“The people suffering from environmental ruination, from environmental problems are disproportionately African American, Latino, Native.” Minority leaders must be in the forefront of making policies that tackle environmental issues in their communities, activist @TomSteyer says
“We need unique and varying perspectives to contribute to our field to ensure we are asking the right questions” Economist Maude Toussaint-Comeau on increasing African American representation in economics at today's Exploring Career Pathways hosted by @ChicagoFed @SadieCollective
According to the suit, a neighbor called police and asked that they check out a suspicious African American next door.
Being creative: "You can't use up creativity. The more you use the more you have" - Maya Angelou Angelou, winner of many awards and the first African-American woman to direct a major motion picture, Down in the Delta, in 1998, was a 2000 recipient of the National Medal of Arts
ON THIS DAY: September 17, 2009, August Wilson Center for African American Culture opens in the Cultural District
Wow. A nursing home in Baltimore, oldest African-American one, did not lose *a single person* to COVID because as soon as they heard Trump say cases would soon go to zero, they realized it was going to be a catastrophe, stopped visits and masked up.
9 years ago today, Barack Obama was elected the first African-American President of the United States.