Day: November 5, 2019

Late television journalist Gwen Ifill’s portrait to appear on the Forever Stamp

The United States Postal Service has unveiled a Forever Stamp honoring the late PBS journalist Gwen Ifill who died of cancer at the age of 61 in 2016. Ifill’s stamp will be part of the postal service’s Black Heritage series, which will be issued in 2020. Throughout her career, Ifill moderated vice-presidential debates and worked for 17 years as moderator[Read More…]

Black boys are more likely to be suspended from San Diego public schools

  Black boys who attend the San Diego Public Schools are suspended at a rate of 10.7 percent, which is 206 percent higher than the district average. This represents the highest suspension rate of any racial or gender group, according to a report released today by the Black Minds Project, an initiative of the Community College Equity Assessment Lab at[Read More…]

White customer expresses racial hatred; Buffalo Wild Wings staff complies with his bigotry

  Birthday celebration is forced to move to another restaurant because one white male diner did not want to sit near blacks Rude and racist treatment of African Americans, especially black men, in restaurants is pervasive   By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today A white man who hated the idea of sitting next to a group of blacks celebrating a birthday[Read More…]