How do you feel about yourself? Is it good or bad? How you feel about yourself is self-esteem. It is your perception of how you are doing in the world. Self-esteem may go up or down depending upon what is happening to you. Get an “A” on a test and you feel great, but if […]

A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime. The study covered 58,000 federal criminal cases and found that there was a […]

(Frederick, MD)  —  A former pastor at Barnesville Baptist Church in upper Montgomery County has admitted that he sexually abused a child.  Seventy-four-year-old Joe Ivey of Walkersville pleaded guilty in Frederick County Circuit Court to one count of a sexual offense linked to a girl who was about ten-years-old when she was molested at Ivey’s […]

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama and “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon turned the White House into a playground to promote the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” fitness campaign. SEE ALSO: Obama’s Grandma Survives Crash Mrs. Obama and Fallon did pushups and twirled hula hoops. They competed at dodge ball and tug-of-war. And the first lady triumphed over […]

By theGrio From Bay Area: Lelia Boroughs, 84, wasn’t known to many. SEE ALSO: Bachmann Says She Was Perfect Candidate Obama’s Grandma Survives Crash At least not outside her apartment building in San Francisco’s lower Pacific Heights. Her neighbors knew her well as an eclectic, kind soul who would offer to pick up their groceries […]

The Mormon Church owns a controversial gun selling website that allows people to buy guns online without passing a background check according to a report by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the website Buzzfeed. The website, came under scrutiny after Buzzfeed revealed that it was owned by Deseret Media Companies, the for-profit arm […]

Montgomery County parents are outraged about a homophobil letter that is being circulated. Parents of Friends of Ex-gays and Gays is an organization that believes Same sex orientation can be changed. Checkout the stroy I posted from News 7 Brad Bell. For more information on Parents of Friends of Ex-gays and Gays go the website […]

Madonna talks about her Superbowl performance with Anderson Cooper.

ATLANTA-Maya Penn, an 11-year-old girl from Canton, Georgia has created her own line of Eco-friendly clothing called Maya’s Ideas which she sells online. Penn, who is home-schooled has already been featured on and donates 10% of her profits to worldwide and Atlanta charities. The Grio reports: The home-schooled seventh-grader from Canton, Georgia, says when […]

Working at home takes a certain set of personality traits. So any moms  considering a work at home endeavor should take a good look at…

Today, as the Black community recognizes the 12th Annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we stand at the crossroads of heightened awareness, education, and potential eradication. To understand the magnitude of being in such a positive position, it is imperative that we examine how far we’ve come and how close we find ourselves to alleviating […]

At 7:00 a.m. this morning, more than 40 people, including the FBI and the child Abduction Response Team began a search through 6,000 tons of trash in Arizona’s Butterfield Station Landfill in hopes of finding the body of 5-year-old Jhessye Shockley, reports SEE ALSO: Amare Stoudemire’s Brother Dies In Car Crash The nation has […]