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The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates is back with a probing analysis titled "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration."

According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…

Did you know that African Americans are two times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease? In Virginia, there are over 422,000 caregivers caring for their loved ones. Alzheimer’s is an epidemic; 1 in 8 Americans has the disease. Listen to my interview with Forget Me Not Project Stakeholder, Beverly Fox, as she discusses more about it. […]

The death of Robert Champion at FAMU will not likely stop the perverse and medieval practice of hazing. It will likely go on without a hitch.

Despite the fact that African Americans have been hit harder by the recession than white people, African Americans are not participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement at the same rate as white people. Despite the fact that African Americans are more than 12% of the country, according to a Fast Company survey, they only […]

From STLToday.com: KETTERING, Ohio — Bilal Momin watched as one family member after another succumbed to a genetic and degenerative kidney disease. In 2006, Momin, the associate minister of Freedom-Hill Baptist Church in Dayton, thought he was next. But, as Momin tells it, one of his flock in the congregation approached him one day and […]

Via:  www.elev8.com // Adoption is not something to be entered into haphazardly. One must consider all the possible outcomes, occurrences, and obstacles that may arise. This is even more true when a family (or individual) is considering a transracial adoption (when the race of the adopted child is different from that of one or both […]