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Video Of New Jersey Of High School Wrestler’s Dreadlocks Being Cut Goes Viral

“A referee wouldn't allow Andrew Johnson of Buena @brhschiefs to wrestle with a cover over his dreadlocks. It was either an impromptu haircut, or a forfeit. Johnson chose the haircut, then won by sudden victory in OT to help spark ...

Facebook Joins Community Activists, Civic Leaders In Baltimore To Lower Violent Crime

Facebook, one of the biggest technology companies on the planet, has joined community activists and Baltimore’s civic leaders in an effort to decrease violence in Charm City.

How Holiday Food Poisoning Could Lead To Long-Term GI Issue

he Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 48 million episodes of food poisoning per year, with cases spiking around the holidays during November and December.

Maryland Motorists Reminded To ‘Drive Sober’ This Holiday Season

This holiday season, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding Americans that it is never okay to drive impaired. Motorists traveling in the coming weeks can expect to see increased law enforcement on the road as part of ...

Could The “Yellow Vest” Movement Inspire Americans?

"Sometimes, debilitating fury is all that is left, and it may only be a matter of time before Americans finally realize that they can demand more."

Dear Black People: Adoption Is A Great Option

"Nearly 23 percent of African-American children are being raised by a grandparent due to a number of socio-political and sicio-economic issues— mass incarceration, health issues, divorce, unemployment. Black folks step up when our children need us and many children we ...

Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

If holiday lists seem bigger than budgets, turning to a high-interest, “small dollar” loan can turn joy and merriment into a financial quagmire.

IN MEMORIAM: My Legacy with George Herbert Walker Bush

"Bush was tapped on the shoulder many more times, like when he created a Yale chapter of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) in 1948, gave royalties from his book to the UNCF, and had his brother Jonathan serve as ...

Heart Failure . . . And Success

Heart failure hospitalizes more than 1 million Americans annually. About half are back in the hospital within six months of diagnosis; the average stay lasts five days. That's a huge burden for patients— and for caregivers, who may not live ...

George H. W. Bush - American Hero

"Let us thank our Lord for sending George H.W. Bush our way. Our future is now secure. May God bless the Bush family."

The Great White Hope

"James Earl Jones portrayed world heavyweight boxing champ Jack Johnson, whose power and persona took white America by surprise in the early 1900’s. Johnson presented a double threat to the status quo; he violated laws that forbade him white female ...

The Moral Burden of Thanksgiving

"In the true spirit of Thanksgiving, this is a time not to focus on one big meal on one big day. This is a time to commit and work even harder to end poverty and hunger in this land of ...

Criminal Justice Reform Long Overdue For Black America

The time is now for action, not more partisan debate. No more postponements. No more excuses. The U.S. Congress should pass the First Step Act. We want equal justice. Criminal justice reform for black America is long overdue.

From A Digital Desert To An Entrepreneurial Hub

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has launched a prototype project that, if successful, will transform minority, low-income and rural communities from forgotten places into entrepreneurial hubs of economic innovation. Our goal is to create communities with access to ...

When Trump Was Afraid Of The Weather, And Other Insults To Veterans

November 11, 2018 was not an insignificant date. It was not just another Veteran’s Day. One hundred years prior “The Great War”—as World War I was referenced—was ended with a cease-fire or armistice. Thus, November 11 was known originally as ...