via: cnn.com (CNN) – For the first time in the decade, the population of children younger than 1 is primarily non-white or Hispanic: 50.4% of the total population in that age category. Minorities make up an increasing percentage of the United States population, especially among younger age groups, according to Census Bureau estimates of changes […]
via: defendernetwork.com Black and Latino students may be getting less critical, but helpful, feedback from teachers than their white counterparts, a new educational study indicates. “The social implications of these results are important; many minority students might not be getting input from instructors that stimulates intellectual growth and fosters achievement,” study researcher Kent Harber, a […]
via ForwardTimesOnline.Com In honor of Women’s History Month, black leaders gathered in Washington to pay their respect to African-Americans who have paved the way for our society. The event focused on what it will take for blacks to continue move at a forward momentum. Read More
As Black unemployment rises across the nation reaching numbers that more than double the percentage of unemployed whites, there are several major cities where Black unemployment is rising the fastest.
Washington (CNN) - The one African-American running for the GOP presidential nomination said Wednesday the black community was 'brainwashed' for traditionally siding with liberal politicians.
via bcnn1.com Studying the changes that have occurred in the religious beliefs and behavior of adults based on race and ethnicity shows that there has been lots of movement since 1991 – but perhaps not in the ways expected. These findings are part of the State of the Church – 2011 report from the Barna […]
Via: defendernetwork.com When a devastating flood forced Freddie Mae’s Southern Cooking in Fontana to close last summer, the family promptly made lemonade out of lemons.
Via: defendernetwork.com Suicide was once considered an issue outside the African-American experience. However, over the past two decades there has been a dramatic rise in African-American suicides, particularly with male teens. Yet, awareness of this new reality has been slow to set in. Other communities have taken measures to confront the issue of suicide. Recently, […]
Praised for his “ferocious moral vision” Cornel West wasted little time living up to his reputation as one of America’s most provocative public intellectuals. Speaking to a crowd of more than 1,000 people at Riverside City College (RCC) recently, the fiery orator took direct aim at President Barack Obama’s policies toward the poor and working […]
School leaders at Benji’s Special Educational Academy defied a state order to close today and welcomed students to class anyway. A state appointed board of managers had voted to