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July 6, 2008

'Philadelphia Tribune' Named the Nations Best Black Newspaper

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) bestowed the John B. Russwurm Award for "Best Newspaper" to the Philadelphia Tribune, the nation's oldest continously running black newspaper. Published TUES, WED, THURS, FRI and SUN, the newspaper was created in 1884 by Chrisopher James Perry Jr.

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June 21, 2008

Dr. Ben Carson receives Medal of Freedom: The nation's highest civilian award

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President George W. Bush presented Dr. Benjamin Carson with the 2008 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday. Dr. Carson is a well known 
neurosurgeon who became the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital when he was 33 years old.Today Dr. Carson is "renowned for his successful efforts to separate conjoined twins and his expertise in controlling brain seizures," Bush said. Carson and his wife Candy have started an organization that offers college scholarships to studen...

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May 11, 2008

5th Annual Woman Challenge

WOMAN Challenge: Women and girls Out Moving Across the Nation

An 8 week challenge (11 MAY - 5 JUL) to empower women and girls to get healthy by setting and achieving personal physical activity goals. Ladies, feel free to join our team, Ladies on the Move. For more info click here.

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April 17, 2008

"Black Cowboy Legends"

 The story of the Rough Riders and Black Cowboy Legends.

  
                      

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March 5, 2008

Harvard University appoints 1st Black Woman as Dean

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What a way to start off  Women's History Month... Kudos to Dr. Evelynn M. Hammonds! Dr. Hammonds will assume this leadership role on 1 JUN 08. 

She was appointed Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity in 2005 at Harvard University and professor of the History of Science and of African and African-American Studies in 2002. Before joining the faculty at Harvard, she was Professor of the History of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was the founding...

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February 23, 2008

Black History Treasure at Temple University

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"The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection" currently resides at Temple University; the collection of over 30,000 historical items covers materials on the black experience in all formats: books, manuscripts, sheet music, jounals, posters and photographs. Click here for more information on his collection, and here to read his story.

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February 21, 2008

"Tyler Perry is Turning Madea Into a Cartoon"

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How many are ready to see the animated version of Madea? Perry has decided to produced an unknown number of 22-minute episodes of the untitled series. Should be interesting....

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February 17, 2008

Michael Jackson 25th Anniversary THRILLER

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Michael Jackson released his 25th Anniversay THRILLER Album featuring today's new artist: Fergie, Kanye West and Akon. THRILLER was the world's biggest selling album of all time! Don't forget to get your anniversary CD. Click here for Michael Jackson Exclusives and here to see the Thriller Teaser Video.

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February 13, 2008

"Celebrating Black History Through Music"

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The legendary Temptations performed at the White House on yesterday, 12 FEB, to help celebrate Black History Month.  President Bush honored Otis Williams. Bush stated, "the music of the Temptations has given countless Americans sunshine on a cloudy day -- and we can't help ourselves from loving them." For a list of past black performers click here.

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February 12, 2008

XM Radio Celebrates Black History Month

XM Radio full list of black programs and specials click XM Black History Specials. - Enjoy!!!

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