A report released by Portland Police shows that over five months in 2011, African Americans accounted for 11.8 percent of all traffic stops and 19.5 percent of all pedestrian stops. The rate is disproportionate when considered with regard to the fact that only 6 percent of the city's population age 16 and over is African [...]

A college championship game of Jeopardy! on February 17, 2014 left the three contestants avoiding the black history category to the very end, instead choosing categories such as "International Cinema Showcase," "Kiwi Fauna,: and "Weather Verbs." Only three of the five questions were answered correctly, including questions about Martin Luther King Jr., Phyllis Wheatley, and [...]

Mathilde Petitjean, cross country skier from the West African country of Togo, is one of many African American and African athletes transcending the color barrier at the traditionally white winter olympics this year in Sochi, Russia. Petitjean views herself as a role model to future olympians, as she stated that “I think that I will inspire [...]

With an African American majority already firmly in place, the high profile race for District C of the New Orleans City Council between Jackie Clarkson and former judge Nadine Ramsey will determine whether the balance will be 4-3 or 5-2. The District is 60% African American, but has experienced dramatic demographic change in the aftermath [...]

Bill Cosby has always been criticized because of his views, ideas and straight to your face talk about the African-American family, but if you carefully listen and understand what he says and not just agree with others, you may discover truth in what he stands for. Cosby talk to his audience about the rates of juvenile delinquency, its [...]

Bill Cosby has always been criticized because of his views, ideas and straight to your face talk about the African-American family, but if you carefully listen and understand what he says and not just agree with others, you may discover truth in what he stands for. Cosby talk to his audience about the rates of juvenile delinquency, its [...]

Premature, delivery is the most frequent cause of infant mortality, accounting for more than one third of all infant deaths during the first year of life. The infant mortality rate among black infants is 2.4 times higher than that of white infants, primarily due to preterm birth. In the United States, the risk of preterm [...]

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