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Alice Coachman Davis, First black Olympic gold medalist dies

16 Jul

Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/07/alice-coachman-davis-first-black.html 

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New Black Panther Party holds rally against Pres. Obama

26 Apr

Members of the New Black Panther Party and the Black is Back coalition converged in a neighborhood in DC’s Southeast quadrant for a National Day of Action, demanding attention to inequalities in education, housing and healthcare. Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/04/new-black-panthers-rally-in-washington.html

Keith Fitzhugh gives up shot at NFL to take care of parents

12 Dec

Keith Fitzhugh had a chance that many of us would have jumped at. He had a shot to play in the NFL but he choose steady employment over the uncertainty of an NFL job beacuse he thinks it’s more important to have a steady income to so that he may take care of his parents one of whom is disabled. Check out this interview he did with CNN.

Watch the interview here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/train-conductor-turns-diwn-shot-at-nfl.html

Chicago gang leaders hold press confrence

3 Sep

While on the surface gang members holding a press conference to speak out police tactics  to stop the violence seems crazy the gang leaders and activist do make some valid points and actually bring some ideas to the table. Read more here:

http://aareports.com/2010/09/chicago-gang-leaders-hold-news.html

Interracial marriages in the US increasing due to African Americans

5 Jun

Interracial marriages in the US increasing due to African Americans

1 out of 6 marraiges in the US are now interracial marriages and African Americans are the cause of the latest jump in such marriages.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2010/06/interracial-marriages-in-us-increasing.html

This Memorial Day remember to say thank you.

31 May

This Memorial Day remember to say thank you for the sacrifice of our sevice men. Men like the Buffalo Soldiers, The Harlem Hellcats and the Tuskegee Airmen. Read more here:
 
http://aareports.com/2010/05/on-memorial-day-say-thank-you-by-george.html

Black men urged to step up and stop the violence in Chicago

2 May

It isn’t the National Guard that will stop young black males from killing one another in Chicago, but instead black men taking a stand and the time to guide at-risk youth.

Read the entire article here:
http://talkhonestly.blogspot.com/