The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
On yesterdays show we tackled the issue of ethnic identity. Should we be called African American, Black, Both, or just American? Today the poll yielded that 35% prefer to be called Black, 26% prefer to […]
A viral YouTube video has reopened the issue of ethnic identity. During the Olympics Black athletes are often called African American. YouTube commentator, Byron Thomas has voiced that he has a problem with this. He feels […]
A viral youtube video has reopened the issue of ethnic identity. During the Olympics Black athletes are often called African American, a youtube commentator has voiced that he has a problem with this. He feels that […]
A black couple in Mississippi was denied by a white church when they requested to get married there. Couple, Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson of Jackson, Mississippi, says they were getting ready to exchange nuptials at […]
On Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White we talked about politics and President Obama’s impact on race in America. Studies have revealed that man black are no longer excited about Obama, and it is mainly due to the […]
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A University of Georgia landscape architecture class is trying to help preserve one of Athens’ historic black cemeteries. The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/Ii14rV) that 10 students in the graduate-level Community in Place class […]
Today, we wanted to reaffirm Black Excellence. What great things are going on in your household? What examples do you have of Black excellence in your everyday life? Click the audio links to hear all […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta native Herman Cain, who served as the CEO of Godfather’s Pizza and as a local radio host in Atlanta has decided to throw his hat in the race for the Republican nomination for President of […]