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SUNO gets top ranking for African-American graduates

The Louisiana Weekly, Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Southern University at New Orleans earned top rankings in a national study of college graduates conducted by the Women’s Institute for Science, Equity and Race. SUNO was recently named as a top producer of African-American graduates by “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine. University... Read More »

Black men who attend church frequently more likely to be obese, study finds

The Christian Post, Saturday, August 24, 2019
Black men who attend church services frequently are nearly twice as likely to be obese than those who never attend services, according to a study by Duke University researchers. The study, “Investigating Denominational and Church Attendance Differences in Obesity and Diabetes in Black Christian... Read More »

Reparar l'esclavage ? L'Amerique ouvre le debat

Quest-France Le journal, Saturday, August 24, 2019

THE CASE FOR REPARATIONS

Daytona Times, Saturday, August 24, 2019
ACLU, NAACP ENLIGHTEN RESIDENTS ON ECONOMIC JUSTICE AND THE WEALTH GAP.   The reparations discussion is a hot topic in the country.   By definition, it simply means the making of amends for a wrong by paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wrong. The... Read More »

ADOS Town Hall calls for multi-trillion-dollar reparations program and a new agenda for Black America

Los Angeles Sentinel, Friday, August 23, 2019
After decades of relentless political indifference, reparations for slavery have finally arrived at the forefront of national American politics. Practically every 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has embraced the concept to some degree. Many of them attended Al Sharpton’s National Action... Read More »

Reparations for Slavery

CQ Researcher, Friday, August 23, 2019
Introduction A majority of African Americans believes the United States should make amends for the intergenerational harm caused by slavery and post-Civil War segregation, with some calling for cash payments to descendants of slaves and others favoring programs to help poor communities narrow... Read More »

Reparations expert says it’s time to stop the tired narrative that Black people can’t manage money

theGrio, Thursday, August 22, 2019
Conversations about reparations aren’t going away anytime soon. As people debate the merits of whether Black descendants of American slavery are entitled to special payment or support to offset the destructive socioeconomic impact of racism, there are many myths that still need to be... Read More »

Duke study finds differences in diabetes and obesity rates within black churches

The News and Observer, Wednesday, August 21, 2019
There are correlations between religion, diabetes and obesity within African-American churches, according to a new Duke University study. The study published last month in the Journal of Religion and Health cites two main findings: ▪ Black Americans identifying as Baptist are... Read More »

AAP Names Racism As Critical Child Health Issue, Asks Pediatricians To Step Up. What Can Educators Do?

School Library Journal, Wednesday, August 21, 2019
As the 2019–20 school year began, children across the country were processing another mass shooting, this one with a killer posting a racist manifesto online then targeting Mexicans in El Paso, TX. The attack near the southern border came as U.S. government policies continue to target migrants of... Read More »

Column: Trickle-down theory is a monstrous lie intended to justify the rich getting richer

Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, August 20, 2019
One of the biggest lies foisted on the American people is that as rich people get richer, we all benefit — the so-called trickle-down theory. For decades, working families have been told not to worry about the growing wealth gap between the nation’s haves and have-nots. A rising tide lifts all... Read More »

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