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Why Africans And African Americans Misunderstand Each Other

AFRICANGLOBE - There is a cold war between African Americans and Africans in Africa. Unfortunately, stereotypes are the building blocks of most of their disagreements. As Adichie says, the problem is not that stereotypes are completely untrue; it is just that they are incomplete.

In Atlanta, 80% Of Black Children Live In High-Poverty Neighborhoods!

AFRICANGLOBE - For generations, Atlanta, Georgia has been considered the "Black Mecca" because so many local Black Americans are succeeding in politics and business. But that reputation has seemingly gone now that it is actually ranked by a recent analysis as the number one worst city with the greatest income disparity which greatly affects minorities.

Black America Don’t Worry About Trump – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - No matter who is President, African Americans will always have to depend on themselves! We have to make our own money, generate our own revenue and create our own job opportunities. We have to police and protect our own neighborhoods. We have to educate our own youth and others in our communities that seek knowledge and wisdom. We have to make our own decisions about our community. We have to control the politics in our community and abandon fake leaders that are merely puppets of the Democratic and Republican Parties.

Nielsen: Black Americans Upending Stereotypes In Education, Income, Media And More

AFRICANGLOBE - At 45.7 million strong [1], the nation’s Black population grew at 17.7% from 2000 to 2014 — 35% faster than the total population and double the 8.2% growth rate of the White population.

The Good Life – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Most African Americans would love to live “the good life”! Well, God helps those that want the good life that help themselves get the good life! You have to get the good life. You can’t just sit around, lie around or sleep around and have the good life just fall into your lap someday.

5 Black-Owned Companies You’ve Never Heard Of That Make $500 Million...

AFRICANGLOBE - There are many Black-owned businesses that employ hundreds or thousands of people, and generate annual revenues of $100 million or more - some even generate billions. Here are 5 of them that you probably never heard of:

Farrakhan Urges Retaliation For Police Violence Against Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - “Retaliation is a prescription from God to calm the breast of those whose children have been enslaved. So, if the federal government will not intercede in our affairs, then we must rise up and kill those who kill us. Stalk them and kill them and let them feel the pain of death that we are feeling!”

Is Trump Right? A Look At What Obama’s Done For Black...

AFRICANGLOBE - This weekend, ever-opinionated billionaire candidate for president Donald Trump lowed the boom on President Obama on the often discussed issue of what the first Black President has done for African Americans.

Black Lives, White Silence And The Second Reconstruction 

AFRICANGLOBE - The tragic shooting deaths of nine African-American congregants in an historic South Carolina church and its juxtaposition with the ongoing debate about police mistreatment of African-Americans in a nation led by president who is part African suggests we are in a curious moment in U.S. history.

The Latest Effort To Obliterate Black People From San Francisco

AFRICANGLOBE- When it comes to the African American community, the people running San Francisco have been very insensitive and shown no sense of urgency about correcting the social, educational, and economic ills of African Americans.

Why Not Bring Our African Americans Back Home?

AFRICANGLOBE - Perhaps it is about time to make a political statement about the oppression of black people in America and register Africa’s disgust at the situation unfolding in America where Blacks are targets of police brutality and murders.

Chamber President Asks Black Americans To Spend At Black Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - The African American community is in a state of crisis, according to the Delmarva Black Chamber of Commerce president. In response to what he calls the “self-destructive” spending habits of African Americans, Clayton Hammond recently started a campaign to convince African Americans to spend their money on Black-owned businesses.

Black Votes Matter: Ferguson Adds Two Blacks To City Council

AFRICANGLOBE - Ferguson, Missouri, added two African-American representatives to the city council on Tuesday night. 30 percent of the city’s voters cast ballots in the April 7th city election. While that percentage may not sound impressive, it is more than double the normal turnout for a municipal election in the city.

State Of Black America A ‘Tale Of Two Nations’

AFRICANGLOBE - "The recession is, 'over', except that the recession is still raging in many urban communities," Despite annual increases in high school graduation and college attendance rates, unemployment figures for Blacks are as high as 20 percent in seven of the country's largest cities. The current national unemployment rate is 5.5 percent.

New ‘Daily Show’ Host A Black Man Who Spent His Career...

AFRICANGLOBE - Back in 2012, Noah made his first American appearance, on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Then Noah joked that Black people are misidentified as African Americans. “They’re not African, but we’ll play along,” he said, adding, “Many of them really try to connect with Africa, you know? Some of them have these African names. They’ll be like, ‘Yeah, yeah, that’s my girl Wanda, yeah, yeah. Yeah that’s right, that’s Dashiqua, or dat’s Taniqua.”

White Supremacy’s Gross Symbol: What The ‘Stars And Bars’ Really Represent

AFRICANGLOBE - In the 1940s … that Confederate flag came to represent white supremacy as a form of defense against the beginnings of the civil rights movement. It became the symbol of the Dixiecrat Party in 1948 — which, as you know, seceded from the Democratic Party because of the civil rights plank that Hubert Humphrey got inserted in the Democratic Party’s platform in 1948. I think ever since then it’s become a symbol of white supremacy.