Tag Archives: black community

The fight against colorism in the black community

6 Mar

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You might not have heard of the term colorism, but it’s a problem in the black community. African-Americans are discriminating against each other, pitting those with lighter skin against ones whose skin is darker. Unlike other forms of injustice, colorism is something that’s rarely publicly addressed, even though it happens almost daily. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/the-fight-against-colorism-in-black.html

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Is Marriage For White People by Ralph Richard Banks

4 Sep

Controversial new book: Is Marriage For White People by Ralph Richard Banks

Don’t let the title turn you off, this is a book that you may want to read. As one who has been marrired for 17 years of of Sept 3 2011 I know the value of marriage and have often wondered why it is not treated as seriously as it should be in black communities.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/09/controversial-new-book-is-marriage-for.html

Has Obama failed African Americans?

26 Jun

Has Obama failed African Americans?

I am posting this because of recent comments by two noted experts on African American opinion, Michelle Bachmann and Newt Gingrich. They believe that President Obama has failed African Americans. Do you agree with them and if so or if not, why?

Give your answer here: http://aareports.com/2011/06/has-president-obama-failed-african.html

Obesity among African American women

19 Dec

Check out this article from J.E. Ward a black woman who was once small and now has become bigger due to pregnancy and bad eating habits. She keeps it very real and talks about why black woman have issues with weight, why it’s accepted in black communities, and the real harm that being overweight is doing to black woman.

Read her article here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/obesity-among-african-american-women.html

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

13 Jun

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

Poverty-stricken minority neighborhoods across America are “zones of pain” in a “state of emergency” that deserve a swift federal response, a group of black leaders said during a discussion on economic recovery at the Rainbow/PUSH annual conference Saturday. Read more…

http://aareports.com/2010/06/black-leaders-urge-swift-federal-action.html

New Book: One Black Man’s Thoughts

24 Aug

Let’s Talk Honestly: One Black Man’s Thoughts ( Kindle Edition ) just $1.50

An eBook collection of poems and essays by George L. Cook III. These writings are inspired by Mr. Cook’s experience’s as a soldier, community activist, time in politics, coach, husband, and father. And yes they are inpsired by his experiences as a black man living in the United States. The book touches on parenting, domestic abuse, Barack Obama, gang violence, education, AIDS, self esteem, missing black women, black hair and much more.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002E19JKU