October 10 – October 23, 2019
September 26 – October 9, 2019
- The National Women’s Hall of Fame installed Angela Davis into its Hall of Fame
The National Women’s Hall of Fame installed Angela Davis September 14 into its Hall of Fame. Davis’ 2019 honors highlight the intersection of Black and women’s rights.
- Why Africans Became Coloreds, Anglo–Africans, Afro–Americans, Then Negroes
In the wake of efforts by the American Colonization Society (ACS) to encourage free Blacks to emigrate to Liberia in 1820, the term “African” was abandoned by many in favor of “colored.”
- Meet Buba Camara, Helping to Pull His Community Up By Its Bootstraps
“We have saved many lives by building the bridge,” Camara says. With pride, he continued. “When we have a project, we call the people, they come out, even non-members, no one pays them, and we do the job.”
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September 12 – September 25, 2019
- I Finally Moved into a Black Neighborhood
Over the decades, I have lived amongst many different types of people, in different parts of the world, with at least fifty different nationalities. However, until 2017, I had never lived in a majority African–American community.
- New Study Prompts Questions About Diabetes & Obesity Within Black Churches
Black Americans who are Baptist are more likely to have diabetes than those who are Catholic or Presbyterian and Black men who go to church five or more times a week are three times more likely to be obese than those who seldom or rarely attend.
Sax suggested that our dead relatives who were neither Christian nor Islamic, were a people with no religion. At that point, I wasn't sure whether to bury my tourist hat or exhume my reporter's cap. I saw a story brewing, so the tourist in me faded away as the publisher of this magazine, restlessly, emotionally emerged.
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August 29 – September 11, 2019
August 15 – August 28, 2019
- New Theater Season Opens at Mosaic and Woolly Mammoth to Hattiloo
Woolly Mammoth opens season number 40 Monday, September 9 with "Fairview." The Ensemble Theater opens with a play set in Ghana, "School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play," on Saturday, September 14 . . .
- How Progressive Oberlin, Ohio Got a Trump Supporting Representative in Congress
Congressperson Jordan votes with President Trump 85% of the time and earned a six percent grade from the NAACP, yet he represents historically progressive Oberlin.
- Working While Black Expo
The African/African American Liberation Ministry of Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, MD, Aviva Vacations, and Champion Travel Services have several trips planned to destinations at home and abroad for the coming year. The planned, group tours are open to the public.
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