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Report: Blacks Seven-Times More Likely than Whites to Be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder
July 18, 2019
“From their very first interaction with the police, to being arrested, booked, charged, convicted, and sentenced, Black people are discriminated against and disproportionately criminalized at every stage of the criminal justice system,” according to the Innocence Project report, #BlackBehindBars: Sparking a conversation on the Black wrongful conviction experience in the U.S. ... read more »
Basking in the Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance of Skin Cancer
June 20, 2019
African Americans are at risk and should take steps to protect skin ... read more »
Federal Regulator Ready to Reform CRA But Won’t Say If Discrimination Exists
June 28, 2018
According to the report, Black consumers are the only racial/ethnic group that has made no appreciable progress in homeownership over the past 30 years. ... read more »
LAHSA Commission Holds First Meeting of Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness
April 19, 2018
According to the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, 40 percent of people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles County are Black... ... read more »
President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Hurts Blacks
March 15, 2018
If you want to know how a president feels about your community, then all you need to do is look at his or her budget, because it reflects their values—both what they value and what they don’t. ... read more »
Civil rights leaders, clergy support federal rules to crackdown on payday lending
October 19, 2017
Advocates must also remain watchful for any congressional actions that may be taken to preempt or undermine consumer protections. ... read more »
New Study: Black Homeownership Falls to 42.2 percent
July 20, 2017
New Harvard study finds steep declines in Black homeownership in major cities ... read more »
Pfizer, NNPA Partner to Spread Awareness about Sickle Cell Disease
July 20, 2017
Dr. Kevin Williams talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black community ... read more »
Electoral Politics Crucial for Blacks
July 13, 2017
In this surreal-like but painfully real era of Donald Trump, Black people must re-examine their values and demand more effective leadership. ... read more »
UNIONS STILL LOSING GROUND AND BLACKS HARDEST HIT
June 29, 2017
Organized labor is practically a shell of what it once was and regaining that strength is now a matter of urgent necessity. But Black unionists’ concerns are not a significant part of organized labors’ deliberations on regaining influence or real reform. For Black unionists, labor reform, in the public or private sectors, is mostly rhetoric not reality. ... read more »
Much is Required
May 17, 2017
The way forward is to embrace an America where our tensions and intentions are not based in what we hope America to be... ... read more »
New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics
April 12, 2017
In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage greater political participation among young people, women and minorities. ... read more »
BLACK VIOLENCE SHOULD NEVER BE ACCEPTED AS THE NORM
February 22, 2017
Typically, the Black community responds to high profile cases of violence and brutality with episodic, not sustainable outrage ... read more »
Racial bias puts patients at risk
February 8, 2017
Racial biases and misconceptions remain rampant in our health care system ... read more »
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