As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched.
For many, President Lyndon B. Johnson is chiefly remembered for escalating the United States military involvement in Vietnam. However, his legacy is much more than his role in the Vietnam War.
Since the release of the wildly popular book “Playing Up,” Vaughn McKoy and his wife, Marnie McKoy thought of ways in which they could make the lessons found in the book practical in ways that could drive behavior and complement ...
It is still unknown whether 28-year-old Sandra Bland was murdered by Waller County law enforcement officials or whether she committed suicide, but whatever the cause of death there is one thing for certain – it was a wrongful death.
Recognizing that a college degree is one of the surest paths to a job and economic security, Black families are taking on more student loan debt than White and Hispanic families, according to a new report by Wells Fargo.
Get ready to cash in your sweaty old Nike "FuelBand" because you might not have been burning as many calories as you thought.
When superstar singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammys in 2012, fans expressed concern over the welfare of her then-18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.
No one can know what went through Sandra Bland's mind when she was pulled over last week for what a Texas police officer later said was her failure to signal a lane change.
Auma Obama is fiercely protective of her half-brother -- the President of the United States.
Men of color would earn $170 billion more a year, if they reached the same education level as White men, according to a new White House report.
When it comes to the circumstances leading to Sandra Bland's death, what we don't know far outweighs what we do.
Home-buying season is heating up. Homes sold faster in April than at any point in almost the last two years, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Existing-home sales are on pace to top 5 million ...
There was an era when playing black music on the radio was nearly forbidden, but the late Morris H. Blum was not deterred.
When the rededication of the Lillian S. Jones Recreation Center in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood took place last month, some residents may not even have noticed.