Monday, April 25
Thirsty fans got their first taste of “Lemonade” Saturday, when Beyonce debuted her new visual album with a series of stylized videos on HBO. The album was also released exclusively on the streaming service Tidal and quickly became the top trending topic on Twitter.
Older workers often victims of ageism
Unemployed workers over the age of 55 are often out of work significantly longer than furloughed younger workers---a concept that U.S. House of Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman plans to change with recently proposed legislation announced last week in Trenton.
President Barack Obama will give the commencement address in May at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, school officials announced and the White House confirmed in late April.
While much of the coverage of Prince’s death focuses on the artist’s musical legacy, he may have an equally lasting impact on the music business itself.
The Philadelphia Eagles made a bold move in this year’s draft when the team acquired the No. 2 overall pick in a trade with the Cleveland Browns.
It’s been two years, April 14th to be exact, since the world witnessed the abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitory rooms at the hands of Boko Haram – a West African terrorist group that has lodged atrocities against its own people including the burning of children alive and sending teenaged girls on suicide bomb missions.
He liked it so much he put a ring on it.
Friday, April 22
Celebrities and fans throughout the world are paying tribute to Prince.
Tuesday, April 19
On Saturday, Beyonce sent the Beyhive into a tizzy when she announced the debut of a new HBO project titled “Lemonade.” Thirsty fans spent the day in Twitterverse pondering the meaning of the title. Was it a new diet drink?
Monday, April 18
Rowan College at Burlington County’s (RCBC) Workforce Development Institute and RCBC Foundation, in partnership with Liberty Bell Bank, will present professional makeovers of the students at “Dress for Success.”
When we think about the right to vote, it is and should be understood to be a civic sacrament in the temple of democracy. However, this presidential election will be the first in 50 years without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act.
Ray Winans, once affectionately known as “Killer Ray,” is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit — one gang member at a time.
Former Republican presidential nominee and famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson said that he trusts Donald Trump to address systemic racial disparities affecting the Black people, if the billionaire businessman wins the presidential election in November.
Monday, April 11
It has been a minute since hip-hop fans have heard from Philly rapper/actress Eve.
Winslow Township announces that the 3rd annual Green Fair will be held on Saturday, April 23rd from 10am to 2pm (rain or shine).
Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) recently unveiled the first images of the state-of-the-art Student Success Center that will serve as the gateway to a transformed Mount Laurel campus.
Featuring Weeklong Sales, Specials & Activities
From Saturday, April 16 to Saturday, April 23, Downtown Hammonton will kick off the spring shopping season with weeklong sales, specials, events, giveaways and more during Boutique Week. This annual event serves to highlight small and independently owned retailers and celebrate shopping local.
The impact Jackie Robinson made on Major League Baseball is one that will be forever remembered. On April 15, every team in the majors celebrates Jackie Robinson Day in honor of when he broke the color barrier in baseball, becoming the first African-American player in the 20th century to take the field in the big leagues. He opened the door for many others and will forever be appreciated for his contribution to the game.
Broderick Johnson sees young black men on America’s streets taking long drags off short smokes.
Planned reforms to federal drug and sentencing laws that imprisoned many African-Americans have become locked up by election-year politics.
Governor Chris Christie sharply criticized state lawmakers for failing to reach an expeditious agreement to save Atlantic City from financial ruin--the former presidential hopeful said the state must takeover of the day-to-day operations of the resort town.
Tuesday, April 5
South Jersey Scene
The Lawnside Education Foundation Inc. (LEF) hosted its 6th Annual Dinner Dance on February 27 at the Merion in Cinnaminson, NJ. The well attended gala was highlighted by the appearance of actor, philanthropist, poet and star of the STARZ Television series Power, Omari Hardwick.
National Coalition of 100 Black Women
Former Philadelphia Sixers guard Allen Iverson can now add Hall of Famer to his accolades.
Villanova won the national championship with a miracle finish in 1985 with a 66-64 victory over Georgetown at Rupp Arena., and it pulled off another miracle win 31 years later with a 77-74 win against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston.
Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases.
If you have asthma, an asthma attack can happen when you are exposed to “asthma triggers.”
Monday, April 4
On February 25, I traveled to Cherry Hill, NJ to attend an interesting public forum on Black Lives Matter.
For some time now I have been providing my perspective on a monthly basis about the challenges and the triumphs of the 1.1 million African American residents and the 66,000 black-owned businesses in New Jersey.
New Jersey Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman was recently honored by a national organization that represents dozens of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's) across the country.
Employment for most people in the world is not an option; it is a necessity of life to sustain ourselves and families.
The Republican Party establishment is anxious about the possibility of businessman Donald Trump becoming their party’s nominee for president in 2016.
Beyonce may wake up looking fabulous, but she works out - hard - to keep her body “Flawless.” And, if you have ever wished you had Beyonce’s “Bootilicious” bod, and who among us haven’t, the pop star is bringing you one step closer to your goal with the release of her new athleisure line, Ivy Park.
Adults with asthma are at high risk of developing complications after contracting the influenza virus, yet most adults with asthma do not receive an annual flu vaccination. Only one-third of all asthmatic adults and one-fifth of asthmatic adults younger than 50 years of age receive the flu vaccine annually, according to study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that was published in the September 2003 issue of Chest(the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians).