Monday, September 28
President Obama recently announced new opportunities for Americans to broaden their horizons and forge successful career pathways.
Gladys Knight and the Pips were part of the ‘golden era’ of Motown Records.
The emergence of the presidential campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has reached the scale of “phenomenal.” What many mainstream pundits originally believed to have been a marginal effort, exploded around the U.S. as enthusiastic crowds responded to Sanders’s challenges to contemporary capitalism.
Are They for Real?
Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson are not your average Donald Trump supporters. They are two lively Black women from North Carolina who feel that Trump is the best candidate for the 2016 presidential election.
Just a few short months ago, Cardale Jones was on the top of the college football world. The Ohio State junior quarterback had a college championship in his back pocket and a three-game run that solidified his status as a top collegiate signal caller.
South Jersey Journal writer Richard Randolph recently launched a new book series for boys and young adults.
New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.
What is important to 45 million Black Americans today should be important to all Americans. Yet, as the economy in the United States continues to gradually recover from very a difficult and complex set of economic woes, the recovery of economic well-being of Black America continues to lag behind.
La La Anthony’s career is heating up and she is not letting a skin condition slow her momentum.
Monday, September 21
Acquanetta Pierce Glass, president and CEO of Avance Communications in Detroit, Mich., used last year’s Nielsen report on Black consumers to convince one of her clients to run a 15-second trailer in movie theaters during the holiday season.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) has settled a lawsuit with the family of Robert Champion over the hazing death of the drum major in 2011. Announced Friday (Sept. 18) by FAMU spokeswoman Lisa Brock, the settlement includes $1.1 million and an apology.
The explosion of “dark money” spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial equity in the United States making it harder for Blacks and other minorities to gain a foothold in the middle class and fully participate in the democracy, according to a recent report by Demos, a public policy group.
Despite an early summer season boost in earnings, revenues overall revenues at five of the remaining eight gambling casinos decreased in August, according to figures recently released by state officials.
Tracy Morgan makes triumphant return
Standing on the shoulders of Harriet Tubman, Viola Davis accepted her Emmy Award for lead actress in a drama series for her role as a complicated defense lawyer Annalise Keating on the hit ABC show, “How to Get Away with Murder.” She is the first Black woman in Emmy history to win the coveted statuette.
Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or our government will shut down.
Monday, September 14
Sanaa Lathan drops new single
Sanaa Lathan has a lot to sing about – literally.
Stay healthy and avoid recreational water illnesses (RWIs) when you swim or use the hot tub/spa by following a few simple steps.
Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.
The Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold a “Food for Fines” drive from Sept. 14-19.
Led by Fox News, conservatives are trying to discredit the #Black Lives Matter Movement by claiming incorrectly that it is a Black hate group that encourages the killing of police officers.
Five new shows to look for this fall
This fall, a new crop of Black stars are headed to primetime. Call it the Shonda Rhimes effect. With the success of her ABC dramas, “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder” along with last season’s breakout hit, “Empire” and “Sleepy Hollow,” which all have African-American leads, networks are greenlighting more and more shows with Black actors in prominent roles. Here are five shows to keep on your radar.
It's no secret that New Jersey Senator and ex-Newark mayor Cory Booker has a mind of his own and seldom acquiesces to the pressures of others to change his opinion about anything. That indelible trait became even more apparent when Booker publicly vowed his support of President Barack Obama's controversial Iran nuclear arm's deal.
Wednesday, September 2
Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the prostate, it is called prostate cancer.
Chip Kelly’s short tenure as Philadelphia’s coach has been anything but dull. It’s too early to tell if the many changes Kelly has made will pay off in postseason success, but there can be no denying the interest the team has created.
Tuesday, September 1
With all of the challenges that present themselves in life, and sometimes for no apparent reason at all, we can, from time to time feel stuck, non-productive, diminished creatively and generally unhappy. A prolonged period of time in this state of mind can lead to poor health, troubled relationships and diminished effectiveness at work. Some individuals turn to food, alcohol or narcotics for relief which only exacerbates the situation.
Sen. Cory Booker recently lauded New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as the most underestimated contender for the 2016 presidential run and offered suggestions on the sorry state of the region's transportation infrastructure.
Taken every five years and published in phases over two or three years, the Economic Census of Black-owned businesses has finally been released. It contains information captured in 2012 on Black businesses and those owned by others; it also contains information on revenues and employees within those businesses.
If you had asked me just a year ago if former Secretary of State and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton would be the Democratic nominee for president of the United States I’d have replied “no question.” I expected a near-coronation on the Democratic side, and a little rough-and-tumble on the Republican side.
O’Shea Jackson Jr. said film’s timing is everything
“Straight Outta Compton” has traveled into summer blockbuster territory.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer.
My wife is vicious with a capital V!