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Lower marriage rates among Back people has nothing to do with race, and everything to do with educational and income disparities between races, new research indicates.

As much as we would prefer not to discuss it, skin tone complications of the past still afflict the psyche of present-day America, according to an article by TheGrio. And, to be sure, the studies the article cites don’t isolate the issue to the black community alone. Rather, the studies report that the issue is […]

Watch A Tearful American Idol Alum David Archuleta Make Announcement.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will mark the end of the war in Iraq at a special ceremony Tuesday. RELATED: The War Is Over! The president will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for the return of the United States Forces-Iraq colors, the flag that was lowered […]

ATLANTA — A federal court has upheld a ruling that Augusta State University in Georgia was within its rights to require a graduate school counseling student to keep her biblical views on gays to herself. A three-judge panel ruled Friday that the university was following protocol when it put Jennifer Keeton on a remediation plan […]

Zachary Tim's New Destiny Christian Center announced that the pastor's replacement would be appointed New Year’s Eve.

The long awaited debut from BET Sunday Best Season IV winner Amber Bullock is finally here and of course we’ve got the inside scoop on the magical moments leading up to its official release.

Are we entering a recession or a depression? What can we expect in the days ahead? Will we see massive layoffs, sky high interest rates,…

MSNBC host Al Sharpton and iconic boxing promoter Don King will give away hundreds of turkeys in Harlem, Queens,  and other parts of the City on Monday. It all takes place at the National Action Network 106 West 145th Streetin New York, Monday, December 19, 2011 1:00 p.m. In addition to giving away turkeys at NAN’s […]

All of this talk of “poor black kids” and technology has me reflecting on my own “get out of the ghetto and into graduate school” trajectory. I was a poor black kid once. But I eventually went on to earn a B.A. in English, an M.A. in Russian, an M.S. in multimedia journalism, acceptance into […]

ORLANDO-The death of FAMU drum major, Robert Champion, has been ruled a homicide by The Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office. There is now word as to who if any members of the FAMU band will be charged in his death. CF News 13 reports: In a statement, the Medical Examiner said Champion displayed symptoms of […]

Singer Alicia Keys is loving her most important role as Egypt’s mother. Take a look at Alicia talk about what the best part of being…