The wonderful Irish Repertory Theatre in New York will celebrate their 30th anniversary in style in June at their annual gala when Bill Clinton will be the honoree
The Rep, founded by Ciaran O’Reilly and Charlotte Moore, will pay tribute to Clinto ...
Posted Thursday, April 25th 2019 at 2:23PM
by Taylor Staggers
The legendary Cathy Hughes has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). This esteemed honor from NAB certainly seals the Urban One founder’s place among the greatest entrepreneurs and media personalities of all time.
Posted Thursday, April 18th 2019 at 7:00PM
“We need more research, we need more treatments, and we need a more robust safety net for people who struggle...” -Anita F., LUNG FORCE Hero
Research holds the key to a world free from lung disease.
We’re working on so many groundbreaking proj ...
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2019 at 1:35PM
His new book, ‘What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker,’ takes you into the brain of the most anxious black man in Pittsburgh
Damon Young is a Very Smart Brotha who is riddled with neuroses. And now, everyone who buys a copy of his first solo ...
Posted Wednesday, April 10th 2019 at 4:26PM
Join the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. as members and youth from across their global network convene in Las Vegas, NV for the 33rd Annual Conference. Individuals and corporations who demonstrate leadership excellence will be recognized.
Living le ...
Posted Friday, March 8th 2019 at 4:35PM
Africa’s biggest and most profitable airline, Ethiopian Airlines, on Friday celebrated the 2019 International Women’s Day, IWD, with an all female operated flight to the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
The Stockholm – Oslo flight arrived in Norway in the ...
Posted Friday, March 8th 2019 at 4:28PM
Often described as mothers to the nations their husbands lead, Africa’s first ladies are often expected to be unifying figures, serving the president of the nation and the voters who entrusted him the mandate to lead.
A first lady by definition is ...
Posted Friday, March 8th 2019 at 11:09AM
Fayetteville State University accounting professor Robert McGee has won 445 medals in martial arts competitions.
Robert McGee was 65 when he returned to the martial arts he had practiced when he was younger.
“I didn’t know if I could do it anym ...
Posted Thursday, March 7th 2019 at 8:37PM
First lady Melania Trump speaks at the 2019 International Women of Courage Awards at the Department of State in Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
WASHINGTON — Melania Trump is honoring women from around the world with ...
Posted Thursday, March 7th 2019 at 11:37AM
Lent is under way, and that means fish fries and Lenten restaurant specials are popping up everywhere. Around the metro area, plenty of churches (especially Catholic) and fraternal organizations such as the Knights of Columbus have fish fries. Prices ...
Posted Thursday, March 7th 2019 at 10:50AM
Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image.
The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum’s summer exhibition.
Using an iPad, she shared an image on the official royal family Instagram acc ...
Posted Thursday, March 7th 2019 at 10:40AM
By Pam Wright
Communities Struggling to Recover from Devastating Tornado Damage
At a Glance
- Alabama residents are beginning the difficult task of rebuilding their lives after Sunday's deadly tornado outbreak.
- Here are ways in which you can help the victims.
The search continued T ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 2:35PM
Chicago was once called the worst school district in the United States. Today, though, high school graduation rates there are rising, as are ACT scores, GPAs, and the number of students enrolled in AP courses. And gains in elementary test scores outp ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 2:05PM
Chicago State University, a public university with a predominantly Black student body, received a generous donation of $100,000 from Alpha Kappa Alpha.
Breanna Edwards Mar, 04, 2019
The nation’s oldest Black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 1:04PM
Photographed on February 22, 2019.
Melania Trump waves to the media before getting into a waiting vehicle at Boeing Field in Seattle on Monday afternoon. The first lady visited Microsoft to talk and learn about keeping kids safe online. (Ellen M. ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 12:50PM