African Americans

  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street 11-04-2014 12:06 PM

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was...
  • Oldest living African-American dies at 113 15-01-2011 02:46 PM

    Shreveport, Louisiana: A Louisiana woman believed to have been the oldest living African-American and one of the last children of US slaves has died at age 113. Mississippi Winn, an upbeat former domestic worker known as "Sweetie," died yesterday afternoon at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home, said Milton Carroll, an investigator...
  • Many elderly in U.S. will face poverty: study 14-12-2010 10:06 AM

    New York: Nearly half of elderly Americans will face a future with at least one year below or close to the poverty line, according to a new study that showed a huge racial divide in prospects for the elderly. Mark R. Rank, a professor at Washington University in St. Louis,...
  • Walt Disney's latest offering: African-American princess 14-12-2009 04:47 PM

    The Princess and the Frog celebrates an Afro-American princess for the first time. ...
  • McCain to African-American voters: Don't ignore me 17-07-2008 09:49 PM

    Ahmedabad: Fast bowler Stuart Meaker feels by taking three wickets against Haryana on a 'flat' batting strip, he has done a decent job which may help him get into England XI for the first Test against India. Meaker, who plies his trade for Surrey county, was called in at the...
  • US youth accused of killing Indian techie gets life 24-06-2008 10:22 AM

    London: Former England spinner Robert Croft confirmed on Thursday that he plans to retire at the end of this season. Glamorgan veteran Croft played in 21 Test matches for England and has taken over 1,000 first-class wickets, as well as scoring more than 10,000 first-class runs for his Welsh county....
  • Obama asks fathers to be responsible with kids 17-06-2008 01:37 PM

    London: The third Test between England and South Africa remains finely poised as the touring side reached 145 for 3 at stumps on day three on Saturday, for a lead of 139 after a pulsating third day at Lord's. Hashim Amla, who was dropped on 2 by Matt Prior off...