Many of us from academic institutions have lacked the support to facilitate our commitment to addressing an injustice in healthcare that is ongoing in West Africa. This is deeply disappointing but we believe it is correctable.
It's the revolutionary multi-billion-dollar industry nobody's heard of, and it's killing credit card debt for hundreds of thousands of consumers. It's not only disrupting, but completely undressing the traditional credit model.
As we approach your 14th birthday, it is with great trepidation and anxiety that I write this letter to you. I am so proud of the young lady you have become, but I feel I am fighting against the clock to instill in you the life lessons I hold so dear.
On the evening of April 26 I received a phone call that one never wants to get. My younger sister, Keisha told me in a very soft, calm demeanor that our mother passed out. After much anxious questioning, I soon found out that my mother passed away from a heart attack.
Change is long overdue. But I'm not entirely convinced that we're considering the full range of changes that need to take place.
When I heard that Koko Jones, Houston's former percussionist (as well as The Isley Brothers' former percussionist), had embarked on her first album since coming out as a trans woman, I took notice and became very excited to talk to her about her life and music.
Buying your first home, starting a family or purchasing a car are major events that require a lot of financial planning. Unfortunately for millennials, a recent TD Bank survey found that two-thirds of older millennials (ages 24-34) wish they had been more financially prepared for these life events.
For the second time in its ten year history, the African-American Literary Awards Show [AALAS] has canceled its ceremony. The first cancellation in 2005 was due to Hurricane Katrina but this year the challenges appear to be internal.
The NCAA is under attack on all fronts, and the new College Football Playoff system is the latest example of profits trumping the best interest of student-athletes.
If you adopt a marathon approach to money, it can allow you to take a more holistic look at your overall financial picture to see how decisions that you make in your 20s and 30s can impact your 40s, 50s and beyond.
It's clear that Black families want stronger academics to prepare their students for college, the workforce and an better quality of life. To get there, we have to reject the idea that low-income students automatically translate into low-performing schools.
At the forefront of this initiative is second term Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages and his Democratic Minority Caucus colleagues, Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Siela Bynoe.
This journey into a bleak world not fathomed before is intriguing, unnerving and haunting. You'll walk out of the theater feeling like you need to go home to shower and scrub this film off your skin.
Each year, the Howard University Homecoming continues to reach higher heights. This year's Crown, celebrated 90 years of creating a celebrity-filled week of events to recognize and commemorate the work of the University's students and alumni.
At a time when society needs it the most, Dr. Kingsley Fletcher proves himself to be a man committed to not only challenging society's misconceptions on Africa's potential, but a leader personally invested in the well-needed restoration of black relations across the globe.
This year has made me question a number of things, my love of New York among them. There was a time I thought that love would be forever unwavering. That, along with my love of writing. Love is funny that way, though. It burns and it burns, white-hot, blindingly hot, until it burns itself out. And I'm all burnt out on New York, on writing, on it all.
Singer Michelle Williams and actor Brian White will headline playwright David E. Talbert's new play, 'What My Husband Doesn't Know.'
Also appearing in the stage production are Ann Nesby and Clifton Davis.
Lena Summer is the envy of all her friends. Big house. Successful husband. It's the perfect life... or so it seems. But with her husband's demanding career, the other side of her bed is too cold too often. When a handsome young foreman is hired to work on their home, the spark she's been missing quickly rages into a wildfire that could cost her everything.
Williams, known around the world as one-third of the Grammy-winning musical group, Destiny's Child, just finished a run on BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing,' the show that ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars' is modeled after. In 2009 and 2010, the Illinois native starred as Roxie Hart in the smash hit musical 'Chicago' on London's West End and on Broadway.
White will be starring with Wood Harris and Zoe Saldana in the romantic comedy 'The Heart Specialist,' which opens on Jan. 14. Later this year, the Boston native stars in another romantic comedy film, 'Politics of Love' opposite Mallika Sherawat, Loretta Devine, Gerry Bednob and Ruby Dee. He'll also return for the second season of TNT's 'Men of a Certain Age' alongside Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula.
David E. Talbert is an award-winning playwright, film director, and best-selling author. His film, 'First Sunday,' which starred Tracy Morgan and Katt Williams, opened up as the No. 1 comedy. His blockbuster plays include: 'The Fabric Of A Man,' 'Love in the Nick of Tyme,' 'He Say She Say... But What Does God Say,' 'Love on Layaway,' 'His Woman His Wife,' and 'Mr. Right Now.'
'What My Husband Doesn't Know' begins its national tour in February 2011 with stops in Philadelphia, Orlando and Jacksonville, Fla., Washington D.C., and Detroit.