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Today we celebrate the birthday of Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr…Here’s a brief bio: Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was…

  (EEW MAGAZINE) They may be leaders of the free world, but President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama are not immune to racism. In…

In light of the surging wealth disparity and unemployment rate, among other socio-economic issues plaguing the country, Rev. Al Sharpton wrote a column in the Huffington Post, urging Americans —African-Americans in particular — to take more action in challenging the government. In the column, Sharpton encourages African-Americans to address their issues at the National Action […]

In light of the surging wealth disparity and unemployment rate, among other socio-economic issues plaguing the country, Rev. Al Sharpton wrote a column in the Huffington Post, urging Americans —African-Americans in particular — to take more action in challenging the government. In the column, Sharpton encourages African-Americans to address their issues at the National Action […]

A Washington Post/ABC poll revealed a sharp decline in support for President Obama from his liberal African-American voter base over his jobs agenda. The number of liberal Democrats who strongly support Obama’s record has plummeted from 53 percent to 31 percent. The number of African-Americans who support Obama’s performance on the economy once stood at […]

I have reluctantly held my tongue on Herman Cain for quite some time now, but enough is enough. The “contender” for U.S. president is a comical Republican presidential candidate, and a disgrace to the Black community. But what makes my skin boil is the painful reminder that Cain is a graduate (and member of the board […]

Talking to Kids About Sex? Knowledge is Power By: The National Campaign, Special to BlackAmericaWeb.com Parents should be the first, best teachers on the topics of sex, love and relationships. In fact, a National Campaign study shows that the majority of teens – 51 percent of boys and 53 percent of girls – believe that […]

If you were struck with amnesia tonight while you slept, tomorrow would be the first day of your life.

In a recent op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, Erin Aubry Kaplan criticizes President Barack Obama’s racial politics and expresses frustration over his late-July appearance on The View in which he ostensibly whitewashed his biracial heritage: