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Local and national news sites do not always adequately cover what happening in our black communites. If Rev. Jesse Jackson is holding an economic summit, we want to know about it. When a multi-superstar entertainer donates $100,000 to a HBCU, we want to know about it. Find those types of community stories and more.

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Changing the Perception of Blacks in Sci-Fi and Fantasy

With the launch of the third Legend of the Mantamaji book, television director and author Eric Dean Seaton explores the positive representation of people of color in comics and sci-fi...

Forty-Eight Percent of Black Teen Girls Have An STD

Forty-eight percent is not a new stat. My concern is that it has become the norm and is unacceptable. One fourth of White female teens have an STD...

Open Letter to America's Youth About Gun Violence

I was an inner-city tough guy. That was my life, my culture. It defined me. I wasn't worried about my future. Future? ...

Young Black Pilots Inspire Youth

Pilots Jonathan Neal, 32, and Wayne Tonkins, 23, are on a mission to help the community soar with its new aviation program for youth. Outreach Aviation (OA), a nonprofit organization based in Maryland ...

How To Spot Children at Risk For Alcohol Abuse

Many parents shy away from topics like sex, drugs and alcohol when talking to their kids. But alcoholism can start an an early age, and the National Institutes of Health has ...

African-American Tradition of Giving

The authors of Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness reflect on the tradition of giving ...

10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success & Find Greatness

The authors of Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness offer clear advice for African-Americans who ...

Tuskegee's Historic Partnership with Curtis D. Robinson Men's Health Institute

A collaborative effort between Tuskegee University and the Curtis D. Robinson Men's Health Institute of Hartford, CT could help men worldwide ...

The Makings of Modern Mis-Education

Black children in America are still at a disadvantage in the classroom. According to author and political/economic consultant Ezrah Aharone, the absense...

Suicide Prevention and Black Youth

According a study in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in a given year, African American ...

Saving Lives and Limbs -- at the Barbershop

Dr. Bill Releford is a medical dynamo who has gained international acclaim for launching and inspiring a national health movement that has saved lives ...

African-Americans Still Believe In the Dream

Even though a recent downward shift in the economy has affected many Black families, nearly eight out of 10 African-Americans still ...

Why Black Engineers Choose the Military

Fifty years ago, the military offered one of the few avenues of upward mobility for ...

The Psycho-Academic War Against Black Boys

Psychologist Umar Abdullah-Johnson's theory of black male alienation suggests that a cycle of repression has sent more black men to jail than to college ...


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