www.washingtonpost.com By Jessica Contrera Photos by Bonnie Jo Mount   northfork, w.va. —Another morning, another list of patients and problems in the hands of 35-year-old Keisha Saunders. Diabetes, depression, heart disease. Robert needs lower blood pressure. Buffy needs prescriptions filled. Mary needs to...
www.rollonigstone.com "We miss her and hurt for her presence, her radiance, and the sincerity with which she loved & embraced life," family says of "We Are Family" singer By  Daniel Kreps Joni Sledge, who along with her three sisters founded the R&B...
www.thehuffingtonpost.com By Taryn Finley Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.) took a glorious stroll down memory lane on Twitter this International Women’s Day. The congresswoman posted a powerful throwback photo at the 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston. In the photo, Waters stands next...
www.blackamericaweb.com By Tonya Pendleton, BlackAmericaWeb.com There are days I’d like to take off being a Black woman. It’s those days when I want to forget that I sometimes wake up and check my phone just to see what I need to be...
www.thegrio.com Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson is officially the former president of the HBCU, three months earlier than anticipated, according to HBCU Digest. The move comes just days after Wilson penned a letter in reaction to his White House...
www.people.com BY SANDRA SOBIERAJ WESTFALL To some, they might seem an unlikely twosome: a former president and former first lady from two different administrations, different political parties, different generations and different upbringings. But George W. Bush tells PEOPLE that he feels a...
www.theadvocate.com By Elizabeth Crisp Dozens of leaders of the nation's historically black colleges and universities — including leaders from several Louisiana schools — met with President Donald Trump on Monday to discuss the future of HBCUs. But at least one is now voicing concern over...
www.thehuffingtonpost.com By Jesse Mechanic Writer. Founding Editor of TheOvergrown.com   Restarted the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. 2. Instituted a federal hiring freeze that blocked 2,000 vital, new positions at the VA, and indefinitely suspended Army childcare programs for vets. 3. Approved...
www.thegrio.com On Tuesday evening, as President Donald Trump addressed Congress for the first time, several of the 66 members of the House Democratic Women’s Working Group wore “suffragette white” as a show of solidarity for women’s rights. The decision to wear white...
www.cnn.com By Steve Almasy, Ralph Ellis and Nick Valencia, CNN (CNN)The man accused of driving a truck into a Mardi Gras parade crowd, injuring 28 people, had a blood-alcohol level almost three times the legal limit, New Orleans police said Sunday. Neilson...