Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

By Ron Todt and Jay ReevesAssociated Press Protesters gather outside a Starbucks in Philadelphia, Sunday, April 15, 2018, where two black men were arrested Thursday after Starbucks employees called the police to say the men were trespassing. The arr...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

HBCUs Prepare For Busy 2018 Graduation Season

HAMPTON ROADS Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax will address graduates and their families at Norfolk State University, which will hold its commencement on May 5 in the William Dick Price Stadium at 9 a.m. NSU is one of the Commonwealth’s six schoo...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

Outdoor Market at Pepper Place to open Saturday

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff The Outdoor Market at Pepper Place returns Saturday, April 14 with fresh produce, food and more. (contributed)The whipsawing temperatures the past few weeks may make some people question whether it’s really spring in Alab...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

Skin Matters: What Are Keloids?

Keloids are raised thick scars which develop in the skin as a result of injury or surgery. The ability for keloids to develop is inherited. Keloids develop as a response to penetrating injury to the skin which leads to an abnormal scar. Keloids are...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

Medical Tests That Can Save Your Life

(TriceEdneyWire.com) Health indicators consistently confirm that African-Americans suffer disproportionately from leading diseases, as well as die earlier. In light of this, it is especially important for African-Americans to get accustomed to havin...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

A Review: A Dangerous Disgraced

Pakistani American playwright Ayad Akhtar’s “Disgraced,” currently in production at the Virginia Stage Company, is often described as “dangerous,” chiefly because of its potential to fire the ire of the rare far-right extremist who, perhaps by mere...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 months ago

Mrs. Alice Mae Ellis Hollloway Celebrates At Age 100

The year 1918 is remembered as the year in which WWI ended. 1918 was also the year of the Spanish Flu pandemic which lasted approximately one year (1918 – 1919). Woodrow Wilson was president, and  Ford’s famous Model T was in the middle of its 19 ye...