Unemployment at an All-Time High
The country is in the worst economic state it's ever experienced since the 1930s. Reports reveal the country's unemployment rate has risen to 9.8% and the US economy shed 263,000 jobs in September. For Blacks and Afr ...
Posted Monday, October 5th 2009 at 9:02AM
In the October 9, 2009, edition of the Afro American Newspaper (Vol. 118 No. 8), the beautiful and intelligent African-American woman doctor, who is also President of the National Medical Association (association of black doctors) and with an interna ...
Posted Sunday, October 4th 2009 at 10:06AM
Did you miss the "You Are The Solution" Forum in Chicago? ~ The solutions to problems in the Black community are not outside of the Black community. The solutions are not in what we say, but in what we do. You are the solution! Don't just talk a ...
Posted Sunday, October 4th 2009 at 9:23AM
Right around this time of year (sometimes as far back as summer), I begin planning and purchasing the Christmas gifts I will give to the little girls in my life and donations. So I am reading this article that was posted on Black Voices this morning ...
Posted Sunday, October 4th 2009 at 8:46AM
I hope you all are doing well. I have been sailing on such peace of mind...and work. I taped a radio show with Host Pastor Shirley Russell for her Heaven600/Heaven600.com program: Peace of Mind! You must check out the ...
Posted Saturday, October 3rd 2009 at 10:26AM
President Obama has expressed his approval of Senator Baucus' version of Healthcare Reform proposal. That version includes that healthcare insurance will be mandatory. Of course, the healthcare mandate will not affect or be imposed on anyone with a ...
Posted Thursday, September 24th 2009 at 9:23PM
Rudeness has become the (or fast becoming) norm for the media in covering President Obama's ideals for change. Especially, this is magnified with the thrust for healthcare reform. With all the negative coverage about town hall meetings and now that C ...
Posted Monday, September 21st 2009 at 7:38PM
Hey, y'all! Howyabeendoin'?
I did it again, I know, but I got a great excuse this time. I have been swamped with healthcare reform and homework! But I had to make sure you all knew about the Baltimore Book Festival this weekend!
The Baltimor ...
Posted Monday, September 21st 2009 at 7:21PM
Rudeness has become the (or fast becoming) norm for the media in covering President Obama's ideals for change. Especially, this is magnified with the thrust for healthcare reform. With all the negative coverage about town hall meetings and now that ...
Posted Monday, September 21st 2009 at 1:31PM
I'm sure we’d all agree much of our society and educational system is failing to inspire many of our children rather than inspiring them to not fail.
The Better Detroit Youth Movement was born out of an ongoing frustration with the lack of effort ...
Posted Saturday, September 19th 2009 at 8:39PM
Yesterday I was commenting about how First Lady Michelle never smiled duringthe presidential address last week. It boethered mefor some reason. Her smiles usually indicates to me her confidence in our President. I saw worry on her face last wee ...
Posted Thursday, September 17th 2009 at 12:38PM
WHAT: President Obama will appear in person to discuss Healthcare Reform and take questions.
Where: University of Maryland - College Park
1 Terrapin Trail
College Park ...
Posted Wednesday, September 16th 2009 at 2:47PM
Based on a survey conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and in September 14, 2009's New England Journal of Medicine, 62.9 percent of nationwide physicians support proposals to expand health care coverage that include having a public and pri ...
Posted Wednesday, September 16th 2009 at 2:07PM
According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), people with more education live longer and experience better health outcomes. The brief looks at three major intertwined pathways through which advanced education is linked with good health. Th ...
Posted Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 5:38PM
It's never too late or too early to plan for financing a college education. Below is a list of scholarships sent by a friend. He is very passionate about why blacks do NOT apply for scholarships and then the available money is returned to the sender.
Why do we allow scholarship funds to ...
Posted Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 5:10PM
This is an article I found on Black Voices. It has me wondering what do we think is due us during these economic times?
"The Black Middle Class is in a severe state of decline as a result of the economic crisis begun in September 2008. Foreclosu ...
Posted Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 4:36PM
By LINDA DEUTSCH
AP Special Correspondent
Guest: Many wept during Jackson's Calif. funeral
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Paris Jackson wept as she stepped into the mausoleum where her father, Michael, was to be entombed. Katherine Jackson, overcom ...
Posted Friday, September 4th 2009 at 12:02PM
The first workshop to stop foreclosures sponsored by Congressman Elijah Cummings in Maryland was held in June at Morgan State University and it was a huge success!
Many, many foreclosures were prevented and interest payments substantially reduce ...
Posted Friday, September 4th 2009 at 11:27AM
The University of Chicago has just released clinical research data that demonstrates how healthcare reform will significantly impact reducing federal dollars spent on sugar diabetes health costs. In a report published by Health Affairs, this researc ...
Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2009 at 7:32PM
Discover how one African-American woman conquered the odds and recovered from a mental condition known as Bipolar!
"Cooling Well Water: A Collection of Work By An African-American Bipolar Woman" ISBN 13 978-0-9754612-0-4 reveals the positive side ...
Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2009 at 2:36PM
I was reading and ran across this little article. It has stuck out in my mind because I just finished all that reading about fruits and vegetables and how they affect depression. This is good timing because we learn that we can plant ...
Posted Monday, August 31st 2009 at 12:11PM
We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it, and just popping it into our mouths. It's not as easy as you think. It's important to know HOW and WHEN to eat.
What is the correct way of eating fruits?
Posted Friday, August 28th 2009 at 3:27PM
(Taken from Black Voices 8/26/09)
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving brother in an enduring political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history, died Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod after a yearlong ...
Posted Wednesday, August 26th 2009 at 6:13PM
Below is a list of all the Congresspersons who support Healthcare Reform and who got our President's back!
If your state is listed, you can make a quick call and say, "Thank you for supporting Healthcare Reform" anytime it is convenient for you. ...
Posted Sunday, August 23rd 2009 at 6:33PM