‘An intergeneration issue’: Why rising Black home ownership gap will only continue to grow

‘An intergeneration issue’: Why rising Black home ownership gap will only continue to grow

This post was originally published on this siteThe homeownership gap will affect retirement prospects for Black Americans and their ability to pass down wealth to the next generation.     

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Will California become the first state to pay Black people reparations?

Will California become the first state to pay Black people reparations?

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia is the first state in the nation to seriously consider some form of reparations for Black Americans.     

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For a second day, several HBCUs receive bomb threats across US

For a second day, several HBCUs receive bomb threats across US

This post was originally published on this siteFor the second day in a row, several historically Black colleges and universities reported bomb threats Tuesday.     

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New Wave of Bomb Threats Force HBCUs Into Lockdown

New Wave of Bomb Threats Force HBCUs Into Lockdown

This post was originally published on this siteDrew Angerer At least half a dozen historically Black colleges were hit by a new wave of bomb threats on Monday morning, forcing lockdowns and the cancellation of classes across the country. The targeted schools included Albany State University in Georgia, Florida’s Bethune-Cookman...

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Black Texas farmers were finally on track to get federal aid. The state’s agriculture commissioner is helping stop that.

Black Texas farmers were finally on track to get federal aid. The state’s agriculture commissioner is helping stop that.

This post was originally published on this site Igalious “Ike” Mills grew up working his family’s farm in the Piney Woods town of Nacogdoches. His siblings still keep it running, relying on a lot of the same equipment used by their father and grandfather. Mills, who is Black, spends much...

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Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

This post was originally published on this siteThe teenager’s mother insisted on an open casket to demonstrate the brutality of his killing, which galvanized the civil rights movement.

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Racial reckoning turns focus to roadside historical markers

Racial reckoning turns focus to roadside historical markers

This post was originally published on this site Pennsylvania is reviewing its 2,500 roadside markers, scrutinizing factual errors, inadequate historical context, and racist or otherwise inappropriate references. (Image credit: Keith Srakocic/AP)

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Black leaders to push Biden White House for more voting rights muscle

Black leaders to push Biden White House for more voting rights muscle

This post was originally published on this siteAs the president tries to drive his $1.75 trillion Build Back Better bill through the Senate, he has been reluctant to raise pressure on Democrats.

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Charlottesville votes to give Robert E. Lee statue to Black heritage museum that will melt it down

Charlottesville votes to give Robert E. Lee statue to Black heritage museum that will melt it down

Charlottesville votes to give Robert E. Lee statue to Black heritage museum that will melt it down

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