Bernie Sanders Taps African-American As Campaign Press Secretary

10 Aug

The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced Saturday it had tapped a young, black criminal justice headshots1_sdsadvocate to serve as its national press secretary. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/08/bernie-sanders-taps-african-american-as.html

Sandra Bland speaking on Black Lives Matter

21 Jul

Sandra Bland speaking on Black Lives Matter

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Before her death in a Texas jail under mysterious circumstances, Sandra Bland made a video discussing Black Lives Matter. Check out her thoughts on Black Lives Matter here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/07/sandra-bland-speaking-on-black-lives.html

Full President Obama Speech to the NAACP (2015)

15 Jul

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Full President Obama Speech to the NAACP (2015) http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/07/president-obama-speech-to-naacp.html

Fire at black church in North Carolina ruled arson

26 Jun

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Investigator say an arsonist is to blame for a fire which caused a quarter-million dollars in damage to a Charlotte church. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/fire-at-black-church-in-north-carolina.html

Dr. Ben Carson statement on Emanuel AME shootings.

22 Jun

While many Republican candidates for president have danced around the reason for the horrific shootings at Emanuel AME, Ben Carson to his credit called racism when he saw it in a statement he released on June 18th. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/dr-ben-carson-statement-on-emanuel-ame.html

Rachel Dolezal resignation letter to the NAACP

16 Jun

Today June 15, 2015, Rachel Dolezal stepped down from her post as president of the Spokane Chapter of the NAACP. Read Rachel Dolezal’s resignation letter to the NAACP  at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/rachel-dolezal-resignation-to-naacp.html

Billboard puts spin on Black Lives Matter

15 Jun

Billboard puts spin on Black Lives Matter

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Civil rights activist Fred Davis has posted a billboard in Tennessee which reads “Black lives matter. So let’s quit killing each other.” Check out this report focusing on Fred Davis and the billboard at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/billboard-puts-spin-on-black-lives.html

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