African americans

'Year of return': Hundreds of African-Americans resettle in Ghana
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Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 Ghana was one of the main West African departure points for the transatlantic slave trade. Today, the government has lau..
Why African-Americans left the south in droves — and what's bringing them back
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During the great migration, around 40% of America's black population left the rural south. Today, census data indicates a new shift underway. Subscribe to our channel! is a news website that helps you cut through the no..
Are you "Black" or "African American?" | Say It Loud | PBS Digital Studios
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Throughout American history people of the African Diaspora have been called so many things...all the things...but what does it truly mean, and how does it impact or affect the way we see ourselves. Evelyn from The Internets and Azie Dungey discuss on..
African American Identity in Early Photography
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The new book "Pictures and Progress," co-edited by Duke Professor Maurice Wallace, looks at how the invention of photography was used for and against political gain for African Americans. Wallace introduces the book in an interview with Duke News vid..
StereoTypes Paris - French African vs. African American?
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What's it like to be a black person in France? What's the immigrant experience for people of African descent? StereoTypes host Ryan Hall hits the streets of Paris to find out. Watch more StereoTypes here: Subscribe to i am OTHER..
In response to racist violence, more African Americans look to bear arms
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The National African American Gun Association, known as NAAG, has tripled its chapters from 14 to 52 since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, as more people of color join gun clubs and refute the NRA. Some say they are defending themselves agains..
🌍 Why are some African-Americans moving to Africa? | The Stream
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In recent years, thousands of African-Americans have made the decision to “return home” to the African continent. But why? Many say they want to escape the racial pressure pot of the United States, while some want to connect to the land of their a..
Donald Trump: 'Look at my African-American over here...
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Donald Trump tells a story about an African American supporter at one of his rallies beating up someone dressed in a Ku Klux Klan outfit.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION: Pres. Trump, First Lady Attend at the White House (FNN)
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Angela Bassett On Black Panther's Message For African-Americans | PeopleTV
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Angela Bassett opens up about the film's cultural significance and the emotional message for African-Americans in it. Subscribe to People β–Ίβ–Ί People and Entertainment Weekly, two of the world's leading entertainment brand..
Trevor Noah: African American - Coming Home to the Motherland
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Trevor Noah talks about an encounter with a man who was confused about his heritage and ponders the United States' inaccurate labels for different races. Watch full stand-up specials now no login
African-American 101: ASU students, faculty, dispel stereotypes
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These students at Arizona State University want you to know one thing: There isn’t any one thing to know. “Get to know me,” said Ashley Carter, a sophomore journalism major. “Don’t just judge me by how I look.” Outgoing. Shy. Bubbly. Laid-back. Aca..
The legacy of storytelling in African-American history
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The legacy of storytelling in the African-American community is rich and historic. In recognition of Black History Month, we hear from leading voices about the impact of stories through history, as well as the personal experiences that inspired them...
Black Or African American?
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"Regardless of how you identify, just be proud of who you are." Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeedVideo! MUSIC The Gang Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc. SFX provided by Audioblocks.  (https:/..
African-Americans And Home Schooling: 'A Way Of Freedom' | NBC News
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More African-American families, particularly in the South, are home schooling because of the lack of black history in public school curriculums as well as the disproportionate disciplining of black students. » Subscribe to NBC News:
Awesome Inventions by African Americans
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Who invented microphones, PCs, and video game consoles? In honor of Black History Month, Hank talks about some African Americans scientist/inventors who've helped make all our lives more awesome. Like SciShow on Facebook:
African-Americans' impact on sports and Olympics
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The sports exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture shows the rich culture of black athletes and how their excellence helped advance the nation. James Brown shows us the role of sports in the march toward a..
African-Americans reverse migration to the South
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Between 1910 and 1970, some 8 million African-Americans left the South. Now, a reverse of the twentieth century's Great Migration is in motion. CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller reports.
African American Remember Discrimination of the Past
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Five decades ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial equality in the southern United States. The landscape of the region was drastically different as African Americans were denied basic human rights and freedoms because of discriminatory loc..
Black Americans Find Out Which African Tribe They're From
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Three Black Americans find out which tribe and people group they share genetic fingerprints with in Africa! Credits: Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeedVideo! GET MOR..
Why the Most Dangerous Place for African Americans is the Womb
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Pastor Clenard Howard Childress, Jr. coined the phrase that β€œthe most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb” - he tells us why, as we delve into the alarming black abortion rate.
'America first ... why is that racist?': Trump's bizarre rant to African American supporters
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Donald Trump embarked on a wide-ranging speech at the Young Black Leadership Summit on Friday. The audience, who greeted the US president with cheers of enthusiasm and chants of 'USA', were asked whether the slogan 'America first' was racist Subscrib..
African American or black—what's the right term to use?
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Listening to Donald Trump this campaign season has been an education on how to not talk about race. Something always feels a bit off when Trump says, “the African Americans" or "the blacks." So what is the right way to use those terms? And when do y..
African Americans and Technology: Empowerment or Exclusion? | Lance McCarthy | TEDxGatewayArch
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The world is reinventing itself as a tech hub. Technology provides new ways to live, to communicate and build wealth. So, how is our community connecting the African American culture to this technology revolution? Dr. E. Lance McCarthy is a nationa..
