African Americans

Medical Research on Black African Genome May Lead to More Effective Drugs for Humans

Nov 21, 2019 AM EST Black Africans are at a disadvantage when it comes to medical treatments because they constitute just 2% of the genetic samples used in pharmaceutical research. However, a new genomics company based ...

Princeton University Renames Two Buildings In Honor Of Black Nobel Laureates [Video]

Apr 27, 2017 AM EDT It is a way to honor those who have done great things for the school.

Abbott's Top Engineer and Senior Vice President Corlis Murray : Inspiring Young Women In STEM

Mar 03, 2017 AM EST If you watched the movie “Hidden Figures,” a movie based on NASA’s first space launch and the African-American women behind it, one can conclude that women have made their mark even before in ...

The White's Education Gap Is About Race Not Education

Nov 20, 2016 AM EST The education gap among whites this year wasn’t about education but about race.

Head Start Program Transforms Lives: Goodbye Poverty, PennState Says!

Jul 08, 2016 PM EDT The strong implementation of the Head Start pre-school program resulted to remarkable transformation among lives of local working parents of African American kids! Crystal Sanders, a head-starter ...

African American Higher Education Attainment in the US Increasing: Study

May 09, 2016 AM EDT A new study released indicates that the level of higher education attainment among African Americans is increasing.

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