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Remember 9/12: Emanuel Livingston attempts to get the majority community to understand how it feels for the Black community to deal with police violence. He compares his feelings with those of the nation the day after 9/11. . . 

Many would say that today’s black community is far less unified than it was back in our parent’s day. Why is that? Is it the…

A new survey is revealing that Americans feel like Blacks were treated more fairly in 2007 than now.

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers’ State of Housing In Black America Report revealed some very shocking statistics as it relates to home ownership…

    Oh boy!  Don Lemon didn’t just step in it, he forgot to clean it off his shoe and got it all over the house! On his CNN Broadcast yesterday Don addressed the conversation of race. We can’t even think of a way to introduce what he said other than to say it’s something […]

On Thursday, President Barack Obama met with African-American leaders across various organizations to discuss and address growing concerns regarding the economic crisis that continues to…

Though studies say Black Americans don’t suffer from higher rates of depression than their white counterparts Therese Borchard, an editor for PsychCentral, found that many African-Americans tend to repress feelings of depression and other mental health disorders. Historical relics of slavery, poverty and broken homes continue to haunt African-Americans today — a sign that more […]

Between the “birther” movement attacking President Obama’s citizenship, and The Family Leader’s statement on the condition of the Black family, political myths regarding African-Americans have become an emblematic trend. Here’s a list of eight political myths that continue to handicap the African-American community. Some include claims that Blacks are the biggest benefactors of government assistance […]

The skyrocketing unemployment rate in the African-American community (16.2 percent) is compelling Black Americans to sacrifice healthy eating, for cheap, caloric foods. Nearly 4.5 million Americans are eating less-healthy foods due to a diminished spending power, and desire to conserve money. For African-Americans, who suffer from the greatest economic strains, the numbers could be catastrophic. […]

With lawmakers in Washington battling over the budget, many programs including President Obama’s anti-poverty initiatives may soon face dire cuts. House Republicans zeroed out all three parts of the president’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiatives: the school-centered Promise Neighborhoods, the housing-focused Choice Neighborhoods and the law enforcement-oriented Byrne Criminal Justice Initiative. City Limits Reports: All three programs […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Author Sapphire speaks on her highly relevant book "Push" and how domestic violence, as portrayed in the book, is impacts the black community.