Category Archives: Race

Can Trump win over African Americans? This survey suggests there’s little chance.

As February began, President Trump made a seemingly routine political gesture by convening in the White House with African American allies to mark Black History Month. Initially started as “Negro History Week” by famed African American historian Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month has been recognized by every U.S. president dating to Gerald R. Ford.… Read More »

Where Does the Black Community Go From Here? Part 1

On November 9, 2016, America witnessed one of the biggest and most historical political earthquakes ever. Very few people saw this coming. In fact, most predicted that Donald Trump would lose convincingly to Hilary Clinton. Donald Trump won the presidential election by championing White nationalism and by slamming and degrading the “establishment.” It did not… Read More »

Why America needs black-owned banks

Black-owned banks in the U.S. were once a financial haven for African-Americans at a time when discrimination in the industry was common. Today, these banks function as engines for economic revitalization in often-distressed communities. But their numbers are in decline, and some people are trying to change that. In recent months, some black banks reported… Read More »