Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor for abandoning African-American residents amid riots

Fox News political analyst and Chicago native Gianno Caldwell called out the Democratic mayor of his hometown for abandoning the city's African-American reside [...] Read full article: Gianno Caldwell calls out Chicago mayor ...→

Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at African-American Officers in DC

Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at African-American Officers in DC

A man can be seen launching into a tirade about “cop culture” and repeatedly spouting a racial slur at two African-American police officers in D.C. in a video [...] Read full article: Video Shows Man Hurling Racial Slurs at ...→

Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air Force chief of staff, making him first African-American service chief

Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air Force chief of staff, making him first African-American service chief

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown, Jr. as the next Air Force’s chief of staff – marking the first time an African-American of [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Charles Brown as Air For...→

African-American conservative takes on 'toxic' narratives about policing in America

African-American conservative takes on 'toxic' narratives about policing in America

Iraq War veteran and political analyst Rob Smith argued that the debate over U.S. law enforcement reform in the wake of George Floyd's death is distorted by se [...] Read full article: African-American conservative takes on '...→

A song to make you smile: 'American Girl' by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

A song to make you smile: 'American Girl' by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Tom Petty performs with The Heartbreakers in 2008 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Associated Press... Today's selection is "American Girl" by Tom Petty a [...] Read full article: A song to make you smile: 'American Girl...→