Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to be Testing...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya...

Barack Obama Talks Youth Leadership at University...

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as...

Remembering the Forgotten Organizations that Fought for Black Power

When we think of the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1950s/1960s/1970s, we usually think of figures like Martin Luther King and Angela...

Researchers Find That Even Babies Are More Comfortable Around People of Their Same Race

Babies whose parents fail to introduce them to a variety of people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds early in life risk developing biases...

FDA Gives 23andMe Approval to Test for Genetic Risk of Diseases

After halting 23andMe from using DNA tests to determine disease risks in 2013, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the company to do...

Nut Allergy May Not Automatically Mean You’re Allergic to All of Them, Study Finds

What may come as a surprise to consumers doesn't surprise allergists: Being allergic to one tree nut doesn't mean you're allergic to all. A study...

6-Year-Old’s Coloring Book Series Will Teach Black Children That Their History Expands Beyond America

Anyone who thinks children aren't interested in breaking the mold has never met Vanae James-Bey. The 6-year-old and her mother, Veronica Bey, have developed a coloring book...

Google Doodle Honors Ghanaian Microlending Pioneer Esther Afua Ocloo

Innovative Ghanaian entrepreneur Esther Afua Ocloo has been honored with a Google Doodle in countries including the U.S., Ghana, Argentina and New Zealand on...

How Philly’s African-American Leaders, Business Owners Are Encouraging Residents to “Buy Black”

A new community program in West Philadelphia is encouraging residents to spend their hard-earned cash at local Black-owned businesses. Even better, they'll be rewarded...

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