Monday, January 16, 2017

After Years of Decay and Neglect, 2 Historical Black Cemeteries to Get Much-Needed Restoration

A far cry from the beautifully manicured cemeteries reserved for fallen Confederate soldiers, a number of African-American graves and cemeteries have fallen prey to...

Zimbabwe Author Hopes New Story Collection Will...

Rebecca Darko's new children's book has a mission. The author has long held a passion for youth literature, but she did not want to write...

Brazil’s Second-Most Populated State Declares Emergency After...

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's second-most populous state has declared an 180-day state of emergency after eight people died of yellow fever. Minas...

Coca-Cola Sued by Nonprofit for Paying Experts to Deceive Public About Soda’s Link to...

Coca-Cola and its trade group American Beverage Association are being sued by a nonprofit over allegations they have tricked the public into thinking the sugary...

CDC Gives Itself the Right to Test, Quarantine Travelers Without Due Process, Informed Consent

On Aug. 15, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proposed a new rule that would broaden its powers to examine, test and...

Legalizing Weed May Make Teens Think It’s Harmless to Their Health, New Study Suggests

So far, eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use of marijuana. But, a new study suggests that pot legalization could...

7 Things About iPhones Samsung Users Couldn’t Care Less About But Should

 The iPhone Was the Most Sought After Smartphone for 2016 Holiday Season The three latest iPhone models — 7, 7 Plus and 6s — became...

The Black Streak Kitchen App Will Change the Way Americans View Cooking and Nutrition

Do you consider yourself to be healthy? Statistics show that Type-2 diabetes, which is linked to obesity, is on the rise in America, especially...

Run–DMC’s Darryl McDaniels Files $50M Suit Against Walmart, Amazon for Trademark Infringement

One of the founders of iconic rap group Run–DMC is suing Walmart, Amazon and other sellers over alleged trademark infringement. Darryl "DMC" McDaniels brought the...

Here Is What President Obama Should Say Directly to the Black Community In His Farewell...

President Barack Obama is scheduled to give a farewell address to the American people on January 10 from his adopted hometown of Chicago. A...

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Many African-Americans Fought for Confederacy A textbook distributed to Virginia fourth-graders in 2010 said that thousands of African-Americans fought for the South during the Civil...