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Lifting Our People Up Beyond The Slave Mindset

AFRICANGLOBE - Lack of identity is a major issue and there is a lot we can do about it. There is no longer any excuses for not finding out who you are, what your potential is and why you are here. If you can spell Facebook, you can spell Google and there is plenty of research to help you in almost any area.

How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults

AFRICANGLOBE - “Even Black Americans who make it to the middle class are likely to see their kids fall down the ladder, seven out of 10 Black children who are born to families with income that falls in the middle quintile of the income spectrum will find themselves with income that's one to two quintiles below their parents' during their own adulthood".

How America’s Wealthiest Black Families Invest Money

AFRICANGLOBE - The gaps in wealth and income between white and Black Americans are stark – and haven’t narrowed significantly in 50 years. There are even big gaps among Black and white business owners. According to data from the Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), white Americans’ median incomes were 70% higher than Black Americans’ in 2010. Overall net worth was 7.9 times larger for white Americans.

3 Super Easy Ways To Support Black-Owned Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - There are many people in America who really do want to support Black businesses, but they may have no idea how to go about it. Here are three simple ways that you can support Black-owned businesses and help your own community.

Florida Police Dept Caught Using Mug Shots Of Black Men As...

AFRICANGLOBE - The North Miami Beach police department was discovered last month to be using mug shots of Black Americans for sniper practice at a firing range.

Black America’s Political Muscle Goes Soft

AFRICANGLOBE - There are 42 million Black people in the US, with a combined purchasing power expected to hit $1.1 trillion this year. And yet, Black Americans spent much of 2014 on bended knee — pleading for justice, crying for jobs, begging for equal treatment

Yes, All White People Are Racists — Now Let’s Do Something...

AFRICANGLOBE - We are very good at shaming the likes of Donald Sterling or Clive Bundy when they say overtly racist things, but we're not very good at confronting the deeper structural racism.

Here Is A List Of The Worst States For Black People...

AFRICANGLOBE - Racial disparities in social and economic outcomes exist in all parts of the United States. Black Americans make about 62 cents for every dollar earned by white Americans. Black Americans are also twice as likely to be unemployed and considerably more likely to live in poverty. In some places, these disparities are even more pronounced. In many of the worst states for Black people.

Employment Situation Improves In October–Except For Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - The employment situation in October improved in every way for most Americans, except for African Americans, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Modern Day Lynchings In The Age Of Obama

AFRICANGLOBE - It is not an exaggeration to concur with those who believe that Black men in America are an endangered species, hunted like wild animals in a blood sport, to the extent that hundreds of rap protest songs about police brutality are now in high demand. For many Black Americans, the election of their first Black president signalled an end to the bad, old racist days and a beginning of the good, new tolerant society.

Nielsen Forecast: Black Americans Expected To Spend The Most This Holiday...

AFRICANGLOBE - African-Americans are expected to be the heavier spenders this season according to a Nielsen forecast. Trends such as rising consumer confidence in the economy, lowered inflation and falling gas prices indicate that consumers overall are eager to spend more this holiday season than last year.

Black Americans Don’t Have Much To Thank Barack Obama For

AFRICANGLOBE - In 2008, Barack Obama was elected on a message of hope – which, for obvious reasons, had a special resonance for Black Americans. So, six years into the Obama Presidency, how have things improved for Black people?

Yet A Stranger: Why Black Americans Still Don’t Feel At Home

AFRICANGLOBE - The publication of books about the race problem in America often seems as ceaseless as the problem itself. In a way that is a pity, since each new book has a harder time standing out from the pack than the last--and Deborah Mathis' book, Yet a Stranger: Why Black Americans Still Don't Feel at Home, should be read by a lot of people, as soon as possible.

Black Americans Were Never Given A Chance

AFRICANGLOBE - The truth is that the US has always made things extremely difficult for Black Americans regardless of their best efforts. There is no case more true, than the 1921 race riots in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which left more than 300 Black Americans dead, and thousands injured and demoralized.

Obama Amnesty Would Hurt Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - If President Barack Obama takes unilateral executive action to grant work permits to millions of illegal aliens, he will hurt Black Americans, say experts with the Project 21 Black leadership network. Black Americans will be hurt because the President will flood the labor market with workers who compete disproportionately with Black Americans.

Black American From Gang Besieged Baltimore: ‘Where Can I Get Asylum?’

AFRICANGLOBE - As the White House plans to spend billions of taxpayer funds to take care of illegal immigrant children who are unlawfully entering the country, some Black Americans who live in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods are wondering where they and their children can get refugee status and aid.