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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan disclosed Wednesday that he will be the majority investor in the nation’s only 24-hour news network aimed at African American viewers, giving the network a deep pocket as it launches next month. The network has been in the works for years and an announcement about its […]

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A nationwide survey was conducted among different African-American communities, and they were asked about where they thought the country was heading. This is why it was found that they were quite pessimistic when it comes to the prospects that have been brought forward by the Trump administration. The Country is on The Wrong Track 84% of […]

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A nationwide survey was conducted among different African-American communities, and they were asked about where they thought the country was heading. This is why it was found that they were quite pessimistic when it comes to the prospects that have been brought forward by the Trump administration. The Country is on The Wrong Track 84% of […]

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s fifth annual film festival is opening with a documentary feature about the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a group of three African Americans who turned to an 87-year-old fiddler as a mentor. The Longleaf Film Festival opens Friday with a showing of “Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind,” which documents the journey of the Carolina […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A record percentage of Americans — including growing percentages of whites, blacks, independents, Democrats and Republicans — say they believe the U.S. government doesn’t spend enough on improving the condition of African-Americans, a U.S. survey shows. According to the General Social Survey, a trends poll that has measured attitudes about race in […]

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The new year has settled in, and most students are already back to their normal school routine. Also, many are realizing that the summer is fast approaching and that its time to start thinking about applying for scholarships for the upcoming 2019/2020 college season. Here are the top scholarships programs for African-American students to apply […]

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s one of President Donald Trump’s favorite talking points in promoting his administration’s success: the record low rate of black unemployment. But on a recent sunny afternoon in Vernon Park in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, that victory seemed hollow. As children laughed on the playground, several black men — some out of work, […]

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Health & Wellness

Why do men avoid getting check-ups? Do they fear what a doctor might say? Is it their own sense of masculinity and the notion that men do not need help? Or, is it that they simply do not trust doctors? The answer is all of the above. Research shows that men in general site these […]

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When you hear the phrase “you are what you eat,” what do you think about? Do you imagine that you are literally a pizza or a burger? Or, do you take into consideration the harmful effects of ingesting certain foods? Perhaps it is the phrase that is problematic, and the truth is you are not […]

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When it comes to living a healthy life, getting regular check-ups are a must, and there are two areas that African-American men should keep at the top of their lists, hypertension and diabetes. African-American men suffer from diabetes and hypertension at higher rates than men and women in many other ethnic groups and regular screenings […]

The history of slavery and mass incarceration in this nation has been a history long swept under the rug for convenience. Other than what’s taught in schools, there isn’t really a place where people can learn about this history until now. Roland Martin talks with Bryan Stevenson the director of the Equal Justice Initiative that’s […]