From the Chronicle of Higher Education: Many students graduate with manageable debt or no education loans, but almost 17 percent of graduates in 2008 borrowed $30,500 or more to get their bachelor’s degrees, according to a new analysis. Click here to view photos. A report released today by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, […]

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday launched an effort to get voters who propelled him to victory in 2008 to rally behind Democrats and help turn back Republicans in November congressional elections. Click here to view photos. Obama, in a video message distributed to his supporters, formally leaped into the election campaigns for November […]

From the NY Daily News: Ethnic frictions are rising in city politics this election year, as black and Latino candidates – who routinely pay lip service to interracial solidarity – are squaring off in districts around the city. Click here to see photos. In Harlem, Puerto Rico-born Adam Clayton Powell 4th is running against longtime […]

WASHINGTON — The last time Barack Obama was in Asheville, N.C., he complained he was too busy to play golf. The president plans to fix that this weekend. Obama and his family were to leave the White House at midday Friday and fly to Asheville, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. […]

VIA:  SmokeyRobinson.Com The dictionary defines the popular term “comfort food” as “food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.” It has been known to have a buffering effect as it soothes the soul and spurs memories of more “comforting” times. If that concept holds up in the kitchen, then it […]

The legendary Smokey Robinson has been a pillar in the African American music scene since the inception of Motown. Follow us as we celebrate Smokey Robinson during this Black History month.

The legendary Smokey Robinson has been a pillar in the African American music scene since the inception of Motown. Follow us as we celebrate Smokey Robinson during this Black History month.

VIA:  History.Com On January 18, 1958, hockey player Willie O’Ree of the Boston Bruins takes to the ice for a game against the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first black to play in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, O’Ree was the son of a civil engineer, in one […]

The NAACP elected a health care executive as its youngest board chairman Saturday, continuing a youth movement for the nation’s oldest civil rights organization.  Roslyn M. Brock, 44, was chosen to succeed Julian Bond. She had been vice chairman since 2001 and a member of the NAACP for 25 years. Brock works for Bon Secours Health Systems in Maryland as vice president […]

The NAACP recently elected their youngest Board Chairman Roslyn M. Brock. Read her story here.