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Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Out Against Date Rape And Sexual Assault After Her Niece Was Drugged
Video: Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Out Against Date Rape And Sexual Assault After Her Niece Was Drugged - 7/22/2014 6:44:32 AM
Jada Pinkett Smith is lending her voice to a very important and serious cause. Following a scary family incident in which her niece was drugged, the 42-year-old actress is speaking out against date rape and sexual assault against women. Pinkett Smith told reporters at her Fox TCA Gotham panel recently "My niece was given a date rape drug that weekend. She's 20 years old, thank God nothing happened because she was with some responsible guys that took care of her.
Black Almanac - July 20
Video: Black Almanac - July 20 - 7/20/2014 4:30:19 AM
Black Almanac - July 20
Why Holder Made Whites Mad
Video: Why Holder Made Whites Mad - 7/15/2014 1:53:09 AM
On ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who happens to be black, suggested that opposition to him and President Barack Obama in part is due to racial animus. For that, he has been vilified. He has been accused of trying to scare people to the polls (as if listening to the evening news wouldn't already do that), stoking racial divisions and throwing down the race card. And he is asked rhetorically "is it possible to oppose Obama and not be a racist?"
Apple To Reveal Diversity Of Work Force
Video: Apple To Reveal Diversity Of Work Force - 7/14/2014 9:50:52 AM
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will release information on the diversity of its 80,000-member workforce. Cook's comments come as Apple takes some heat for its lack of diversity. It has just a handful of women in the senior leadership of the company including board member Andrea Jung and new retail chief Angela Ahrendt. Apple has publicly committed to increasing the diversity of its work force. Cook and thousands of employees took part in the recent Pride Parade in San Francisco under Apple's banner. The iconic company is facing pressure from Rev. Jesse Jackson, whose Rainbow PUSH Coalition has launched a high-profile campaign to push for more racial diversity in Silicon Valley. Jackson is calling on companies to take concrete steps to diversify their work forces.
Black Almanac - July 13
Video: Black Almanac - July 13 - 7/13/2014 4:33:45 AM
Black Almanac - July 13
Family History Day & fundraisers
Video: Family History Day & fundraisers - 7/7/2014 6:11:33 AM
Evansville's African American Museum has a full summer and is taking care of the kids and adults. There's a Family History Day, Fabulous First Friday and a Summer Hat Fundraiser just to name a few. Head over to http://evansvilleaamuseum.wordpress.com/ to reserve your seats.
Black Almanac - July 6
Video: Black Almanac - July 6 - 7/6/2014 4:30:00 AM
Black Almanac - July 6
Rededication of South Arkansas African American Museum
Video: Rededication of South Arkansas African American Museum - 7/4/2014 5:25:22 AM
Brian Smith join us to talk about the the re-dedication of the south Arkansas African American Museum.
Not A Good Morning For Michael Strahan! Homeless Tried To Stab With Intent To 'Kill' Live! Co-Host!
Video: Not A Good Morning For Michael Strahan! Homeless Tried To Stab With Intent To 'Kill' Live! Co-Host! - 7/2/2014 5:06:27 AM
A homeless man attempted to stage an attack on Good Morning America co-host Michael Strahan Tuesday morning, planning to stab the former NFL footballer with a serrated knife! The man, allegedly identified as 25-year-old Andre Johnson, demanded to be let into the ABC studios earlier today, and after being denied, came back wielding the sharp weapon.
N.Y. Memorial Service To Honor Life Of Actress, Activist Ruby Dee
Video: N.Y. Memorial Service To Honor Life Of Actress, Activist Ruby Dee - 7/1/2014 9:42:19 AM
Friends, family and fans of actress and activist Ruby Dee, who died last month at the age of 91, will honor her life and legacy at a memorial service in New York in September. Through her performances, President Barack Obama said, the petite actress "paved the way for generations of black actors and actresses and inspired African-American women across our country." A spokeswoman for the family said, "Ruby was a extraordinary life force."
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