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Judge Mathis Issues ...

In response to the recent controversy regarding Zoe Saldana’s portrayal of Nina Simone in the biopic “Nina”, Judge Greg Mathis has released the following statement: CHICAGO, March 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — “The recent controversy involving Zoe Saldana’s...

“Negro Please!...

This book pulls no punches. Everything is out on the table. It is way past the time for us to begin this discussion, and be completely honest about it, for a change. This book covers the real truth behind race relations, for the first time ever! Who is to blame for the issues we face today!?...

President Obama Awar...

By Ashley Young, Howard University News Service President Barack Obama awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor Monday to a Navy SEAL hero. Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers helped rescue an American who was being held hostage in Afghanistan. Howard University News Service...

Praise Party with Da...

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Healthcare & Jo...

RE ELECT Commissioner John Wiley Price

Healthcare is only meaningful if we have access to it ~ JWP

UNCF Celebrates the ...

UNCF CELEBRATES THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF CIVIL RIGHTS ICON, DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., WITH EVENTS ACROSS THE NATION   Washington, D.C. (January 27, 2016) On Monday, Jan. 18th, UNCF( United Negro College Fund) honored civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with celebrations...

Unconditional Love &...

by Douglas Green   Another Valentine’s Day is upon us – a day when it often appears that everyone else in the world has a perfectly happy committed relationship based in deep, abiding, and playful love. In other words, a day when most of us writhe in disappointment. It’s not that we’re...

Social Security Q�...

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS By Rosalie Alviar Social Security Regional Public Affairs Specialist in Dallas, TX GENERAL Question: What is a Social Security Statement, and how can I get a copy? Answer: Your online Social Security Statement gives you secure and convenient access to your earnings...

Flint Clean Water Ca...

Flint Clean Water Campaign: Health and Fitness Expert Dr. Ian Smith Partners with the Joseph Assignment Global Initiative MATTESON, Ill., — The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative, in partnership with renowned health and fitness expert, Dr. Ian Smith, are joining the efforts to supply...

Nearly Two Million S...

  New estimates show the average debt of college students rose to $30,867 this year. While 17 percent of the estimated 2.8 million graduates will pass on this debt to their parents, some 1.9 million students are utilizing the world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating site,...

Half of Those with #...

American Academy of Ophthalmology urges people to learn their risk factors for blinding eye disease SAN FRANCISCO – Approximately 2.7 million Americans have the potentially blinding eye disease glaucoma, but only half are aware of it.[1] Meanwhile, glaucoma incidence is on the rise....

FreedomWorks Foundat...

We’ll Continue to Challenge the Advance of the Regulatory State Washington, DC- Following the news that the Internal Revenue Service withdrew its proposed giving regulations, which would have pressured non-profits to collect the Social Security numbers of donors, FreedomWorks Foundation CEO...

BE INFORMED!

DONALD J. TRUMP ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TEAM FOR ALL 36 TEXAS CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS (New York, NY) On December 29th, 2015  Donald J. Trump for President Inc. announced its Texas operation continues to expand, most recently amassing a statewide organization in all 36 Congressional Districts in...

Actions to Reduce Gu...

AFT’s Weingarten on President Obama’s Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence WASHINGTON— Statement from Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, on the executive actions announced today by President Barack Obama to reduce gun violence: “The AFT strongly supports...

‘AfroPop’...

Timely season opener gives a personal view of the immigration issue as concerns about illegal aliens and refugees dominate headlines Jussie Smollett hosts season eight of the documentary series Premieres on WORLD Channel on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 18 NEW YORK —Season...

U-Haul and Urway Car...

CROWLEY, TEXAS  — U-Haul Company of Texas is pleased to announce that Urway Car Care, Inc. has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Crowley community. Urway Car Care at 1609 N. Crowley Road will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment and support rental items. Hours of...

HBCU SPORTS

From hbculifestyle.com College football is one of the most exciting times of the year for sports fans across the nation. The 2015 Black College Football season did not disappoint with several historical events occurring throughout the fall. In the SIAC Conference the Tuskegee Golden Tigers...

TV Anchor Shot In He...

Former legendary Chicago TV Anchor, Merri Dee, will discuss her memoir, Life Lessons On Faith, Forgiveness & Grace at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters.  Dee is a part of TBAAL’s Roundtable Writer’s Breakfast Series, Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 10 AM. Tickets are $15....

QUIT PLAYIN’ &...

By Vincent L Hall I Messenger The other day I dialed 946-4910. That was my grandmother’s telephone number. She accepted her long distance call from glory years ago, but every once in a while I find myself calling that number. Whenever I needed the 411 on life in America, her seven digits were...

National Christmas T...

President, First Lady Welcome in the Holiday Season By Tiffani DuPree, HU News Service The 93rd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting in President’s Park included remarks by President Obama and special performances from artists like Audra Day and Tori Kelly. Howard University News...

White House Christma...

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House Approves FAST ...

Five year highway bill ensures funding for long-term projects and grid reliability in emergencies WASHINGTON—On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved the conference report for a multi-year highway bill. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act, includes...

TVONE Celebrates Edd...

TV ONE CELEBRATES EDDIE MURPHY IN PBS’ 18TH ANNUAL MARK TWAIN PRIZE FOR AMERICAN HUMOR SPECIAL THIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 AT 8P.M. ET SILVER SPRING, MD  — TV One salutes comedy genius Eddie Murphy with the network premiere of PBS’ Eddie Murphy: The Mark Twain Prize on Friday, December 4 at 8...