Tag Archives: african american

Why Black History Month is important to black children.

6 Feb

Black people, if black lives matter then we have to stop ducking jury duty.

8 Dec

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If we are really tired of police officers always being acquitted by juries after killing unarmed black men then we as black people have to stop ducking jury duty and serve on these juries. Listen to more here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/12/black-people-if-black-lives-matter-then.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

 

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

Hey democrats, don’t panic over lower African American early voting turnout

6 Nov

Democratic strategist, talking heads, and many Hillary Clinton supporters are in a slight panic over the lower early voting totals for African Americans. Calm down people; there is no reason to start popping Valiums or downing bottles of whiskey here. There are two factors that when taken into account give a better picture of the cause of the lower totals and should give all Hillary Clinton supporters a rosier outlook.

Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/hey-democrats-dont-panic-over-lower.html

Colin Kaepernick: Police union rescinds boycott threat of 49ers games

12 Sep

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The union for the police officers who patrol San Francisco 49ers games at Levi’s Stadium rescinded its boycott threat Thursday, nearly a week after the association proclaimed its members could decline assignments at the facility amid quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s recent protests. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/colin-kaepernick-police-union-rescinds.html

More than $300,000 Raised at 2016 UNCF “A Mind Is…” Hamptons Summer Benefit

11 Sep

More than $300,000 was raised at the recent United Negro College Fund (UNCF) “A Mind Is…” Hamptons Summer Benefit, hosted by UNCF New York. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/more-than-300000-raised-at-2016-uncf.html uncf