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African Americans: Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry
African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.

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Donald Trump claims support from African Americans on Baltimore remarks despite polls showing negative numbers

Donald Trump is claiming a groundswell of African American support in response to his comments denigrating Democratic-Republican Elijah Cummings and the congressman's majority-black Baltimore district,..
Firstpost - Published

California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail move

California became the first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle, passing a law to ensure that afros and dreadlocks can be worn at all schools and offices.
Firstpost - Published

Videos for African Americans

Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets [Video]Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets

Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

John McCain Congratulated Barack Obama 11 Years Ago [Video]John McCain Congratulated Barack Obama 11 Years Ago

On August 28,2008, Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, released a video congratulating his opponent. He congratulated then-Sen. Barack Obama on winning the Democratic nomination. Obama..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Eric Garner's daughter thanks NYPD for firing officer [Video]Eric Garner's daughter thanks NYPD for firing officer

Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, whose father died in a fatal police chokehold in 2014, thanked New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Monday for firing accused officer Daniel Pantaleo...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Illinois Governor Signs Bill To Teach History Of Marginalized Groups [Video]Illinois Governor Signs Bill To Teach History Of Marginalized Groups

Starting 2020, Illinois public school will be required to include LGBTQ history in their curriculums. According to the Huffington Post, Gov. J.B. Pritzer signed House Bill 246 on August 9th, 2019. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Colin Kaepernick Is Ready To Play Football [Video]Colin Kaepernick Is Ready To Play Football

Former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been out of work for more than 800 days. But he says he's never stopped being ready to play football, CNN reports. Kaepernick has not played..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 [Video]Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88

Author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel “Beloved” about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Sole black Rep. in House not seeking re-election [Video]Sole black Rep. in House not seeking re-election

Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year. Eve Johnson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Cory Booker turns the heat up on Biden after debate [Video]Cory Booker turns the heat up on Biden after debate

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker clashed with former vice president Joe Biden over criminal justice reform during the second round of Democratic debates in Detroit, Michigan. Rough cut - no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:35Published

Trump claims black support; polls show otherwise [Video]Trump claims black support; polls show otherwise

A black protester interrupted Donald Trump in Virginia, after the president claimed he was hearing praise from African-Americans over his racially-charged comments about the city of Baltimore. Zachary..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Donald Trump: I'm the least racist person there is [Video]Donald Trump: I'm the least racist person there is

President Donald Trump says he's "the least racist person there is," as he doubles down on his criticism of Rep. Elijah Cummings and the Baltimore community he serves. "I've done for African-Americans..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Trump's Baltimore tweets 'unacceptable': mayor [Video]Trump's Baltimore tweets 'unacceptable': mayor

Baltimore Mayor Bernard Young slammed President Trump's tweets about his city and Rep. Elijah Cummings, calling the comments "completely unacceptable." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Trump tells black lawmaker to clean 'disgusting' district [Video]Trump tells black lawmaker to clean 'disgusting' district

President Donald Trump hit out at a prominent African-American lawmaker on Saturday, saying he should concentrate on cleaning up his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” Baltimore district rather..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

Trump To Black Critic: Clean Up 'Disgusting, Rodent Infested' District [Video]Trump To Black Critic: Clean Up 'Disgusting, Rodent Infested' District

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump hit out at a prominent African-American critic on Saturday, calling him a “brutal bully” who should concentrate on cleaning up his “disgusting, rat..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Biden Tries To Shore Up Black Support [Video]Biden Tries To Shore Up Black Support

Joe Biden is working hard to win support among the African American community. The former VP has speeches this week to the NAACP in Detroit and the Urban League in Indianapolis. He released a criminal..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

 

Pope puts first African-American priest, an ex-slave, on path to sainthood

Pope Francis on Wednesday put Father Augustine Tolton, the first African-American Catholic priest who started life as a slave in the 19th century U.S. South, on the path to sainthood.
Reuters - Published

US electorate supporting Democrats pin hope on 'healing candidate' Joe Biden; ex-VP popular among working-class Americans

Joe Biden is finding support from the US electorate supporting the Democrats even though the crowded 2020 presidential race features six women, three African Americans, and a dozen youthful contenders.
Firstpost - Published

Why Is Green Book's Oscars Triumph Causing Controversy?

why is green book's oscars triumph causing controversy?
by Graham Pierrepoint - Many viewers lauded the recent 2019 Academy Awards to be the best ceremony there had been in many years. Thanks to an increase in the diversity of winners and in the removal..
One News Page Staff - Published

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