WICHITA, Kansas—A mixed-race Kansas couple expecting their third child has filed a complaint with the Kansas Health Commissioner in order to be included in a so-called “free white baby” maternity promotion taking place in some Kansas hospitals. The married couple, Trevor Brown and Véronique Blanc-Brown, filed their complaint after they were recently, inadvertently, made aware the promotional program existed at their local hospital, … [Continue Reading] about Mixed-Race Couple Files Complaint Against Kansas Hospitals — Denied “Free White Baby” Maternity Benefits
The Editorial Board — Colored Folks' Views After the Oscar nominations were announced last week, legions of black actors, black filmmakers, and black film activists expressed shock and outrage that no black person, in any category, was nominated this … [Continue Reading] about Why Are Black Actors Bellyaching About Being in White Movies?
FERGUSON, Missouri—Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson returned to Ferguson, Missouri, yesterday, met with civic leaders, and escalated his ongoing verbal skirmishes with the Black Lives Matter movement. Mr. Carson made his first visit … [Continue Reading] about Black Lives Matter Movement Leader: Ben Carson “Skin-Tone Deaf” on Race Matters
GARRETT COUNTY, Maryland —Just a couple of weeks after renaming Mount McKinley, now Denali, in Alaska, President Obama traveled to rural Garrett County in western Maryland today and renamed a mountain range that has a long-disputed history. In a … [Continue Reading] about Obama Renames Negro Mountain — African-American Mountain
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia — Veteran rapper Common will release a CD of country music later this month. The recording, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2, represents Mr. Common’s first venture outside the rap genre. … [Continue Reading] about Veteran Rapper Common Releases Country Music CD
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia — Although the concept of a postracial-transracial America era has been widely denounced and ridiculed by many social scientists and other critics, results from a recently published research study provide evidence of a … [Continue Reading] about Increase In Black Female Blondes Linked To Obama