African American Facts, Issues (Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Cases, Top Cities)
Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about recent developments in civil rights cases, milestones in affirmative action, population statistics regarding African Americans, and more.
500 Notable African American Biographies
Contemporary Issues & Facts
- Justice Overdue: Civil Rights Cases Reopened
- African Americans in the 114th Congress
- The History of Affirmative Action
- Affirmative Action Timeline
- Confederate Flag Controversy
- African Americans by the Numbers Updated!
- Top Cities in the U.S. for African Americans
- Ten Cities of 100,000 or More with Highest Percentage of Blacks or African Americans
- The Wage Gap, by Gender and Race
- Black or African-American Population for the U.S. by Region
- Life Expectancy by Race and Sex
Main Black History Month page.
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