Honoring A Forgotten History: Sacramento African-American History Museum ProposedSacramento councilmember Allen Warren is calling for the city to help create the city’s first African-American museum.
African American Aviation Pioneers Honored At Nut Tree AirportA group of unsung heroes was honored in Vacaville, Sunday. The historic Tuskegee Airmen, known as the first Black pilots in the U.S. Army-Air Force, were the center of attention at the Nut Tree Airport.
Western Span Of Bay Bridge Span Takes Name Of Former SF Mayor, Willie BrownThe western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has now officially taken the name of former California Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.
Study: Hispanic Teens More Likely To Use DrugsA new study published by The Partnership at Drug Free Organization says 54 percent of Hispanic teens reported having used illicit drugs while 45 percent of African-American teens and 43 percent of Caucasians teens have used them.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe 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.
Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His PresidencyMany 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.
Maternal Mortality On The RiseMaternal mortality is on the rise in California, with African-American mothers roughly four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than women in any other racial or ethnic groups, state health officials reported Tuesday.