www.hbculifestyle.com     Sometimes, when things sound too good to be true, they are. However, there are some brilliant exceptions to that old rule, and the Common Black College Application is a shining example. Thanks to this quick and streamlined college application...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Charlie Wilson loves performing on stage to a live audience and, has done so for over 40 plus years. From the glory days of the Gap Band, to his current worldwide status of...
  www.heart.org Heart disease is the  No. 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. As frightening as those statistics are the risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans. The good news is,...
www.blackamericaweb.com By ANDREW DALTON and CHRIS PIZZELLO Associated Press       Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday. The private service was held at Angelus Funeral Home in South Los...
www.cnn.com By Jill Filipovic     According to the Trump administration, the poor could really use a meal-kit service like Blue Apron. In theory... sure! Easier access to more nutritious food is a great idea, and could be part of a broader social...
www.atlantablackstar.com By Daryl Nelson T.I. is on a mission, and it has to do with rebuilding his old neighborhood in the Center Hill section of Atlanta. In 2017 he started a real estate company called Buy Back the Block, and considering what he’s accomplished...
www.thehill.com BY LIZ REICH, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR Despite insistence that it’s not a “moment but a movement,” national attention to the Black Lives Matter organization has faded. Nonetheless, as a scholar of black representation and political movements, it’s clear to me that if...
www.nbcnews.com By David K. Li and Variety CORRECTION (Aug. 2, 2019, 2:28 p.m. ET): An earlier version of this article misstated the terms of ASAP Rocky's release. He is allowed to leave Sweden before a verdict is announced. A Swedish judge ordered ASAP Rocky...
www.newsone.com     A grand jury in Dallas on Friday returned an indictment to charge former police officer Amber Guyger with murder for killing Botham Jean in his own apartment in September. The panel reportedly decided that the manslaughter charges Guyger was initially facing...
www.washingtonpost.com By Marcia Davis  Email the author     On a Friday afternoon in late September, dozens of young black political hopefuls gathered at a restaurant in Northwest Washington to talk strategy and shore one another up. Nearby at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the...