Grand Rapids, MI – May 30, 2020: Downtown Grand Rapids Michigan where a protest began peacefully and grew into a much more dangerous situation as the local police attempted to break up the gathering. (Shutterstock) By Safia Samee Ali, NBC News GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — In a broad hall of a newly renovated church along […]
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 1, 2021: Marchers demanding the Biden administration make progress on immigration reform, including TPS head to a rally near the Capitol. March began at Black Lives Matter Plaza. (Shutterstock) By Civil Rights Last month, a crowd rallied outside the White House. Their chants and signs directed a powerful message toward the […]
By Tomas Kassahun, Blavity A new report from the Pew Research Center highlights striking data about the population growth of Black immigrants in the U.S. According to the study, there were 4.6 million Black immigrants living in the United States in 2019, an increase of 3% since 1980. The report adds that about 1 in […]
Black immigrants have higher incomes and more education than U.S.-born Black people, but advocates say racism still holds them back.
By Emmanuel Felton, Washington Post The demographics of America’s Black population are in the middle of a major shift, with 1 in 10 having been born outside the United States. That’s 4.6 million Americans, a figure that is projected to grow to 9.5 million by 2060, according to the findings of a Pew Research Center […]