Marriage in the black community

A recent survey found that marriage among African American couples is declining, and we are now the least likely racial group in the United States to get married. In the 2001 U.S. census 41.9 percent of black women reported that they had never been married, compared to 20.7 percent of white women, and the disparity […]

Posted at 3:24 am on March 12, 2008 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

the Black Vote

On February 26, 1869, we, African Americans, accomplished what was deemed impossible, we earned the right to vote with the passing of the 15th Amendment. And here it is, 139 years later and we could be doing what was once thought to be impossible. There is a good chance that we will soon be electing […]

Posted at 12:01 am on February 28, 2008 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Op/Ed | Tagged: , , , , , , , , | Continue reading


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