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Minneapolis, Black Americans

New Report Lists the Worst Cities for Black Americans

The unemployment rate among Black Americans is below 6 percent for the first time in…

U.S. Census Bureau Drops 'Negro' From Surveys

2020 Census to Ask Black Americans About Exact Origins for First Time

For the first time in the history of the U.S. Census, African-Americans who mark “Black”…

Cancer Survival Rates Consistently Lower in Black Patients

Regardless of the type of cancer they’re diagnosed with, survival rates for African-Americans remain consistently…

‘Lynching in America’ Presents Painful Truth About Slavery, Murder

A nonprofit organization is revisiting a painful reality of American history. “Lynching in America,” presented…

Study: Republicans, Democrats Differ in Views on Discrimination

Republicans are significantly more likely to say that Whites—not Blacks in America—experience the majority of…

Check Out What This College is Doing for the Community

March 20 is officially recognized as World Oral Health Day, but Tennessee’s Meharry Medical College plans…

What Recovery?

The Relentless Poverty of Albany, Georgia

It is perhaps America's greatest embarrassment. And our greatest indictment. That a country with such…

Yes, ISIS Burned a Man Alive: White Americans Did the Same Thing to Black People by the Thousands

The Brutality of Lynchings in America

ISIS burned Muadh al Kasasbeh, a captured Jordian fighter pilot, to death. They doused him…

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Why Upward Mobility is Difficult for Black Americans

Black Americans — middle-class Blacks included — are more likely than any other group to…

Why the All-Ivy League Story Stirs Up Tensions Between African Immigrants and Black Americans

Tensions Between Black Americans and African Immigrants Surface

Story about Kwasi Enin causes tension between Black Americans and recent African immigrants. The story of…