Black Americans

With Black Americans suffering the highest death rate per 100,000 people than any other racial group during the pandemic, it's been revealed that 56 percent of skinfolk have now purchased life insurance policies in the last year.

In today's example of just how racist the Trump administration is, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner had some pretty telling words while discussing his father-in-law's so-called Platinum Plan for Black America.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will develop a detailed plan for reparations under a new law signed on Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, making it the first state to mandate a study of how it can make amends for its role in the oppression of Black people. The law creates a nine-member task force to […]

The National Urban League has been releasing its annual report, The State of Black America, for 41 years; it’s an amalgamation of data which quantifiably measures African American (and now Hispanic) progress in six key areas: economics, employment, education, health, housing, and criminal justice.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LaKeitha Carlos was at home in Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon and decided to check the flights to Chicago, just in case. A last-minute ticket was only $194. Carlos took a moment to reflect on how, eight years earlier, she had worked as an organizer in Atlanta to get Barack Obama elected president, […]

In the wake of the surprising results of the 2016 Election, Bob Johnson wrote an open letter to Black America. In it, he suggested that Black folks think differently about their votes and their political affiliations. Here’s the entire letter.  How should Black American voters respond to the tectonic political rift and the stress of […]

Presidential candidate Donald Trump claims he’s the nation’s great unifier, but his racially incendiary rhetoric often leads to violence at his overflow rallies. Trump, at his core, is a bully whose us-against-them narrative encourages his blue-collar supporters to rough up anyone who disagrees with him. The victims of physical harassment at Trump’s rallies are disproportionately […]

“The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story…

“The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story…