White House summit gives voice to working families
Many American families face the stark reality that in today’s economy even two paychecks barely cover the rising costs of food, shelter, health care and education.
After Katherine Stone's first child, a son, was born 12 years ago, she immediately felt "super anxious."
Solange Knowles still isn't saying what prompted her elevator confrontation with her brother-in-law, Shawn "Jay Z" Carter, but she will tell you one thing: She's at peace about it.
Robin Thicke's new album "Paula" is inspired by his estranged wife Paula Patton, but he hasn't seen the woman herself in months.
She's not gonna make it. We give her 24 hours.
Children without a playground in an impoverished neighborhood have become beneficiaries of a lesson in the power of partnerships.
The South African company MultiChoice, the leading multi-channel and multi-platform digital television operator across the African continent has launched the “Hulu” of Africa to the United States market. “Africa Magic GO” offers the latest in African films and television series.
Those of us in Mississippi last week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer know very well none of it could have unfolded in the way it did without the quiet and courageous leadership of Robert Moses and David Dennis.
Every American city with a sizeable black population has at least one public school named after Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, George Washington Carver, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or other notable African Americans.
Waterfront Wellness Series returns this summer
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Waterfront Wellness Series returns to West Shore Park this summer with FREE classes in Boot Camp from Knockout Fitness, Zumba from Canton Club, Yoga from Charm City Yoga and Parkour from Urban Evolution.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Red, White, and Blue Mondays. Baltimore City employees are urged to don patriotic colors each Monday throughout the summer— beginning Monday, July 7— in support of Star-Spangled
Summer is filled with parties, gatherings, picnics and more. We all want to make these occasions special and memorable for our guests.
July 3-6 is the date. New Orleans is the place. Empowerment is the purpose. Iconic thought leaders and musicians bring the message. For the 20th year in a row, Essence magazine is organizing the largest annual gathering of African American music, culture and inspiration in the nation. Thousands of families across the country have marked their calendars and are making final plans for the Essence Festival.
Bello Machre proudly announces it raised over $110,000 at Every Step Counts 2014.
Lamin Jatta was never allowed to watch the 1977 mini-series, “Roots.”
The summer is jumping with festivals and such!
This week’s Indie Soul Student of the Week is challenging stereotypes of his generation. Keon “Lil Key” Myers is trying to change the game for the good.
This week’s Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week Ebony Kenney is holding it down with her graphics and design business Ripe Fruit Creative. She recently opened GreenLeaf Teahouse cafe located at 1905 St. Paul Street in Station North.
Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman and Ohio Representative Marcia Fudge led a contingent of caucus members and several minority groups in a public plea to Republicans on June 18, 2014, to take up legislation that would restore the voting rights protections shot down last year by the nation’s highest court.
Review of more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers finds no evidence linking vaccines, autism
Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.