New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson recently shared his thoughts about the Confederate battle flag on Facebook, and his story is grabbing attention.
Watson begins with an explanation about how the flag makes him feel:
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 9:57AM
They Have Names: These Are The Victims Of The Charleston Church Massacre
Before we burn Dylann Roof's tainted names in our minds, let's take time out to remember his victims ...
Posted Thursday, June 18th 2015 at 9:30PM
In an exclusive interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal answers questions about her racial identity.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC» Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/M ...
Posted Thursday, June 18th 2015 at 10:14AM
CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield issued an apology Sunday for calling the gunman accused of opening fire at the Dallas police headquarters "courageous and brave."
"Yesterday during a segment on the Dallas police department attack, I used the w ...
Posted Tuesday, June 16th 2015 at 1:08PM
Most teenage girls spend their free time gossiping with their friends and figuring out how to outwit their parents.
But Angela Zhang spends her time somewhat more productively-the 17-year-old has found a possible cure for cancer.
The extraordinary ...
Posted Monday, June 15th 2015 at 12:57PM
People with type 2 diabetes who don’t always have enough money for food have worse blood sugar control than people who don’t worry about where their next meal will come from, new research finds.
“We talk about healthy e ...
Posted Monday, June 15th 2015 at 12:42PM
Rachel Dolezal Steps Down As President Of Spokane NAACP Chapter
Rachel Dolezal has stepped down from her position as president of the NAACP chapter in Spok ...
Posted Monday, June 15th 2015 at 12:10PM
I debated and debated about writing this post, but I kept coming back to the point that I wanted us to have the conversation on our platform and if I did not write it, we would be robbed of that opportunity.
Rachel Dolezal has been in the news heavy ...
Posted Sunday, June 14th 2015 at 3:32PM
The experience of a white woman who says she’s black isn’t the same as the journey of Caitlyn Jenner.
Rachel Dolezal. (Photo: Rachel Dolezal/Facebook)
JUN 12, 2015
Britni Danielle is a regu ...
Posted Friday, June 12th 2015 at 9:27PM
I must emphasize that not all teachers do these things, just as not all parents do the things in my last blog. But it’s instructive, I suppose, to see human flaws and foibles and try to avoid them whenever possible. Always trying to improve, right ...
Posted Thursday, April 4th 2013 at 4:47PM
The technique would involve defective DNA in the mother’s egg being replaced with material from a healthy donor, in order to eliminate the risk of her passing a host of hereditary diseases on to her child. A child would effectively have two mothers a ...
Posted Wednesday, March 27th 2013 at 9:21AM
January 17, 2013---Woods, 37, has enlisted Elin’s brother to help win her back, a source close to the golf superstar, told Jose Lambiet’s Gossip Extra. The former No. 1 golfer in the world, who lives in Jupiter Island, has been begging older brother ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2013 at 4:27PM
January 16, 2013 ---2 Live Crew alum Luther Campbell has jumped into the debate over Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” In an op-ed for the Miami New Times, the former rapper weighs in on Spike Lee, who has publicly taken issue with Tarantino’s ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2013 at 4:20PM
How I'd love to not think about Lance Armstrong. Again. Ever. But I live in Austin. And have lived here since Willie was singing at the Armadillo World Headquarters and George W. Bush was skipping out on National Guard service. We have a bikeway her ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2013 at 8:59AM
18 Lessons Kids Learn from Your Relationship
You can spend countless hours lecturing your offspring on the benefits of being kind, gracious and forgiving people, but the reality is they get most of their how-to information by watching the way their ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2013 at 8:32AM
by Bethany Monk
She was young. She was in college. And like many other women, she believed the lie. It was 1981. After finding out she was pregnant, Carrie Gordon Earll, now a senior policy analyst at CitizenLink, decided to have an abortion. The l ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2013 at 2:39AM
A new dietary supplement containing an extract from red raspberries is currently the hottest diet product in the U.S. — but not without controversy. Critics say the compound — called raspberry ketone — causes such a significant amount of weight loss ...
Posted Thursday, December 27th 2012 at 12:56AM
This Holiday season you are sure to get a present that you don’t want or can’t use. We’ve all gotten them. The solar powered flashlights and Betamax box sets of “Mr. Rogers Neighborhood” just take up space in your closet until you get evicted or lose ...
Posted Thursday, December 27th 2012 at 12:32AM
Are you secretly envious of your co-workers and friends who, like superheroes, never seem to suffer from illnesses like colds or flus, heart issues, stomach problems, even certain cancers, and use far fewer office sick days (or rather, use less sick ...
Posted Thursday, December 27th 2012 at 12:26AM
Whether shepherding legislation they sponsored, collaborating on a strategic workforce plan or educating their peers about healthcare issues, nurses elected to their state legislatures continually draw on their past clinical experiences to promote th ...
Posted Sunday, June 24th 2012 at 8:06AM
(the Grio) An Ohio pastor is attempting to make tithing more interesting by putting a stripper pole on the pulpit to add his sermons on sex. Pastor Mike Scruggs, of Light of Word Ministries in White Oak, said preaching with a neon pink pole and a bed ...
Posted Wednesday, May 30th 2012 at 5:28PM
After (President) Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, a number of unlikely notables have come forward to support his stance. Between the Black conservative preachers who organize against equal rights, otherwise respectable African-American pun ...
Posted Saturday, May 26th 2012 at 5:41PM
As the Raymond vs. Raymond Child Custody battle continues between Usher and his ex-wive, Tameka Foster, the build up seems to have finally gotten to the R&B singer. During an allegation of being a "bad dad", Usher broke down in tears while trying to ...
Posted Saturday, May 26th 2012 at 5:37PM
Hollywood heat. It's Friday night, and the Premiere Supper Club is filled with the young, Black and beautiful set. Think red and purple silk bowties for the men, and sexy off the shoulder dresses for the women. But this evening is a bit different tha ...
Posted Saturday, May 26th 2012 at 5:33PM
Since its inception, EBONY has supported programs that celebrate and nurture young Black women. The EBONY HBCU Campus Queens program honors young women at the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities who are role models of both beauty an ...
Posted Saturday, May 26th 2012 at 5:31PM