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Study Finds Racial Pride as Important as Self-Esteem in Aiding Young Blacks Print E-mail
Written by National Black News Journal   
Monday, 14 December 2009
Image(Taylor Media Services) A new study from the journal Child Development finds that pride in one’s ethnic or racial group is as important as personal self-esteem in the mental health of African American adolescents.
Black Men More Optimistic in Obama Era Print E-mail
Written by Target Market   
Monday, 19 October 2009
ImageAlmost one year ago, the historic election of Barack Obama to the most powerful position on the globe shattered conventional wisdom about race, culture and identity at its core.  However, has anything really changed since the election? 
Economic Recovery is Crushing Black America Print E-mail
Written by Phillip Jackson, The Black Star Project   
Wednesday, 14 October 2009
ImageAs bad as the last recession has been for Blacks in America, recovery might be worse. In the absence of federal policy interventions and without an effective "trickle-up" stimulus plan, Blacks will not only have lost ground during this recession, they will also continue to lose ground during and after the recovery.
Study: Marriage and children decline among highly educated black women Print E-mail
Written by Target Market News   
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
Image Fewer black women with postgraduate degrees are getting married and having children, according to a study by the Yale Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course, which was recently presented at the 104th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco. gets big results in call for advertisers to drop Fox's Glen Beck Print E-mail
Written by   
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
ImageSince the advocacy Web site,, created a petition directed to advertisers appearing on "Glen Beck," more than 45,000 have signed on urging advertisers to remove their ads. Among the companies that have agreed to do so are Procter & Gamble, Walmart, Geico Insurance, Men's Wearhouse, Sargento Cheese, and Progressive Insurance.
The Million Father March Print E-mail
Written by Roger Madison Jr.   
Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Image550 cities could participate in the largest, organized back-to-school effort in U.S. history.

The Black Star Project is sponsoring the Million Father March 2009 on the first day of school in nearly 550 cities across America. The Million Father March has become a special day that fathers and men use to make a commitment to their children, their families, their communities and their country with their dynamic presence at a school.
Walking for African Centered Education Print E-mail
Written by Alice Massimi, NBC Channel 3 Savannah   
Friday, 24 July 2009
ImageOne Florida Man believes teaching African American Kids about the accomplishments and history of Africans is a key to success…and he is walking up the east coast to prove it.
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