Reasons for Increase In Wage Gap Between Black and White Americans

Reasons for Increase In Wage Gap Between Black and White Americans Racial inequality spreads far wider than just social discrimination and prejudices. Both black men and black women earn significantly less than their white male or white female colleagues. This gap is actually larger now than it was 36 years ago. This large gap in salary…

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Dorie Miller, an African American Cook, Earns the Navy Cross for His Heroic Deeds at Pearl Harbor

Dorie Miller, an African American Cook, Earns the Navy Cross for His Heroic Deeds at Pearl Harbor Born on October 12, 1919 in Waco, Texas, Doris “Dorie” Miller was the first black person to receive the Navy Cross, the second highest honor awarded to a sailor. Only the Medal of Honor comes before it in…

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10 Lesser- Known Facts About Michelle Obama

10 Lesser- Known Facts About Michelle Obama Although she has stood alongside our President for the last eight years, Michelle Obama is much more than the First Lady of the United States of America. She is an educated and passionate advocate for health and global rights, as well as a devoted wife and loving mother…

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5 Places to Move for People Who Really Need A Change Now

5 Places to Move for People Who Really Need A Change Now It doesn't take much to see that the current state of the black community is in a crisis in America. Police brutality, income inequality, and racist politics only seem to be getting worse. With the future of the black community in America looking…

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Black Lives Matter: So They Say!

Do Black Lives Really Matter? Before getting upset over the title, the answer is YES. However, the social media frenzy of the age that we currently live in has caused everyone to question this. The killing of African Americans is shown more often with a harsh light than when a Caucasian is killed. The same…

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Was The ‘Straight Outta Compton’s’ Bio Pic Casting Call Racist?

Was The 'Straight Outta Compton’s' Bio Pic Casting Call Racist? Shades of Black, Blue, & Green: Toeing Hollywood's Indelible Color Line In July of last year, as Universal was busy filming Straight Outta Compton (a biopic on the controversial rap group N.W.A.), the Sande Alessi Casting agency was busy typecasting an entire race of women.…

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The Sad Truth About Suicide Rates In Young Black Boys

The Sad Truth About Suicide Rates In Young Black Boys Statistics regarding suicide in the United States have been compiled for decades, and a recent trend indicating a rise in suicide in black elementary school children has raised alarms. A number of agencies are taking a hard look at the causes and ramifications of this…

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