I only recently embraced my status as an “elder.” Actually, I describe myself as an “episodic elder,” eager enough to take one of those lovely “senior” discounts when it serves my purpose, yet reluctant to turn in my party card.
A new movie, second term for mayor and summer approaching has all eyes on Chicago’s politicians, police, people, and body count
On Monday, May 18, Rahm Emanuel stood on stage at The Chicago Theatre, a landmark located on State Street in the famed Loop, to take the oath of office beginning his second term as mayor.
300 Men March Group and Others Speak & Step-Out Against Continuing Baltimore Violence
One day after the 100th homicide in Baltimore was recorded, a group held a rally calling for people to get involved in stopping the violence wracking the city.
The once-increasing number of Americans getting some kind of public assistance from the U.S. government may be slowing down, according to new information from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Nine Georgia deputies were fired May 8 in connection with the death of a Nigerian man while in police custody five months earlier.
The record high American graduation rate masks large gaps among low income students and those with disabilities compared to their peers.
The number of Americans who don’t affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years, making the faith group researchers call “nones’’ the second-largest in total numbers behind evangelicals, according to a Pew Research Center study released Tuesday.
Hip-hop culture is about transformation. It is more than a global genre of music. Hip-hop is a transcendent cultural phenomena that speaks to the soul, mind, body and spirit of what it means to dare to change the world into a better place. Hip-hop is not just about acquiring funds or “stacking paper.”
On any given day, nearly one in four children in foster care is taking at least one psychotropic medication – more than four times the rate for all children.
YOUR VOICE: Did Georgia do the right thing when it joined 24 other states that are suing the Obama Administration over amnesty for young illegal aliens?
Shaniya Colonel, Riverdale “I don’t think it’s fair they are blaming the kids for their parents’ actions… There is so much opportunity here for work and colleges and I guess, by sending them back, you are limiting their opportunities in life. I think Georgia should let it go.”
Nine times out of ten, persons asked would say they have faith. Perhaps you believe you believe in a sovereign God.
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Smith, the first African American woman to appear on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976, is reaching out to minorities who are battling Alzheimer’s disease.
Consumption of an African diet for only two weeks may reduce the risk of colon cancer, according to a University of Pittsburgh study published in Nature Communications.
Contrary to the myth, though Black men are more likely to live apart from their children than Whites, they are more involved in the lives of their children than Whites and Hispanics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.
Have you succumbed to the notion yet that prayer will get you through it? The ‘it’ I’m referring to is everything. If you’re like me then the truth is at times you’re not very enthusiastic about your faith.
Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) renamed its library in honor of renowned surgeon Dr. M. Delmar Edwards on Friday.
Shelby Johnson, Atlanta “Demilitarize immediately. I don’t know why every cop on the street has enough riot gear to to take on a militia. I think that’s not cool.
“Americans don’t want to imagine that our racist history is actually an ongoing racist reality. We like to look at racism as a thing that has gotten better (if not gone away completely) and that the way black Americans are treated in society is actually colorblind.”
When he moves his lips.
Though originally intended as a joke, the number of candidates who have declared as for president have already ushered in a cascade of lies – and the situation will only grow worse as more climb aboard.