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Black Almanac - July 27
Video: Black Almanac - July 27 - 7/27/2014 4:30:40 AM
Black Almanac - July 27
African-American drownings
Video: African-American drownings - 7/24/2014 3:06:26 PM
WSBT's Darla Hernandez investigates a new study that shows the drowning rates among African-American kids and young adults is much higher than caucasians.
History Makers - Tallahassee natives being honored
Video: History Makers - Tallahassee natives being honored - 7/24/2014 3:52:15 AM
History Makers is the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive. They've taken video recordings of Tallahassee locals that will be moved with many others to an archive in the Library of Congress.
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
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