The Senate on Thursday passed a bipartisan deal that would permanently restore funding to historically black colleges and universities and other schools that serve large shares of minority students. The legislation also would simplify the federal form used to apply for student financial aid. Although the amended bill has yet to go before the House, […]


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 […]


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations over prices that have doubled for food, gas and other basic goods in recent weeks and allegations of government corruption. Public transportation resumed in the capital, Port-au-Prince, where people began lining up to […]


(THE CONVERSATION) With the U.S. federal government shutdown now the longest in history, it’s important to understand what a shutdown means for the health and safety of Americans. The good news is that in the short run, the consequences are relatively few. But, as a researcher who studies natural disaster planning, I believe that Americans […]

3/5/2018- Donald Trump recently commended the Chinese President for extending his presidency. Trump said he’d like to try doing that one day which put Chris Paul on edge. He believes if Trump goes through with it then Black people are going to have to buy land in Africa quick! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET […]

In 2018, there have been over 15 school shootings alone in the United States and each time the cry to do something about it grows each time. The most recent being a school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead and 15 injured. The question now is what do we do to change this? […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation’s most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change. The testimony by EPA Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator Barry Breen […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct, the House is moving ahead on legislation to require anti-sexual harassment training for all members and their staffs. The vote comes amid a wave of accusations against lawmakers that has thrust the issue of gender hostility and discrimination on Capitol Hill squarely into the spotlight, and […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is expected to hit $200 billion or more. While the federal government is expected to pay most […]

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When 63 million people voted to elect Donald Trump as the President of the United States, it opened up the floodgates for toxic white masculinity in America. We saw it coming, but we are just now fully experiencing the consequences and they are deeply disturbing. No man represents toxic white masculinity more than Donald Trump. […]

Both Barack Obama and O.J. Simpson have effected people in the same way. They’ve both conquered a legal system that was meant to make them fail. Although two very different stories, DL tells us how they both work. Don’t Miss Out! Follow The D.L. Hughley Show on Twitter and Instagram & Keep Up On Facebook Too!    

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada’s new Liberal prime minister, promising a less controlling style of “government by Cabinet” after almost 10 years of Conservative rule under Stephen Harper. The 43-year-old Trudeau, a former school teacher and member of Parliament since 2008, became the second youngest prime minister in Canadian […]