The 2000 U.S. Census recently revealed that the name “Washington” is what you may call “The Blackest Name In America.” Related: Top 9 must-see Black films Close to 90 percent of the 163,036 people found with the name Washington in the census were African-American. The story of this name began after the Civil War when […]

During these financially challenging times we need to continue to be conscious of ways that we can be frugal.  Then make being fugal a part of your life that becomes a habit. has provided 7 Habits of Highly Frugal People and I wanted to share them with you: Habit One: Be Proactive The first […]

Strength is a characteristic that is often underrated. Praying for strength is merely understanding that you are seeking out the ability to survive in our insane world.

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On February 21, 1965, former Nation of Islam leader and influential Black Civil Rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City.

Washington– Blacks are significantly more optimistic about what the future holds for them and the economy, according to a Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University poll conducted Jan. 27 – Feb.9. There was also a significant divide in how whites and blacks rated President Obama’s economic policies, with whites taking a far dimmer view than blacks.

NEW YORK-Afrika Owes, a 17-year-old Harlem girl, who attended the elite Deerfield Academy in Connecticut was arrested in New York on gang and gun charges. After visiting Harvard and Yale, Owes is now at Riker’s Island along with 13 other young people arrested in an NYPD gang crackdown on the 137h St. Crew in Harlem. […]

According to The Mississippi Mass Choir producing album   Jackson, Miss. — Seventy-seven-year-old Mosie Burks thought she’d live a quiet existence after retirement and travel the country with her husband, but 15 years ago, she embarked on a journey that gave new spiritual meaning to the term “the golden years.”   At the suggestion of […]

According to Mahalia Jackson From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Mahalia Jackson Jackson circa 1962, photographed by Carl Van Vechten Background information Birth name Mahala Jackson Also known as Halie Jackson Born October 26, 1911(1911-10-26)[1] New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Died January 27, 1972(1972-01-27) (aged 60) Evergreen Park, Illinois,U.S. Genres Gospel Occupations singer […]