Category : Midwest

Midwest / Illinois - 6 days ago

New scholars program to open top college doors

Schuler Scholar Program staffers welcomed Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy Principal Shannae Jackson (center, b/w scarf) to their Lake Forest office on June 20, 2018 for a meeting about the launch of a new Schuler Scholar partnership a...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 days ago

Lesson of 9-11: come together

Vernon A. Williams By Vernon A. Williams On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2014, the nation’s chief executive officer awakened from bed to do his favorite thing – hop on Twitter. On the sad commemoration of the 17th year since the most braz...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 6 days ago

FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes is correct move

rolandmey / PixabayJoint Statement by Alderman Michael J. Murphy and Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson The FDA’s announcement of a crackdown on E-cigarettes sales among youth is an encouraging step toward better public health for all. In his statem...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 6 days ago

NYC Forum to Address Black Wealth Gap

The forum will be held on October 17th, 8:30 to 10am at Mist Harlem (46 West 116th Street) Shawn D. Rochester, author of The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in AmericaNew York, NY (BlackNews.com) — The financial cost of racial discrimination in...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 6 days ago

Book Helps “Emotionally Constipated” Black Men

Dr. William “Flip” Clay and his book coverLARGO, MD (BlackNews.com) — Over 35 million children and 70 million adults suffer from trauma. Research shows that of the 45.7 million black people living in the United States, 16 percent had a diagnosable...