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Are Black Americans More Race Conscious Than Black Caribbeans?

AFRICANGLOBE - Are Caribbean people over race? One Jamaican-American blogger, Aidan Neal, says they are, at least in comparison with their American neighbors. In a provocative piece titled “Racism In America: Caribbeans Just Don't Get It“, she argued that because of their historical experiences, native-born African-Americans have an ”often unwarranted sense of racial awareness”

Black Americans: The True Casualties Of Amnesty

AFRICANGLOBE - One of the sleeper issues surrounding the debate on amnesty for illegal immigrants – an inconvenient one that no proponent of a widespread amnesty wishes to acknowledge – is the devastating effect so-called immigration reform will have on African Americans.

Systemic Racism Is Killing Black Babies — Here Is What Black...

AFRICANGLOBE - According to recent studies, systemic racism in America is negatively impacting the health of pregnant Black women, by creating stress over load on their system which is affecting the health of babies. Black babies are being born too soon and too small, and lack the option of being breastfed, as result of stress.

‘White, African American’ Lawsuit Filed By Former UMDNJ Student Tossed Out...

AFRICANGLOBE - A federal judge in Newark dismissed a lawsuit Friday that was filed by a former student at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, who claimed he was harassed after describing himself as "White African-American"

Obama Betrays Black Americans With His Amnesty Stance

AFRICANGLOBE - It appears that President Obama and the Democrat Party are willing to throw Black Americans overboard in exchange for amnesty. In a quest to maintain power, the Democrats have discovered that there are not enough Black American voters to keep them in office.

The American System Of Racism

AFRICANGLOBE - Racism was not simply segregated schools or being forced to sit at the back of the bus. Segregation was one part of an entire system of discrimination and abuse created by White Americans for Black Americans.

What White Democrats Really Think About Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - Just a few weeks ago, Nancy Pelosi told Americans that Republicans were trying to take food out the mouths of Black Americans by cutting food stamps. She then stated that 50% of food stamp recipients are Black Americans.

Donald Sterling In New Tirade Against Magic Johnson And Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - It was billed as an apology for racist comments that created a firestorm – but the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has unleashed a new row by launching a searing attack on Magic Johnson and wealthy African Americans.

Black Americans Left Behind As Rights Milestone Nears: Economy

AFRICANGLOBE - Half a century after the Civil Rights Act committed the federal government to narrowing the racial divide, Black Americans are still being left behind. Blacks remain less likely to climb the income ladder and more likely to drop than Whites, according to research published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago last month. It also found that Blacks will probably continue to suffer from lower mobility unless the causes of the disparities are addressed.

Unemployment For Black Americans Drops To Lowest Level Since November 2008

AFRICANGLOBE - The unemployment rate for African-Americans is the lowest it's been during the Obama presidency, falling to 11.6 percent in April. The latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday not only show a decrease of 0.8 percent in the Black unemployment rate.

White Americans Believe They Experience More Racism Than Black Americans –...

AFRICANGLOBE - There’s a saying that “the new racism is to deny that racism exists.” If that is the case, it may explain a study conducted by researchers from Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Business School. Their findings claim that self-described White Americans believe they have “replaced Blacks” as the primary victims of racial discrimination in contemporary America.

The Source of Black Poverty Isn’t Black Culture, It’s American Culture

AFRICANGLOBE - Americans don't want to imagine that our racist history is actually an ongoing, racist reality. We like to look at racism as a thing that has gotten better (if not gone away completely) and that the way Black Americans are treated in society is actually colorblind.

A Return To African Hairstyles In Ivory Coast

AFRICANGLOBE - The afro — the natural hairstyle forever synonymous with the “Black is beautiful” movement championed by Black-Americans in the 1960s — is making a comeback in Africa, especially the Ivory Coast. When they see you wearing natural hair, they look at you like you are a pariah, like there is a problem, when actually, it should be normal,” said Liliana Lambert.

Black Americans And The Roosevelt Era

AFRICANGLOBE - In 1932, Black Americans were the only large population block that voted as a majority for Herbert Hoover. By the time of the next election, Franklin Roosevelt received 75% of the African American vote and it only continued to grow.

Black America: Reclaim Our Dignity By Ending Abortion

AFRICANGLOBE - When it comes to abortion, we’ve failed to identify with our unborn brothers and sisters. Where are the tears for the 16 million black unborn who never entered into daylight? Where are the cries for their justice? We, a people who raised our fists through history, refusing to let our nation forget us, have seemingly forgotten our own children.

Black Americans And Afro-Latinos A Common History

AFRICANGLOBE - Brazil has the highest Black population in the world today outside of Africa with the United States as third followed closely by Colombia as fourth. The spreading of Africans all over, or the African Diaspora, helped create peoples that are known today as Afro-Colombians, Afro-Peruvians, Afro-Chileans, Afro-Venezuelans, Afro-Paraguayans, Afro-Uruguayans, Afro-Puerto Ricans, Afro-Bolivians, Afro-Ecuadorians, Afro-Mexicans, and yes African-Americans.
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