Tag Archives: race

  • Things Are Looking Up for Blacks, Hispanics, but Still Trail Whites

    Mar 20, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via BlackPressUSA) – Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, African Americans and Hispanics are faring well in certain areas, including better health care and reductions in violent crime, the latest State of Black America report from the National Urban League says. The National Urban League derives its numbers […]

  • Oklahoma Frat SAE Shut Down After Racist Chant Goes Viral (Watch)

    Mar 9, 15 by EURPublisher01 10 Comments

    *University of Oklahoma’s chapter of the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon is no more. The school on Monday shut it down after members were caught chanting a racial slur and referencing lynching in a video that went viral. In the clip, which initially surfaced Sunday, members of SAE are seen on a bus chanting, “There will […]

  • Dr. Ron Hall: The Colorism Conversation … Still an Issue in the African-American Community

    Feb 24, 15 by Angela P. Moore-Thorpe 5 Comments

    “Light Girls,” the sequel to Bill Duke’s 2011 documentary “Dark Girls” has sparked ongoing conversation in the African-American community.  Both films examine “colorism,” or discrimination based on skin color, within communities of color. Dr. Ronald E. Hall, Ph.D., an internationally recognized commentator on the African-American experience and a Professor at the School of Social Work, Michigan […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Retired Police Officers to Meet With DC Lawmakers

    Feb 24, 15 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 6 Comments

    * A multi-cultural group of retired and former law enforcement officers will meet with Rep John Lewis in Washington, DC, next week, to further the discussion started by FBI Director James Comey in his speech on race relations between the police and the black community. This historic and unprecedented event will include retirees from police […]

  • Oscars Protest Called Off: Somebody Called Somebody

    Feb 22, 15 by EurPublisher 7 Comments

    *Hold up. Wait a minute. It seems that somebody didn’t want their big day spoiled because of a protest. Remember that Oscars protest that was planned by LA office of the National Action Network? Well, it is no more. Yes,it’s been called off says Najee Ali in a statement to EURweb: “Upon the request of […]

  • Russell Simmons: Geraldo Rivera is ‘Not Relevant’ (Watch)

    Feb 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 27 Comments

    *Russell Simmons has responded to Geraldo Rivera. During a “HuffPost Live” interview Tuesday, the Fox News correspondent blamed hip hop for keeping “black and brown people” under the thumb of racism. “Hip-hop has done more damage to black and brown people than racism in the last 10 years,” Rivera said before naming Simmons directly. “I […]