4 hrs ago
Kansas City InfoZine
Lower Rates of Adult Hypertension in Two-parent Homes
Reported in the Dec. 12, 2013, issue of the journal Hypertension, this is the first study of an African-American population to document an association between childhood family living arrangements and blood pressure.
8 hrs ago
Librarian Belle Greene rewrote past to build her future
When 26-year-old Belle de Costa Greene was ushered into J. Pierpont Morgan's office in his nearly completed library on the corner of Madison Avenue and 36th Street, she had much of which to be proud.
12 hrs ago
Lawrence reflects on past 20 years
Hilltop Senior Citizens Center Executive Director Iris Lawrence, seated, reads a note while being honored during a celebration Thursday at the center.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
A new species of horse, 4.4 million years old
Two teams of researchers, including a scientist from Case Western Reserve University, have announced the discovery of a new species of fossil horse from 4.4 million-year-old fossil-rich deposits in Ethiopia.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Recent Findings in Nanoparticles Described by Researchers from Howard University
Films were prepared with 13, 16 and 22 at. % Ag and measured over a temperature range 77-500 degrees K. Conduction takes place at low temperatures by variable rang hopping in localized states at the Fermi level and by thermal activation over grain boundaries at higher temperatures."
Bridal Bliss: The Power Of Love
Lovers and Friends Courtney and Segun became friends their sophomore year at Howard University.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
What Senator Rand Paul's visit to Motown means for Republicans
Senator Rand Paul, the Kentucky Republican who has become the Libertarian voice of Congress, found himself in Detroit on Thursday, December 6, to meet with Detroit community leaders to honor the opening of the Michigan GOP's new African-American Engagement Office.
Howard University to host tribute to Mandela
South Africa's ambassador will join a memorial tribute for Nelson Mandela on the campus of Howard University in Washington.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
25 years of love for Howard University
"The things about it that I love are its mission and its motto: truth and service.
Day of Action Unites Students, Teachers in Protest
Eighteen-year-old Tre Murphy, a native of Baltimore, has been active in social justice concerns since the age of 12, he says.
J'can Embassy in US hosts UWI reception
THE Jamaican Embassy in Washington, DC, recently hosted a reception to promote the University of the West Indies in an apparent bid by the educational institution to attract more students.
Movie Review: 'The Butler'
Actor Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey attend LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER Los Angeles premiere, hosted by TWC, Budweiser and FIJI Water, Purity Vodka and Stack Wines, held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on August 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Howard University students honor Nelson Mandela
Nineteen years ago, in 1994, Nelson Mandela spoke at Howard University before many of the current freshmen were born, but that did not stop them from setting up an exhibit in his honor, according to a press release from Howard on Sunday, Dec. 2013.
Amber Robles-Gordon impresses at Art Basel
Amber Robles-Gordon , an accomplished mixed media artist, is a featured participant in this year's Prizm Art Fair .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority to host 11th Annual Debutante Cotillion
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will host its 11th annual debutante cotillion at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum at 7 p.m. Saturday.
2015: JP Clark to Jonathan's Opponents: Produce one-term agreement with Mr. President
WHEN erudite and iconic poet, Professor JP Clark, came downstairs into his expansive sitting room that could pass for an arts-gallery, on Thursday evening, for an interview with Sunday Vanguard, he could have been mistaken for a 60-year old man.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
On Common Ground News
Atlanta leaders react as world mourns Nelson Mandela
South Africa's "greatest son," Nelson Mandela, has died. The former South African President passed away Thursday night after a long illness.
Howard trustee: I've been ostracized since letter release
The Howard University trustee who put her alma mater's problems out in the open this year says she's been "isolated and ostracized" as a result of her letter calling for major changes at the university.
Campus Alerts Not Always Reaching Students
College kids are wired these days, carrying laptops and smart phones. You would assume they're easy to reach at a moment's notice, but after a series of recent campus sex assaults around the country, the News4 I-Team started investigating and found some colleges are still facing an uphill battle when trying to get emergency warnings out.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Florida Times-Union
Civic leader Chester Aikens dies Thursday
Mayor Alvin Brown presents a Trailblazer award to Chester A. Aikens, the first African American from Jacksonville to be National Dental Association President.