Archive | December, 2016

African Moors from Spain: Annual racist Christmas custom returns to the Netherlands

December 11, 2016

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African Moors from Spain: Annual racist Christmas custom returns to the Netherlands Once again the annual Dutch tradition of Zwarte Piet or Black Pete arrives with the Christmas holiday. The Black Pete tradition is also followed in Belgium and Luxembourg. Dutch tradition is that Sinterklaas (or Saint Nicholas) arrives in the Netherlands from Spain each […]

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U.S. Metropolitan areas with the largest African American populations as of 2015 -December 8, 2016 release

December 9, 2016

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U.S. Metropolitan areas with the largest African American populations as of 2015 December 8, 2016 release: U.S. Census Bureau Census Bureau statistics released today are culled from the annual American Community Survey, which provides in-depth state and regional information based on monthly interviews with individuals. The survey looks at statistics from all 3,142 counties in […]

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Executive compensation at public and private colleges in the United States

December 7, 2016

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Executive compensation at public and private colleges in the United States The data below shows the total compensation received by chief executives of public colleges and university systems in 2014-15 and private colleges 2014. Note: On the list some presidents may no longer be employed at the institution while some were newly hired. Some private […]

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Will President-Elect Donald Trump reverse the trend of high level Cabinet appointments for African Americans?

December 5, 2016

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Will President-Elect Donald Trump reverse the trend of high level Cabinet appointments for African Americans? President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dr. Carson will oversee an agency with a $47 billion budget. Armstrong Williams, Carson’s business manager and confidant, […]

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South Africa: White population declined – 2016 Mid-year population estimates

December 5, 2016

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South Africa: White population declined – 2016 Mid-year population estimates Statistics South Africa Source: Stats SA, Mid-year population estimates Publication Date: 30 November 2016 South Africa’s population has grown over the past 10 years reaching 55.90 million people in 2016, up from 40.6 million people in 1996. Every population group has shown an increase in […]

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A new British Governor John Rankin arrives in Bermuda

December 4, 2016

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Bermuda: A new British Governor John Rankin arrives in Bermuda Bernews Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, Premier Michael Dunkley, Leader of the Opposition David Burt and other dignitaries were on hand to greet the new Governor John Rankin when he arrived in Bermuda. Mr Rankin told the assembled group that he was delighted to be in […]

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James Hersey – “Miss You”

December 4, 2016

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James Hersey – “Miss You” James Hersey is an Austrian-American electro-pop singer who was born in Vienna, Austria. His single, “Miss You” was released by Glassnote Records / Universal Music Canada. Co-produced by James alongside Ed Sheeran, collaborator Will Hicks and mixed by Stephen Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith, Disclosure, The Kooks), ____ Video: James Hersey – […]

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The Obama Economy: U.S. unemployment rate 4.6 percent in November 2016

December 2, 2016

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U.S. unemployment rate 4.6 percent in November 2016 White Male 3.9%, White Female 3.7%, Black Male 7.7%, Black Female 7.1% U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment gains occurred in professional […]

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