today in black history

November 20, 2017

Inventor Garrett Augustus Morgan receives a patent for the traffic light in 1923.


Reference Library


The Reference Library is an assortment of research reports, briefing papers, fact sheets, journal and newspaper articles, and other media to assist you in furthering your understanding of the issues we cover on NSnewstv.com.

The Status of Black Men in America

Hearing of the Congressional Black Caucus: African Male Initiative Conference.

Remarks of David Jones, President, Community Service Society of New York. Hearing of the Congressional Black Caucus: African Male Initiative Conference.


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Declining Employment Among Young Black Men

National Poverty Center

The National Poverty Center explores the diminishing opportunities for young Black men in the labor market.


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No More Katrinas: Disaster Preparedness, 2008

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies offers a disaster preparedness overview.


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Brothers and Sisters to Us


The 1979 statement of the Catholic Church against racism.


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