Lecture 1 | African-American History (Stanford)
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Lecture 1 of Clay Carson's Introduction to African-American History Course (HIST 166) concentrating on the Modern Freedom Struggle (Fall 2007). Topics in this lecture include a course introduction and W.E.B. Du Bois. Recorded September 25, 2007 at ..
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | The Cotton Economy and Slavery, Episode 2 | PBS
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"The Age of Slavery" premieres on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 8/7c on PBS. For more, visit: Many stakeholders in the South and North benefited from the cotton economy that fueled slavery's expansion. The cotton economy increased..
African American Studies, Lecture 1, UCLA
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Lecture Title: "Black Political Thought Diversity and Continuity" January 8th, 2009 Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduc..
The African-Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "Trailer" | PBS
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Watch full-length episodes at (US Only) Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full traje..
Why African-American seniors are less likely to use hospice
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Black seniors are more likely than whites and Latinos to forgo hospice care. Due to deeply felt religious beliefs and a long history of discrimination in the U.S., African-American patients are often reluctant to plan for the end of their lives, and ..
The Rise of African-American Entrepreneurs in America
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The Rise of African-American Entrepreneurs in America A short video on the History of African American Entrepreneurs in America by Dr. Len Cooper and Latasha Cooper. Both are successful Executive Marketing Directors at PH..
How parents talk to their African-American sons about the police
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As communities around the nation grapple with questions of race and police brutality, a New York Times short documentary asks parents of African-American boys what they say to their sons about how to respond if stopped by police. Read the full trans..
HIV still an epidemic among African-American communities in South
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HIV rates are declining in the United States due to prevention efforts and awareness. But in the Deep South, the epidemic continues to ravage African-American communities. The stigma of HIV has many suffering in silence. CBS News correspondent Kennet..
African-American coder blazes trail in tech
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Black entrepreneurs make up a tiny percentage of the tech workforce. Gregory Lowe started out with no formal coding education or investor-relation training, but is now the designer of multiple successful mobile applications.
Prayer of Apology for African Americans | Marianne Williamson
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Internationally acclaimed author, lecturer and activist Marianne Williamson gives weekly lectures based on A Course in Miracles, Live in New York City and via Livestream, on Tuesdays at 7:30pm ET. Go here to join live or via livestream: maria..
Kamala Harris: I will explore issue of reparations for African-Americans if elected
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U.S. Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris told a conference of black activists on Friday that, "When I am elected president," she would sign a bill backing a study of reparations for descendants of slaves, at Reverend Al Sharpton's Nationa..
The American Veteran: African American Veterans
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Commemorating Black History Month, "The American Veteran" honors the courage and sacrifice of African American Veterans that fought bravely throughout the history of the United States.
New African American and African Diaspora Studies Department
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This winter, Columbia trustees voted to confirm the creation of the African American and African Diaspora Studies department, which will bring a fresh approach to the discipline at a crucial moment in race relations and black identity within our soci..
Al Shearer -- Blacks vs. African Americans | TMZ
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Al Shearer sparked a heated race debate in the newsroom. What's the acceptable phrase: "Black" or "African-American"? SUBSCRIBE: About TMZ: TMZ has consistently been credited for breaking the biggest stories dominating the ..
Inspiring Story of one of America's First African American Millionaires
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February is Black History Month in the United States. The annual, month-long national observance pays tribute to important people and events that shaped the history of African Americans. VOA's Chris Simkins introduces us to a woman who grew up on a f..
Are Democrats exploiting African Americans voters?
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'The O'Reilly Factor' examines race and politics in election 2016
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.)
Views 21K5 years ago On October 15, 2013, the Brookings Institution hosted a viewing of select clips from The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, a six-hour series written and presented ..
Why Did Europeans Enslave Africans?
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you πŸ˜ƒ) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: Subscribe to Origin of Everything! Why were most slaves in America from West Africa? Slavery has existed..
For African-American Muslims, Ramadan Has Special Meaning
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As the month of Ramadan begins, many millions of Muslims around the world are joining in a collective fast intended to help purify their souls. But for the more than half a million African-American Muslims, many of whom descend from former slaves, R..
Trump speaks at African American History Month event
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President Trump delivers remarks during a reception honoring Black History Month. FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network ..
African-American voters shifting toward Trump?
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"Liberalism" author Burgess Owens on the political fallout NFL national anthem protests.
Addicted and left behind: the opioid epidemic killing African Americans
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Washington, D.C. residents Sam Rogers and Renee Howell live in fear of their next drug overdose as fentanyl has sent the rate of deaths among African Americans skyrocketing. This is the opioid epidemic no one is talking about. Read more:
Resources for African American Genealogy Research | Ancestry
Views 25K6 years ago has a lot of resources available for African American genealogy research. Join Crista Cowan as she highlights some of these collections and shares some tips and tricks for making use of these records. For more in this series check out..
HIV Among African Americans
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The latest CDC estimates of new HIV infections indicate that African Americans, more than any other racial/ethnic group, continue to bear the greatest burden of HIV in the United States. CDC's Dr. William L. Jeffries IV discusses the impact of HIV on..
D-Day Stories: The African American Medic Who Saved Lives While Injured | History
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Waverly Woodson Jr., was a medic on D-Day in the only all-black battalion to storm the beach. He worked for over 30 hours straight saving lives while he himself was wounded. #DDay #DDay75years #DDay75thAnniversary Subscribe for more HISTORY: p..