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Blacks in the South and Midwest hurt most by jobless cuts

South and Midwest slashed unemployment benefits after the Great Recession, claiming it was an effort to save money and boost the economy, they only succeeded in disproportionately hurting Black families already struggling to make ends meet. ...

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Young Black political leaders emerge as triple threat

Young Black political leaders emerge as triple threat ...

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Stolen land; stolen legacy

Stolen land; stolen legacy By Starla Vaughns Cherin      African American David Irving purchased 110 acres of property in Saluda, South Carolina in 1917. A beautiful parcel of land bordered on the north by Clouds Creek. On the map it’s near Prosperity High-way and a remembrance of the American Revolution, the Clouds Creek Massacre of American patriots in 1781. Irving paid $2,750 on Nov. 28, 1917 in a deed t ...

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Air Force Officer wins Miss Black USA 2014 Title

The Miss Black USA Pageant and Scholarship Foundation recently announced Miss Black Colorado Jasmine Alexander as the new Miss Black USA 2014 ...

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Local inspirational teacher, Brenton Owen Wan, dies at 60

Local inspirational teacher, Brenton Owen Wan, dies at 60 ...

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Back To School Education Information

Back To School ...

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Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Local Engines for Healthier Communities

The Jessie Trice Community Health Center, Inc., as well as others throughout south Florida and the nation, will take part in a weeklong celebration to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care. ...

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HIV/AIDS: What educators should know

HIV/AIDS: What educators should know ...

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With students as top priority, Florida chooses replacement for FCAT

Florida children have the opportunity to succeed, Florida Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Pam Stewart recently announced a new test has been selected to replace the FCAT 2.0 exams beginning with the 2014-15 school year ...

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