When it comes to building wealth, many Black Americans are facing an uphill battle.
The median annual wage for Black workers is about 30% lower than that of white workers, according to a McKinsey & Company report. The report also found that 3.5 million of the country’s Black households have a negative net worth due to debt.
“Oftentimes, the issue with savings and... Read more
A 24-year-old Georgia man who contracted COVID-19 and required a double lung transplant, and who remains hospitalized, has expressed his regret he did not get vaccinated for the virus, which has so far killed more than 607,000 Americans.
Blake Bargatze had told his parents he was putting off receiving a COVID-19 vaccine because he felt uncertain about its possible side effects, WSB-TV... Read more
Higher unemployment rates, lower household incomes and lack of access to health care left Black Americans more vulnerable to the Covid-19 pandemic and there is an urgency to address these structural inequities, according to a new report on the state of Black America released Thursday by the National Urban League.
The report titled "The New Normal: Diverse, Equitable & Inclusive," concluded that Black... Read more
Phylicia Rashad walks back her Bill Cosby comments, which leads Howard to issuing a statement due to her becoming a dean at the university.
Yesterday, Bill Cosby’s sudden release came as a shock to many who, at this moment, are still struggling to understand how this could happen. For most, even without a lot of details, it raises eyebrows and can... Read more
Historians are already forming a consensus over where Donald Trump ranks among U.S. presidents and it’s not at the bottom of the list.
But, it’s pretty close.
The C-SPAN survey of historians placed Trump at 41st out of 44, behind only three 19th-century presidents: Franklin Pierce (1853-57), Andrew Johnson (1865-69) and James Buchanan (1857-61). Trump even finished behind William Henry Harrison, who died of pneumonia just 32 days into his... Read more