Archive | November, 2016

More minorities buying guns following Donald Trump’s election

26 Nov

 

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More minorities have armed themselves in the weeks following the election, shopping for guns and attending weapons classes in record numbers, gun sellers and advocates said. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/more-minorities-buying-guns-following.html

Two black women embrace their chance to be hockey role models for black girls

26 Nov

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Two black female hockey players,Kelsey Koelzer and Sarah Nurse, a forward at Wisconsin, are two of college hockey’s top players and rising stars in their national-team programs. With increased visibility, they recognize their capacity to motivate a generation of young girls from similar backgrounds. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/two-black-women-embrace-their-chance-to.html

 

Oldest remaining Tuskegee Airman, Willie N. Rogers , dies at 101

24 Nov

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We have lost another one, another hero, another example of excellence, we have lost another Tuskegee Airmen. God bless his soul. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/oldest-remaining-tuskegee-airman-willie.html

So, Ben Carson may serve in a Trump administration after all?

24 Nov

 

 

49074843-cachedWhat is up with Dr. Ben Carson? Just a week after leading many of us to believe that he may have a little common sense to go along with his book sense by saying that he wouldn’t serve in a Trump administration because he didn’t have the experience of leading a federal agency he seems to have put himself back in the running again for a spot in a Trump administration. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/so-ben-carson-may-serve-in-trump.html

James Means, Unarmed 15 year old black teen killed by white man who claims he felt threatened

24 Nov
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It’s happened again!
15 year old James Means was shot and killed by a white man who claimed that he felt threatened. Turns out that Means was unarmed an

d that his murderer was banned from carrying a gun due to domestic violence issues. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/unarmed-15-year-old-black-teen-killed.html

Keith Ellison formally announces his bid for DNC Chair

21 Nov

428163_10150561371852060_1026054672_nCongressman Keith Ellison (Minn) has formally announced his bid to run for chair of the Democratic National Committee. Read more here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/kieth-ellison-formally-announces-his.html

‘Doc McStuffins’ renewed for a 5th season

21 Nov

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Disney Junior has ordered a fifth season of its beloved and critically acclaimed series “Doc McStuffins,” which will bring more stories of Doc, a girl who aspires to be a doctor just like her mom. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/doc-mcstuffins-renewed-for-5th-season.html

LeBron James contributes $2.5 million to Smithsonian Muhammad Ali display

21 Nov

NBA: New York Knicks at Cleveland CavaliersThe Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture announced today that LeBron James will give $2.5 million to support the museum and its presentation titled “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change.” Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/lebron-james-contributes-25-million-to.html

Congressman John Lewis wins National Book Award

21 Nov

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Congressman John Lewis can now add another accolade to his long and distinguished civil rights/political career. He has won a National Book Award. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/comgressman-john-lewis-wins-national.html

New Documentary: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

21 Nov

screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-11-49-52-am-610x250d multi-Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities is the first and only feature documentary an platform project to research, gather, and share a rich mosaic of stories that relay the history of HBCUs. Read more and watch the trailer here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/new-documentary-tell-them-we-are-rising.html