Former President Barack Obama re-emerged into the public eye on Monday after spending the first three months of his post-presidency life writing a book, vacationing with celebrities, and kite-surfing.
During Obama’s highly-anticipated public appearance, he participated in a 90-minute forum about community organizing and civic engagement with six young men and …read more
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“They’re trying to keep their split top secret and away from the public. They’ve actually been separated for awhile now,” a source …read more
(Image: Child with malaria in Ethiopia | Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
In wake of World Malaria Day on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will begin testing the first malaria vaccine in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi starting in 2018.
According to a …read more
This past week, a young couple committed suicide only a few days apart. Mercedes Smith was found unresponsive in her dorm room at Lindsey Wilson College on Thursday, April 20. She was reportedly suffering from depression. A few days later on Saturday, April 22, her …read more
Avery*Sunshine is just what her surname suggests: sunshine. During our half-hour phone chat, her ebullient spirit was evident. She seemed to be more of a long-lost friend than the rising star who has been heating up the Billboard R&B charts for the last seven years with …read more
Constituents have roughed up Republicans, and even some Democrats, at recent town hall meetings. But that’s not the case for California’s freshman senator.
Still not convinced that you should register for the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit? Well, here are just a handful of reasons why you should meet us in Houston next month for this amazing four-day conference!
For the past several weeks, business mogul William F. Pickard, Ph.D., has shared excerpts from his new book, Millionaire Moves: Seven Proven Principles of Entrepreneurship, as part of our #MillionaireMovesMonday series.
Here’s a look at the topics he has discussed thus far:
I recently wrote about the American College of Financial Services and its new scholarship fund aimed at increasing the number of African Americans in financial services. The scholarship, which will cover 100% of the cost to earn a professional designation, is part of an effort whose goal is to …read more
Serena Williams‘ pregnancy announcement was a big surprise to everyone now the mom-to-be is opening up on Instagram about her pregnancy.
My Dearest Baby, you gave me the strength I didn’t know I had. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace. I can’t wait to meet …read more
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, making the city the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.
The Liberty Place monument, which commemorates whites who tried to …read more
Waters called into The Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about just that, the future of the Democratic Party and more including Bill O’Reilly’s exit from FOX News.
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This is an excerpt from a Medium blog post written by Demetria Gallagher, former Senior Advisor for Policy and Inclusive Innovation at the U.S. Department of Commerce under the Obama administration.
We know that not every person who works for an airline is on one, but it definitely seems that we’re hearing more and more stories of folks showing out.
Case in point: An American Airlines flight attendant was recently suspended after a video surfaced of an altercation between him, a mother …read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon.
The fire broke out Sunday afternoon, on a street full of single-family homes in the middle class neighborhood of Queens Village, a …read more
An Illinois judge is allowing a group of teens to sue Empire for filming the show in the juvenile prison they reside in.
Blueprint + Co., the new venture from Shark Tank star Daymond John, is not your average co-working space.
CHANHASSEN, MN – If this weekend is any indication, Prince’s legacy is assured. 2,000 Prince lovers came out to Minnesota to celebrate the man and to see where he lived, worked and sadly died at the age of 57, last April.
Morris Hayes onstage at the Celebration.
“Being here …read more
Former President Barack Obama is taking a break from vacationing and writing his memoir. Next week he will speak to students at the University of Chicago on Monday—this is his first public event since leaving the White House.
Mary J. Blige’s divorce just keeps getting messier and messier.
According to new court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Blige, 46, claims her estranged husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs spent more than $420,000 during their marriage on “travel charges” that involved his girlfriend.
Blige also says that Isaacs refuses to …read more
Florida State Senator Frank Artiles resigned Friday after he went on a racist rant referring to colleagues as the N-word, reports The Huffington Post.
From The Huffington Post:
Artiles was at a members-only club in Tallahassee on Monday when he went on a profanity-laden …read more
With prom season in full-effect, one Florida teen is slaying in a stunning gown that honors those who have fallen victim to police and state violence.
Designed by Terrance Torrence, 17-year-old Milan Morris’ floor length mermaid gown boasts black and white pictures of those whose who lives were lost too soon …read more
Oaklanders who were put behind bars for offenses related to marijuana possession over the last decade will be the first individuals to receive legal weed permits under a new program launched by the city. According to East Bay Express, on Tuesday the City Council passed the …read more
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An investigation has been launched after Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala was sent a noose in the mail. Ayala is Florida’s first …read more
For reasons we just do not understand, Kim Zolciak-Biermann is officially returning to The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Networking has an important role in business success and yet there are many people who dislike networking and avoid it like the plague. There are others who attend many networking events but aren’t really getting the most out of them. I have attended networking events and didn’t meet a single …read more