Please support the UNCF’s 1st Annual New Jersey 5K Walk/Run for Education

20 Sep

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Please support and donate! If you can’t walk with the team please donate $5 or $10 to help our black youth go to college!

Join us at the 1st Annual UNCF New Jersey Walk/Run for Education in partnership with The KAT Team Foundation as we raise money to help students get to and through college!

Donate here: http://give.uncf.org/site/TR/NewJerseyWalk/General?team_id=31748&pg=team&fr_id=2551

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African-American veterans monument in Buffalo will be first in U.S.

9 Jul

New York state officials announced this morning at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park that the state will provide $800,000 toward the construction of the African-American veterans monument there. The monument will be the first and only in the U.S., to honor black soldiers that fought in every American war to date. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/07/african-american-veterans-monument-in.htmlBuffalo-Naval-Park-1260x800

Tuskegee University develops new breast cancer test

1 Jul

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A team led by Tuskegee University researchers have developed a new way to detect the most aggressive and fatal form of breast cancer.

The university and researchers hope the new method may hold the potential for earlier detection and more informed treatment decisions. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/06/tuskegee-university-develops-new-breast.html

Congressional Black Caucus issues statement in defense of Maxine Waters

1 Jul

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Unlike the current Democratic “leaders,” Charles Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, who have offered only criticism and no support to Maxine Waters after her comments asking supporters to confront those who work for Trump, The Congressional Black Caucus has stated their support of Waters. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/06/congressional-black-caucus-issues.html

Maxine Waters to those making death threats: You Better shoot straight

1 Jul

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Auntie Maxine ain’t scared!

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has addressed a series of recent death threats she said she has received, telling would-be threateners to “shoot straight” during an immigration rally on Saturday. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/07/maxine-waters-to-those-making-death_1.html

Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams named West Point’s first black superintendent

1 Jul

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Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, a 1983 U.S. Military Academy graduate who has held high-ranking Army posts in Europe and Asia, will become the first black officer to command West Point in its 216-year history. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/06/lt-gen-darryl-williams-named-west.html

Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Tim Scott Introduce Bill to Make Lynching a Federal Crime

1 Jul

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U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), and Tim Scott (R-SC), the only African-American members of the United States Senate, have introduced legislation to make lynching – the willful act of murder by a collection of people assembled with the intention of committing an act of violence upon any person – a federal crime. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/06/cory-booker-kamala-harris-tim-scott.html