Thursday, June 4, 2020

ONYX Magazine honors FAMU’s Graham

A 17-year veteran of Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was recently recognized by ONYX Magazine as one of its 2020 Women on...

Celebrating Women All Year Long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements. The month was a...

Teaching kids about food, science connection

Former White House chef helps create gardens, lesson plans BY JOYCE GANNON PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PITTSBURGH — As executive pastry chef at the White House under...

A long journey for a library card

Former Shaw University student receives card denied her 73 years ago BY SARAH NAGEM NEWS & OBSERVER/TNS RALEIGH, N.C. — Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw...

More than half of Americans have gone a year without a vacation

BY HUGO MARTIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS If you haven’t taken a vacation in a year, you aren’t alone. More than 135 million Americans, or 56 percent, say...

Report: Nearly half of young Black men in Chicago not working

EURWEB A report released by the UIC Great Cities Institute is truly troubling. Forty-seven percent of 20-24 year old Black men in Chicago were not in...

Ready for recovery

Tools to prepare for emergency response From Family Features Organizations often send out an all-staff email if bad weather is predicted, but would you know what...

‘Our progress is on the ballot’

Obama reiterates why Blacks should vote for Clinton during speech at Congressional Black Caucus dinner. Editor’s note: This address was given by President Obama at...

A SALUTE TO SUCCESSFUL BLACK MEN

ONYX Magazine honors 25 business and community leaders from around the state.   PHOTOS COURTESY OF ONYX MAGAZINEChristian...

Diversity at Olympics

Blacks participating in Winter Games the highest in history BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Forget about using #OlympicsSoWhite during the 2018 Winter...