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African American Breaking News and Opinion

African American Breaking News and Opinion
OPINION - I am incredibly disappointed because, if these allegations are proven true, this pretty much means he’s a terrible person and I can no longer root for him... OPINION - Most Americans of all political stripes are environmentally sensitive, yet realize the economic folly of failing to use to our advantage our natural energy resources... theGRIO VIDEO - In a rousing speech last week in front of the National Action Network President Obama called out Republican voter suppression tactics... OPINION - Baseball needs to find a way to increase the number of black players in the majors. Cultivating a new star might be the quickest way to accomplish that... OPINION - It should come as no surprise that radical right-wing and white supremacist hate groups increased with the election of a black president named Barack Obama...

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100 Books by Black Women Everyone Must Read Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. What I Learned Running My Own Business Way back in 2007 I decided to strike out on my own and begin consulting. I had a number of clients and things were going well. The snag? I wanted to buy a house and banks were simply not loaning money to folks who didn't have W-2 income. Well, they might but not to those who didn't have 20% to put down and Bay Area housing prices made that difficult.

And The Time To Resist Is Now. Raising Our Voices A True Narrative of the Rise, Progresse, and Cessation of the Late Rebellion in Virginia, Most Humbly and Impartially Reported by His Majestyes Commissioners Appointed to Enquire into the Affaires of the Said Colony (1677) Proclamation of the New Hampshire Legislature on the Mast Tree Riot (1734) Letter Written by William Shirley to the Lords of Trade about the Knowles Riot (1747) Thomas Hutchinson Recounts the Reaction to the Stamp Act in Boston (1765)

African-American Genealogy: The Best No-Cost Websites Roman;">Researching African-American and slave ancestry can be challenging because you're tracing not just your own family tree but also those of slave owners. But as more documents and databases are moved onto the Internet, research is becoming somewhat easier -- and, at least at these sites, less costly. AfriGeneas: Founded in 1999, is the granddaddy of African-American genealogy sites.

We need to use our Black economic power How can a group have over 3 million people with college degrees yet be so underdeveloped economically? How can a people have over 10,000 elected officials yet have so little economic power? Why do African Americans spend only 3 percent of their income with each other? Black Women Historians Encourage Us To #SayHerName with List of Recommended Reading In response to what seems like a daily onslaught of tragic news about the deaths and assaults of black women at the hands of law enforcement, the Association of Black Women Historians has put together a list of required reading to remind us that the systematic degradation and death of black women in this country is nothing new. In a statement released Tuesday, the ABWH says: The members of the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH) are well aware of the ways that black women and girls in America have been violently discriminated against and harassed by law enforcement officials and the legal system.

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Daily Pickings We will rock you! Details Published on Monday, 22 February 2016 07:59 William Engdahl expressed unease recently at Goldman Sachs' prediction that oil is going down to $20 per barrel; Goldmans is the archetypal, Machiavellian player in securities markets, invariably betting against the clients they advise and to whom they sell investments. Engdahl referred to a large shock which could dramatically alter the supply/demand equation to drive oil prices up again. That shock could well be an impending dramatic escalation of hostilities across the Middle East, including the destruction of the bounteous oil fields in Mosul, Iraq. Taron Deeson on Pinterest Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas There’s more to see on Pinterest Come take a look at what else is here! He used Pinterest to start his collection Join Pinterest to discover and save creative ideas. Oops!