WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black women are murdered by men, often their present or past husbands or lovers, at a rate that is nearly three times the murder rate of White women killed by men, according to a report by the Violence Policy Center. The report titled, “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data,” found that, “black females were murdered by males at a rate of 2.61 per 100,000, compared to a rate of 0.99 per 100,000 for white females.”
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As historically Black colleges and universities adapt to the rapidly changing educational landscape, advocates say that collaborative partnerships in business, in the community, and on campus will be needed to ensure that HBCUs survive and thrive in the 21st century.
(BLACK PR WIRE) – Many student athletes who excel on the field also score points in their personal lives by successfully balancing athletics, schoolwork and giving back to their communities. The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), along with sponsorship partner Allstate, recognizes college/university football players of exemplary character with their annual Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® award, one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college sports.
Where many people see a struggling economy, others see a land of opportunity. Many new entrepreneurs in America are immigrants like Guillermo Perales, who has a unique perspective on why diversity in business is needed.
WHEREAS, the right to vote is a fundamental right of American citizenship guaranteed by the constitution;
WHEREAS, in 1787 black people were slaves and declared and counted as 3/5 of a person for representation in the United States House of Representatives and not allowed to vote at the founding of this country;
WHEREAS, in 1835 the voting rights of free black property owners were eliminated by the North Carolina Constitution;
American Families Taking ‘Divergent Paths,’ Study Finds: Inequality Linked to ‘Marriage-Go-Round’ Among Some Groups
COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a period of relative calm during the 1990s, rapid changes in American families began anew during the 2000s, a new analysis suggests.
OU College of Engineering Hosts International WaTER Conference and Prize -- Norman, Okla. -- The WaTER (Water Technologies for Emerging Regions) Center at the University of Oklahoma is bringing together researchers and advocates from around the world to focus on the life-sustaining resource – clean water. The center reports more children die each year due to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene than AIDS and malaria combined. This is not due to water scarcity, but rather poverty, inequality and government failures that result in poor or dangerous water quality. Left: Oko-Williams
RALEIGH — NCDOT equipment operators captured three top-three finishes in the individual competition and fourth place overall in the Southeast Regional Equipment Operator Roadeo held in Lexington, KY on Wednesday. The event is an annual competition held to recognize the skills and talents of state transportation department employees throughout the southeast United States who operate heavy equipment and vehicles.
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