A new Texas non-profit called the Former Majority Association for Equality plans to extend scholarship support to those they say are undersupported in higher education: white men. Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/02/texas-group-to-offer-scholarships-to.html
State orders Detroit to close half its schools
Michigan state education officials have ordered Robert Bobb ( Detroit district emergency financial manager ) to immediately implement a financial restructuring plan that balances the district’s books by closing half of its schools, swelling high school class sizes to 60 students and consolidating operations.
Missing Black Woman Alert! Jacquelyn Williams is missing
African American Reports: Missing Black Women Jacquelyn Williams of Georgia is missing.
Justice in Jeopardy: Black Farmers Face New Troubles
Despite President Obama’s recent signature on landmark civil rights legislation, many black farmers seeking justice for decades of discrimination may miss their chance, according to John Boyd, founder and president of the National Black Farmers Association.
Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com portraying Michelle Obama as mean & fat.
You have to see this disrespectful cartoon to believe it: http://aareports.com/2011/02/andrew-breitbarts-biggovernmentcom.html
Video: Allen West keynote speech at CPAC conference
Check out this speech from freshman congressman Allen West of Florida. It’s the closing keynote speech at the 2011 CPAC ( Conservative Political Action Conference )conference and because of it some are wondering if Mr. West should connsider running for president in 2012.
Watch the speech here: http://aareports.com/2011/02/viideo-allen-west-keynote-speech-at.html
Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants
I fully support President Obama but I think we should all pay attention to what is going on. Pell Grants help many low income African Americans through college and any changes could potentially be devastating to future black college applicants.
Read more about the changes here: http://aareports.com/2011/02/obama-to-seek-changes-in-pell-grants.html