When you are surrounded by darkness the feeling of hopelessness sets in.
How can we stay motivated when our goals seem impossible? Where is the answer to our life's purpose?
Can you hear the universe guiding you?
Can you here the clues to li ...
Posted Sunday, May 24th 2015 at 2:28PM
NEW ORLEANS (WLOX News)--Liryca Neville Branch, the daughter of Cyril Neville and niece of Aaron Neville of the famous Neville Brothers musical family, was enjoying her lunch hour with a few co-workers — Branch, 33, works in the field of market ...
Posted Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at 5:30PM
Excerpted from Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves by Ira Berlin. Out now from Harvard University Press.
This article supplements Episode 1 of The History of American Slavery, our inaugural Slate Academy. Please join Sla ...
Posted Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at 5:20PM
One great aspect about life is "having the right to change your mind".
The more life we experience, the more our taste gets refined.
Let's take a look at where we currently stand on things.
Think on this:
- What is your favorite flavor Po ...
Posted Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at 8:26AM
First Lady, Michelle Obama, spoke to the graduating class of 2015 at Tuskegee University. First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2015 graduates of Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, in which she talks about growing ...
Posted Tuesday, May 19th 2015 at 1:34PM
By Zsarlene B. Chua, Reporter
David Foster: Music Man
HE IS the man behind many timeless songs: Chaka Khan’s “Through The Fire” (1984), Chicago’s “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” (1982), Andrea Bocelli and C ...
Posted Thursday, May 14th 2015 at 12:55PM
Congratulations Class of 2015! Young Black men: bring your cap and gown and celebrate this incredible accomplishment with your friends and family!
For many young men from Chicago’s African American communities, there are countless roadblocks that stand between them and a high school diploma. ...
Posted Thursday, May 14th 2015 at 12:09PM
By Kathy Lynn Gray The Columbus Dispatch • Wednesday April 22, 2015 12:18 PM
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium continued its tiger baby bonanza this week, welcoming three more Amur cubs into the fold.
The triplets, born to 1 ...
Posted Thursday, May 14th 2015 at 11:51AM
For 124 years, Savannah State University has been an important part of higher education. As the oldest public HBCU in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the historic city of Savannah, SSU has served this community with distinction while meeting the educational needs of an increasingly diverse student population.
ESSENCE magazine Editor-in-Chief Vanessa K. De Luca has been selected to deliver the commencement address at Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU), a historically Black university in St. Louis, Mo. The commencement ceremony, which features the ...
Posted Wednesday, May 13th 2015 at 10:21AM
Dr. Marco Clark, well respected author, public speaker, and veteran in the world of urban education is Founder and CEO of the Richard Wright Public Charter School in Washington, DC. He is a partner with Broken Promise Schools, an organization that ...
Posted Monday, May 11th 2015 at 2:05PM
Alcorn State University sends its deepest sympathy to the family of former Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Davey “The Wiz” Whitney Sr., who died yesterday at age 85.During his tenure at Alcorn (1969-1989 and 1996-2003), he cap ...
Posted Monday, May 11th 2015 at 1:31PM
As revolutions go, the one Beyoncé and Jay Z are planning - to make the world go vegan - got off to a start somewhat more subdued than Queen Bey’s sheer Met Gala gown. ...
Posted Sunday, May 10th 2015 at 9:32AM
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hBAs the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed? ...
Posted Friday, May 8th 2015 at 2:25PM
Bipartisan Co-Chairs Reps. Adams & Byrne to Host Launch Event & Panel Discussion Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 28th at 5PM, Reps. Alma S. Adams (D-NC12) and Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) will launch the first ever Bipartisan Congressiona ...
Posted Monday, April 27th 2015 at 5:27PM
Win a copy of my award winning book "African Venus". Winner of the Indie Best Contest 2014 - 2nd Place. Learn about this important piece of art created in the 1800's.
We follow Nima and find out about her family, her ...
Posted Monday, April 27th 2015 at 4:17PM
4/23/2015, 2:50 p.m. Amsterdam News
"The value of the Black woman is worth more than the value of the Earth." This was the message of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, the national minister for the Nation of Islam, who addresse ...
Posted Friday, April 24th 2015 at 11:00AM
For every 100 black women not in jail, there are only 83 black men. The remaining men – 1.5 million of them – are, in a sense, missing.
Among cities with sizable black populations, the largest single gap is in Ferguson, Mo.
Posted Friday, April 24th 2015 at 10:54AM
Technology, Innovations, and Information have their places….but what about Wisdom, Spirituality, and Consciousness…where do they fit in today’s “hurry-up and satisfy me quick” society?
‘The Spirit ...
Posted Thursday, April 23rd 2015 at 6:28PM
Bill Gates may have made his fortune founding of the world's largest software company, but he may also have a knack for prophecy, at least when it comes to anticipating future technology.
Inc. took a look back at Gates' predictions for the way ...
Posted Friday, April 17th 2015 at 2:59PM
UPDATE: Beyonce's mom is indeed a newly married woman.
People magazine confirms that Tina Knowles tied the knot with Richard Lawson, and notes that Beyonce even posted an image of the newlyweds looking glam in head-to-toe white on her ...
Posted Monday, April 13th 2015 at 6:29PM
I'd love to show you my WINGS.
Sometimes I'd love to change your mind.
Oh yes, shocked you would be...............
when you see Wings sprout out of ME.
Sometimes I wish I could just pull out my wings.
Show you my Wing ...
Posted Monday, April 13th 2015 at 4:20PM