“To Share and Share Alike”
Gregory V. Boulware
The King of Babylon was named ‘Nebuchadnezzar.’ He was a very powerful ...
Posted Sunday, August 2nd 2015 at 10:19PM
RT.com--A total of six African-American women have been found dead in police custody in just the last month. Most of the deceased women had been in jail for no more than two days and held for minor charges. Their deaths are all under investigation.
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2015 at 3:54PM
MIAMI--As the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in the nation’s capital approaches, Louis Farrakhan spoke to a large crowd on Thursday night at a church in Overtown.
The historic Mount Zion Baptist Church, which in the past has served ...
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2015 at 3:46PM
By SVEN BECKERT
July 26, 2015
Without understanding the past, it is difficult to grapple with the present. This became quite clear in the wake of the tragic attack in Charleston, when public dialogue swirled with myths, ...
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2015 at 3:39PM
~ ‘Slaughtering Injustice,’ A Commemoration In Unity ~
Gregory V. Boulware
Removal of a banner…
~May I ...
Posted Sunday, July 26th 2015 at 3:16PM
Breaking color barriers is par for the course for African Americans. Lee Elders did exactly that 40 years ago by making history for becoming the first African American to attend the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia in 1975. In a star studded ce ...
Posted Thursday, July 23rd 2015 at 4:58PM
PRINCE Charles was in a cheeky mood as he stopped to chat with two people in giant starfish and lobster costumes during a Royal visit to a surfing beach today.
Charles, 66, met the larger-than-life cartoon costume characters Sally th ...
Posted Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 at 10:47AM
At the time Black Enterprise magazine was first mentioned that economy of American was in a transition period. That was a result of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement in 1970. The eradication of the law de jure racial segregation opened way to mobil ...
Posted Tuesday, July 21st 2015 at 10:30AM
Wattstax, also known as the Black-Woodstock, was held in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 20 in 1972. It was a concert held to "bring-back-together" the community of Watts, California after it's 1965 riots. Over 100,000 people at ...
Posted Monday, July 20th 2015 at 12:52PM
For news and features on black theater and black actors/singers on Broadwy please log on to BroadwayBlack.com. "Amazing Grace," the musical, is now playing on Broadway featuring several African American actor/singers.
Posted Sunday, July 12th 2015 at 5:05PM
Queens, New York - AUDELCO 2014 - "Rising Star" Award Recipient COLBY CHRISTINA - Professional Actress, Dancer, Singer, Motivational Speaker, Choreographer, Model and Advocate Launches Go Fund Me Campaign to support the Arts, Scholarship &a ...
Posted Wednesday, July 8th 2015 at 9:45AM
A college resume is important, and it’s a great indicator of the student it represents. A resume can show potential employers that a student is either a weak leader or a strong leader, and no company wants to add a weak link into their chain. T ...
Posted Tuesday, July 7th 2015 at 6:52AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtai ...
Posted Monday, July 6th 2015 at 6:56PM
At least eight people have died and 41 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this Fourth of July weekend.
Among those who died was a 7-year-old boy who was shot while watching fireworks in Humboldt Park with his father just before ...
Posted Sunday, July 5th 2015 at 5:05PM
[Editor’s note: The following article contains excerpts from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s June 24, 2015 address at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, D.C., during the press conference to officially announce &ldq ...
Posted Sunday, July 5th 2015 at 4:52PM
“It Came Across My Desk”
Gregory V. Boulware
...Just Thought That I'd Let Ya Know:
It came across my desk the other day, news of a few “Hot Job Ann ...
Posted Saturday, July 4th 2015 at 7:41PM
A fervent dream became reality today for ballerina Misty Copeland as she became the first black female principal dancer in the 75-year history of the American Ballet Theatre.
It is one of the highest honors for a performer.
"I'm just so honored, so ...
Posted Tuesday, June 30th 2015 at 6:54PM
Russell Simmons, the man who brought the music of Run-DMC, LL Cool J, and the Beastie Boys (among many others) to the mainstream with Def Jam Records, has a quiet, simple ritual he has subscribed to for 15 years, and to which he partly attributes his success: Meditation. Twenty minutes, twice a day. When asked why he — or anyone — should meditate, the media mogul has a str ...
Posted Tuesday, June 30th 2015 at 12:52PM
Hampton University student Sean Robinson believes people his age should get more involved in their community. Scholarships and a live band help provide some incentives for the anti-litter effort. He's joined by the Clean City Commission's Debbie Blanton. ...
Posted Monday, June 29th 2015 at 2:05PM
Columbus, OH — How do you reduce the cost of traveling 7,000 miles for a vacation? Roger Madison, founder and CEO of iZania, LLC, has found the formula for reducing the cost of travel to South Africa and enriching the travel experience at the same time. ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 12:07PM
Posted: 06/23/2015 2:34 pm EDT Updated: 06/23/2015 2:59 pm EDT
We wait in the line of thousands of people at the Recreation Center in East Long Beach, California. Young men, women, children, the elderly and disabled stand in a queue in t ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:44AM
Classic Southern Pralines Adapted from The New Orleans School of Cooking Makes 20-50 pralines, depending on how large or small you drop them
1 1/2 cups (12 oz) granulated white sugar3/4 cup (6 oz) light brown sugar, packed1/2 cup (4 oz) milk - whole ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:11AM
A million and a half handwritten records from the 1860s about newly-freed slaves will no doubt be invaluable for black people trying to trace their family history.
From the Guardian:
The records belong to the Freedmen’s Bureau, an administ ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:03AM