10 Richest African Americans In Congress

Each year since 1990, Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all U.S. senators, representatives, and delegates to determine the wealthiest members of Congress. According to a statement on Roll Call’s site, estimating each politician’s net worth involves “examining the finances of members of Congress since 1990 by combing through their annual financial disclosure…

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges

Since the 1930s, the women of Bennett College, one of the nation’s two historically black colleges for women, have dressed in white and sung their “Preference Song” over an annual breakfast. They wave white linen napkins in the air, cheering “dear old Bennett College,” and welcome incoming freshmen. The main quad of Bennett College.Credit Jeremy…