Woodbury, New York - On November 13, 2014 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, New York two LIAACC Attorneys received the Prestigious Leadership in Law Award presented by Long Island Business News. LIAACC members Sacha Comrie of Martin Molina ...
Posted Friday, December 19th 2014 at 7:57AM
What’s next for Assata Shakur? With Havana’s humanitarian release of American Alan Gross—A USAID worker who had been imprisoned in Cuba for five years on accusations of espionage—President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the two cou ...
Posted Thursday, December 18th 2014 at 5:23PM
On December 17, 2008, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was invited by Reverend Dr. Michael Pfleger of The Faith Community of St. Sabina, to deliver remarks at an emotional anti-violence rally at the Illinois State Building in downtown Chicago. ...
Posted Thursday, December 18th 2014 at 1:52PM
President and Michelle Obama personally identify with everyday experiences of racial bias in America that have underpinned recent protests across the country, they told People magazine in an interview to be released Friday.
“Barack Obama was a bl ...
Posted Thursday, December 18th 2014 at 1:31PM
BATON ROUGE--Mychal Bell, who made national headlines a few years ago as part of the ‘Jena Six,’ has graduated from Southern University.
According to a graduate list supplied by the school, Bell received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary st ...
Posted Thursday, December 18th 2014 at 1:25PM
The presentation of the gifts of the Magi is an integral part of the story of the birth of Jesus.
For those who accept the Biblical accounts as true there is no dispute that the men from the East presented gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. Wha ...
Posted Wednesday, December 17th 2014 at 12:13PM
The Jarvis Christian College Counseling Center recently received a Behavioral Health grant from the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence (HBCU-CFE). The grant supports the development and implementation of a campus-wide ...
Posted Monday, December 15th 2014 at 6:10PM
Watch as I am easily distracted by the dog and cat while trying to wrap gifts. I make sounds through the wrapping tube to drive the dog crazy, then the dog rips up wrapping paper, the cat runs around like a wild cat, and then the dog chases paper air ...
Posted Monday, December 15th 2014 at 9:25AM
Would you like to be interviewed on a top national TV show and air on ABC, NBC, CBS or Fox?
Of course you would because there are few faster ways to instantly reach millions of people and boost your sales than getting big-time TV publici ...
Posted Sunday, December 14th 2014 at 7:12PM
Westbury, New York - On December 10, 2014 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.(LIAACC) held its Annual Holiday Celebration, Awards Ceremony, and Toy Drive at NYCB Theatre of Westbury, LIAACC's members and small business owners ...
Posted Saturday, December 13th 2014 at 11:28PM
I know you are warming up to the idea of celebrating worldwide the birth of Christ.
As we focus on honoring the Christ in everyone all of the unease fades away.
We gotta keep our traditions alive. Yea you may have had a few wack Christmas's
in the ...
Posted Saturday, December 13th 2014 at 4:18PM
This year just keeps getting better...
We have been working on building a better mental and physical person.
It may seem like the path to our goal is unclear but look how far we've come.
Others may not like or understand why you do things your ...
Posted Saturday, December 13th 2014 at 9:42AM
In 2012, 30.4 percent of Americans over 25 had at least a bachelor's degree and 10.9 percent had a graduate degree. That's a decent chunk of the population, but you wouldn't know so many of us have been to university given the sort of su ...
Posted Friday, December 12th 2014 at 11:04AM
The recent Practice of Machine Learning Conference at Microsoft concluded with a lively panel discussion moderated by principal researcher Misha Bilenko on the topic of: "Are We at Peak ML, or at the Start of AI Takeover? Hype vs. Reality of Machine ...
Posted Thursday, December 11th 2014 at 5:08PM
Virginia Union University Student Lecture Series for Leadership and Social & Economic Justice: A Panel Discussion on Social Justice: Ferguson and Race. ...
Posted Thursday, December 11th 2014 at 12:50PM
December 5, 2014
On the morning of Aug. 29, the body of Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a noose fastened to a swing set at a trailer park in the small eastern North Carolina town of Bladenboro, about a half-mile from h ...
Posted Wednesday, December 10th 2014 at 12:19PM
PORTLAND, OREGON--Mariann Hyland made a vow 10 years ago, after Portland Police fatally shot 21-year-old Kendra James during a routine traffic stop.
Hyland, a Portland lawyer who is African American, promised to teach young black people how to su ...
Posted Wednesday, December 10th 2014 at 12:05PM
CHICAGO--DuPage County sheriff’s records allege that 911 received a frantic call from the boy’s dad, Michael Cattron Sr., 46, stating his son had been shot and was laying in a pool of blood. When investigators arrived on the scene, the boy was not br ...
Posted Wednesday, December 10th 2014 at 11:59AM
Researchers working with Brockington Cultural Resources Consulting believe they have found the remnants of Gadsden’s Wharf in South Carolina, where an estimated 100,000 enslaved Africans arrived in America.
“It is the place of arrival for a huge p ...
Posted Wednesday, December 10th 2014 at 11:37AM
'Being a Cop Showed Him and Us, Just How Racist and Violent the Police Are!'
"Being a Cop Showed Me Just ...
Posted Monday, December 8th 2014 at 8:02PM