Category: Demographics

‘Ghettos’ Didn’t Always Mean Black

October 12, 2019
Today, for many Americans, the word “ghetto” conjures images of run-down and crime-ridden African American segregated areas—“inner cities,” in a common euphemism. This connotation is relatively recent; it has only become mainstream in the past 70 years or so. Beforehand, the term was primarily associated with Jewish urban quarters, and its changing meaning illustrates the…

How Washingtonians have shaped and reshaped one neighborhood over more than five decades

September 9, 2018
Black Power activist Stokely Carmichael, (2nd from left), visiting Barry Farm Dwellings in 1967 with community organizers from the Southeast Neighborhood House, including Phil Perkins (far left). (Image courtesy Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution The story of Washington, D.C. is really a collection of story lines, each one focused on a different neighborhood. While

Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)

August 27, 2015
Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) [Donna Jean Murch] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this nuanced and groundbreaking history, Donna Murch argues that the Black Panther Party (BPP) started with

Southern States have most to lose from bad Supreme Court Obamacare ruling

June 20, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule by the end of this month in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the legality of health insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income residents of the 34 states that use the federal marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The lawsuit was brought by

99% vs 1% – Skeptical Kid

February 24, 2015
Read more: https://imgflip.com/i/718nh References: 99% vs 1% 99% v 1%: the data behind the Occupy movement | Animation … 15 Nov 2011 – 6 min It has been the rallying cry of the Occupy movement for the past two months – but is the US really …  Occupy protestors say it is 99% v 1%.

UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case Closed

December 21, 2014
Ancient Black Chinese From East Africa ” (by PROFESSOR JIN LI – Fudan University Shanghai) An international study has found that the Chinese people originated not from Peking Man in northern China, but from early humans in East Africa who moved through South Asia… UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case… UNTOLD BLACK

The black vote, more than 40% of the Brazilian electorate

October 27, 2014
Like the women’s vote, the black vote will be one of the decisive demographs in the Brazilian presidential elections. Black and brown people represent 42.2% of the electorate. teleSUR

Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa

August 7, 2014
Obama Doing Business in Africa    Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa Washington, D.C. (United States) (OFFICIAL WIRE) August 5, 2014 EXECUTIVE ORDER   ESTABLISHING THE PRESIDENT’S ADVISORY COUNCIL ON DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of

African Geography – Cities and Countries

July 19, 2014
African Geography – Cities and Countries African Geography – Cities and Countries A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created … – 38 North A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created …38 NorthHaving brokered deals in places such as South Sudan and Central African

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

June 17, 2014
  African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana, respectively. They are considered as the first African American mayors of major American cities. Together with Kenneth Gibson of Newark, New Jersey, Carl Stokes and Richard G. Hatcher, became