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“It was really powerful to see Kamala Harris be able to be in such a high place of power, because she’s an African-American woman and so am I,” said Georgia Wolfe, 19, who is studying to become a dentist at the University of Oregon. “It just gives me hope.”

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Yearly membership to the african american gun'>National African American Gun Association starts at $29, and there's no added cost for members to join local chapters.

Along with the rest of the world, we're celebrating Shakespeare today! Check out this conversation from 2015 w/ African-American Shakespeare Company founder Sherri Young on the universality & resonance of Shakespeare's work:

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A senior at Oakland Technical High School is making history as the school's first African American male valedictorian, while being accepted to some of the most prestigious universities in the country.

Shawn Kennedy, who was one of the first African-American reporters to work for the New York Times, died April 5. She was 73. Kennedy had lived in New Orleans since 2005, working with her husband to help the city rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

We had an African-American president for 8 years -- that's two terms. Did he try to stop white people from voting? Did black police officers shoot white people for no reason? Did President Obama try to create legislation that favored African-Americans? We don't think like them.

Georgia's governor has appointed an African American man to lead the board of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association.​

I love Stacey Abrams. I hope she'll be our first female African-American president. And that she'll win the Nobel Peace Prize. #StaceyAbrams  P.S. And I've been hugged by her!!!

New ODU dorm named after school's first African-American rector


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A U.S. Army officer filed a federal civil lawsuit against police officers who pepper-sprayed and assaulted him. Lt. Caron Nazario, of Latinx and African American descent, alleges that his constitutional rights were violated and race played a role.

9 years ago today, Barack Obama was elected the first African-American President of the United States.

Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven for being unable to act. Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers. Treat Americans fairly! #FreeRocky 

Joe Biden: ‘Unlike the African American Community ... the Latino Community Is an Incredibly Diverse Community‘ via . Wow! Joe Biden just @BreitbartNewsost  the entire African American community. What a “dumb” thing to say!

We had previously scheduled our #MAGA  Rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for June 19th – a big deal. Unfortunately, however, this would fall on the Juneteenth Holiday. Many of my African American friends and supporters have reached out to suggest that we consider changing the date out...

80% of the RIOTERS in Minneapolis last night were from OUT OF STATE. They are harming businesses (especially African American small businesses), homes, and the community of good, hardworking Minneapolis residents who want peace, equality, and to provide for their families.

My decision to appoint @usairforce  General Charles Brown as the USA’s first-ever African American military service chief has now been approved by the Senate. A historic day for America! Excited to work even more closely with Gen. Brown, who is a Patriot and Great Leader!

It was exactly three years ago today, January 20, 2017, that I was sworn into office. So appropriate that today is also MLK jr DAY. African-American Unemployment is the LOWEST in the history of our Country, by far. Also, best Poverty, Youth, and Employment numbers, ever. Great!

Under the Trump Administration, African American unemployment is the lowest (best) in the history of the United States. No President has come close to doing this before! I also created successful Opportunity Zones. Waiting for Nancy and Elijah to say, “Thank you, Mr. President!”

....a look, the facts speak far louder than words! The Democrats always play the Race Card, when in fact they have done so little for our Nation’s great African American people. Now, lowest unemployment in U.S. history, and only getting better. Elijah Cummings has failed badly!