Category Archives: Demographics

Demographics

Lumumba on Education

The United States Military Academy at West Point is looking into whether 16 black female cadets violated rules against political expression by taking a photo in uniform with their fists in the air, an academy official told the Army Times. The photo features the women, all of whom are on the verge of completing their final year, posing in front of the campus’ oldest barracks building in dress uniforms. Photos like this are apparently common at West Point as an homage to old-fashioned military

Read more…

Reparations Movement Grows – Caribbean-Americas-Africa-Europe

At the Four Seasons Westlake Village in California, professionals and celebrities came out for the… http://www.blackenterprise.com/lifestyle/nbc-universal-debuts-its-2016-spring-summer-lineup/

Read more…

Ban the Box

South Sudan’s leaders took the first tangible step toward peace in two and a half years on Tuesday, raising hopes the young country’s nightmarish civil war could finally end. Opposition leader Riek Machar landed in the capital Juba on Tuesday and was sworn in as vice president, a major boost for the peace deal signed by Machar and President Salva Kiir last year. “It’s the best hope that South Sudan has had in a very long time,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said of

Read more…

Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

The only time I saw Kanye West perform, he came onstage very, very late. I was covered in dirt and sweat, as most Bonnaroo Music Festival attendees are, but I was determined to hear my favorite album of the past few years, “Graduation,” performed IRL. Kanye’s show was slated to begin at 2 a.m., so my friend and I straggled near the stage around 1:30, debating whether or not “Stronger” would make for a better opener or encore. This was good enough fodder to last us through about 2:30, and by

Read more…