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  • Dressing Room #5 - Part 2

    So, my wife Cheryl tells me she wants to go to this discount department store and I’m down with that. She deserved it. Some of her cook books got wet earlier and I thought it’d be nice besides I wanted to go just to see what junk they were trying to s...
  • Leading historically black university supports protecting the opportunity of underrepresented minorities to attend the most selective majority institutions of higher education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 20) - In addition to arguing that diversity in America’s Higher Education system plays a critical role in preparing students to be leaders in business and other pursuits that affect the public interest, the Howard brief argues tha...
  • A Bush administration budget war on poor children? Target: Head Start

    Since 1965, Head Start has helped over 20 million children build the confidence and skills they need to succeed in school and to become the leaders, taxpayers, and productive citizens of the future. Head Start takes a comprehensive approach to supporting...
  • Menopause... A time of change and celebration of mature femininity

    What is menopause, commonly known as “the change”? Not a change, or just any old change, but “THE change”. Most often when menopause is discussed, it is women sharing stories about the physical symptoms they are experiencing:......
  • National womens health network fact sheet: breast cancer and African American women

    Incidence:The breast cancer incidence for African American women is lower than White women, and higher than Latinos. In any one year, 95 out of every 100,000 African American women are diagnosed with breast cancer. In comparison, 112 out of every... ...
  • Dump Lindner: Ellison, Walker challenge state legislators to act

    State Representatives Keith Ellison (58B), Neva Walker (61B) and members of the Minnesota House DFL caucus last week Wednesday filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Arlon Lindner (R-Corcoran)....
  • Marry Merrill Anderson retires after 32 years with Minneapolis Parks, cuts will devastate system

    Mary Merrill Anderson was appointed superintendent of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) by the nine publicly elected commissioners for the board in 1999. She had previously served as MPRB assistant superintendent for the Recreation and Admini...
  • Black America under attack

    In March 2002, Homeland Security Chief Tom Ridge unveiled a new color-coded threat advisory system for the United States. The idea was to create a way to convey the risk of terrorist attacks to federal, state, local authorities an the American people. ...
  • Suicide among Black youth 1980-1995

    Although Black youths have historically had lower suicide rates than have Whites, during 1980-1995, the suicide rate for Black youths aged 10-19 years increased from 2.1 to 4.5 per 100,000 population. ...
  • National Poisons and Inhalants Awareness Week

    By the time they reach eighth grade, one in five students will have used an inhalant to get high. Almost as many eighth graders have used inhalants (18 percent) as have used marijuana (20 percent).1 ...
  • Ecstasy May Be the Drug of Choice for Lonely Teens

    Over the past decade, ecstasy has become a favorite drug among young partygoers. It is one of several club drugs, so called because they were once used mostly at dance clubs, bars, and all-night dance parties known as raves. ...
  • Slave Trading in the 21st Century

    FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA — ESPN recently aired an expose about international students who are being imported to the United States by high schools for the purposes of building successful basketball programs....
  • The Great Black Hope Syndrome

    FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA — How many African American families are looking for the “Great Black Hope”? What is the “Great Black Hope”? The “Great Black Hope” is the one Black athlete who will finally open the eyes of society to the true worth of Afr...
  • Dressing Room #5 - Part 1

    So, I was on LA’s Westside the other day and passed an old clothing store that is no longer with us. And that is when I asked myself, “What the hell is going on in dressing room #5?!” ...
  • $3 million grant launches NorthWay Community Trust

    A product of almost three years of planning, the newly created NorthWay Community Trust last week announced a 10-year partnership engaging Northwest Area Foundation and The Minneapolis Foundation in a long-term effort to reduce poverty and create wealth i...
  • Natural causes: Black female athletes

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -- In the history of sports, as is true of African American sports, the emphasis has mostly been on male athletes. I would like to endorse the changing status of black, female, professional athletes. ...
  • Kordell Stewart: Man in demand

    Black Quarterbacks. Black Quarterbacks. Black Quarterbacks sweeping through the NFL. Soorryyyyyyy for the blatant show of pride. But we have decades and decades and still more decades of the most blatant discrimination in sports to make up for. ...
  • This N That with Tony Mack: Real Deal: Holyfield, MBC are on the rise

    RALEIGH, N.C. ---Evander Holyfield, the boxer, will tell you that he's been blessed inside and outside the ring.His career inside the squared circle speaks for itself:... ...
  • Howard University Received $4 million from Johnson Publishing Co.

    Howard University is to receive a $4 million contribution from John H. Johnson, publisher and chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, publisher of EBONY and JET magazines....
  • Howard University Hosts Women Ambassadors Conference

    Howard University will host the eighth annual “Women Ambassadors Conference” March 27-28. The plenary session will be held on Thursday, March 27, at 10 a.m. in the Blackburn Center East....

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