African Americans

Connections: "Finding Your Roots," and the challenges African Americans face in tracing ancestry

The seventh season of PBS' "Finding Your Roots" with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. offers another series of compelling stories about well-known people tracing...
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Tue, 02/16/2021 - 11:46am
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Connections: Annette Campbell, founder of The Tax Experience

The pandemic has hammered Black-owned businesses, according to new data from the National Bureau of Economic Research. The organization found that 41...
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Mon, 01/04/2021 - 9:33am
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Connections: Addressing vaccine mistrust

Historic abuse of communities of color through medical research has many Black Americans hesitant about getting a COVID vaccine. Dr. Angela Branche is...
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Wed, 12/16/2020 - 1:34pm
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Red Cross urges Black blood donors to help sickle cell disease patients

The American Red Cross is urging more Black people to donate blood to help sickle cell disease patients, whose treatment depends on closely matching...
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 2:04pm
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