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Amendment XXIV: Poll Taxes

Poll Taxes<p>Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for …

African Americans Are Still Treated as Second-Class Citizens By the Law

(Photo: a katz / Shutterstock)When I heard about the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, I thought back to another name etched …

African-American News

The Three-Fifths Clause of the United States Constitution (1787) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

The Practical Impact of the Three Fifths Clause<br>to the U.S. Constitution<p>"Image Ownership: Public Domain"<p>Often misinterpreted to mean that African …

Race and Slavery: What Does the Constitution Really Say?

One hundred and fifty years ago this month, the Thirteenth Amendment officially was ratified, and with it, slavery finally was abolished in America. …

Comment on The Original Constitution and the Three-Fifths Myth by Maria Corley

This is all very abstract. Have you ever read an account from a slave, or a former slave, about their actual treatment? Nailed to a tree, toes and …

New Jersey

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The Relaxed Fit Cargo Shorts are the ultimate casual wear as these shorts give a more relaxed fit. These summer essentials come in a variety of …

Affordable Online College and Career Training

Affordable Online College Degrees & Career Training<p>Ashworth College is the affordable online college that sets a new standard in career education. …

A college degree is worth less if you are raised poor

People with more education have higher earnings. Boosting college education is therefore seen by many—including me—as a way to lift people out of …

Demographics

The Jobs Report in Black and White: The Hidden Bias in Hiring

As protests continue to rage this morning over the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York—and the astonishing unwillingness …

Elite college degrees give black graduates little advantage in job market

Throwing another wrench into the belief that higher education is the great equalizer, a new paper suggests that African-American graduates from elite …

College & University

If you grew up poor, your college degree may be worth less

The payoff for a college degree is much less for those who grew up poor than for those who did not. Photo by baona via Getty ImagesThe results of a …

College & University

African-Americans over-represented among low-paying college majors

More African-Americans are going to college than ever before. But according to new research from the Center on Education and the Workforce at …

Black Unemployment: College Degree Offers Advantages, But No Escape From Racialized Job Markets

As the U.S. economic recovery inches forward, it's become popular in some circles to suggest that anyone who's qualified and wants a job can find …

Unemployment for young black grads is still worse than it was for young white grads in the aftermath of the recession

The black unemployment rate is typically twice as high as the white unemployment rate, and African Americans are often the last to feel the economic …

High School

Education Gaps Don't Fully Explain Why Black Unemployment Is So High

Even when they hold the same degree, African Americans are still much more likely to be looking for a job than white Americans.<p>The economy is improving: Nationally, unemployment is about 5 percent, down from 10 percent in 2009. But for black Americans, the unemployment rate is much higher—for them, …

High School

Best Fleets to Drive For®

Best Fleets to Drive For was launched in the summer of 2008 by CarriersEdge and Truckload Carriers Association and runs through the fall and winter …

3 Facts That Prove the Reality of White Supremacy

When I was 16 years old, my entire family thought my little sister was going crazy (and by “sister” I mean my cousin who lived with us because black …

Achievement Gap

What Robert E. Lee Wrote to The Times About Slavery in 1858

One day in January, a few years before the Civil War, Robert E. Lee wrote to The New York Times, seeking a correction.<p>The man who would become the top Confederate general was trying to set the record straight about the slaves on his wife’s estate in Virginia, and about the last wishes of a dying …

Black History

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Africa’s Richest Man to Invest Up to $50 Billion in U.S., Europe

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20 billion to $50 billion in the U.S. and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable …

Africa

USCT History

<b>United States Colored Troops</b><p>The United States Colored Troops made up over ten percent of the Union or Northern Army even though they were prohibited …