Recently, I met a young woman while judging a scholarship essay competition who asked if I would review a book written by her mother. About a week later it arrived in the mail just as I was leaving for vacation—which I thought was perfect timing
37-year old Julián Castro, the mayor of San Antonio, will become the first Latino to deliver the keynote address at Democratic National Convention.
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In a 2010 New York Times Magazine profile, Castro was called the "post-Hispanic Hispanic" politician because
Oh yes she did, Gabby Douglas wins the Gold! Gymnast Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, VA has won the women's gymnastics all-around title at the London 2012 Olympic Games, becoming the first African-American competitor ever to do so. It's a huge victory for the 16-year-old
When the D.J. played the music for the electric slide, ninety-one-year-old Laura Banks-Reed, Ed.D abruptly dropped her cane "like it was hot," and headed for the dance floor to join the rest of her green and pink Soror's for the popular line dance. As her
Via Press Release
Clinton will deliver nominating address Wednesday; Biden will make acceptance speech Thursday
CHARLOTTE – The Democratic National Convention Committee and the Obama for America Campaign today announced that Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Thursday, September
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Aubry L. Stone CEO of The California Black Chamber of Commerce
Brooklyn native Aubry L. Stone is a prime example of a mover and a shaker. At 68 years young, he is energetic, warm and passionate about his involvement as a community activist for economic empowerment. As
As an Essence Music Festival (EMF) first timer I can honestly say, it won’t be the last. As far as I'm concerned, July 2013 can’t get here fast enough!
Held in the magical city of New Orleans or as some say, N'awlins, the annual event was
“Beautiful music in a beautiful setting. Now let’s drink some more wine, maybe we’ll sound better, cheers!” Jokingly says the uber-cool energetic musician Brian Culbertson, one half of the “Dream Tour,” who performed Sunday, at one of Temecula Wine Country’s most captivating outdoor venues, Thornton