A new survey is revealing that Americans feel like Blacks were treated more fairly in 2007 than now.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama met with African-American leaders across various organizations to discuss and address growing concerns regarding the economic crisis that continues to…
Though studies say Black Americans don’t suffer from higher rates of depression than their white counterparts Therese Borchard, an editor for PsychCentral, found that many African-Americans tend to repress feelings of depression and other mental health disorders. Historical relics of slavery, poverty and broken homes continue to haunt African-Americans today — a sign that more […]
Between the “birther” movement attacking President Obama’s citizenship, and The Family Leader’s statement on the condition of the Black family, political myths regarding African-Americans have become an emblematic trend. Here’s a list of eight political myths that continue to handicap the African-American community. Some include claims that Blacks are the biggest benefactors of government assistance […]
The skyrocketing unemployment rate in the African-American community (16.2 percent) is compelling Black Americans to sacrifice healthy eating, for cheap, caloric foods. Nearly 4.5 million Americans are eating less-healthy foods due to a diminished spending power, and desire to conserve money. For African-Americans, who suffer from the greatest economic strains, the numbers could be catastrophic. […]
With lawmakers in Washington battling over the budget, many programs including President Obama’s anti-poverty initiatives may soon face dire cuts. House Republicans zeroed out all three parts of the president’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiatives: the school-centered Promise Neighborhoods, the housing-focused Choice Neighborhoods and the law enforcement-oriented Byrne Criminal Justice Initiative. City Limits Reports: All three programs […]
President Obama has frequently suggested that the best way for him to aid minority Americans economically is to expand the economy for everyone. Ironically, that position is not particularly different from words uttered by former President Bush who actually did very little to benefit non-white Americans. Now, the help-everybody-and-minorities-will-benefit approach to pulling the nation out […]