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Winners of scholarship contest express their love of freedom

September 16, 2014   // 0 Comments

  Dustin Weis -Public Relations Supervisor Milwaukee City Clerk & Common Council -Released 9/15/14 Two students from Rufus King International School and Milwaukee High School of the Arts have netted scholarships as winners of the 6th annual Freedom Scholarship Essay Contest, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs announced today. Selected from entries sent to the Alderwoman's office, th...

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Entertainment

  • Shonda Rhimes Takes Down NY Times Critic Who Called Her An ‘ ...
    September 19, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Jack Mirkinson                 -Huff Post Black Voices Shonda Rhimes had little patience on Friday for the way the television critic of the New York Times wrote about her and her shows. Alessandra Stanley—whose tenure at the Times has been filled with many a bump—may have intended to be complimentary when she wrote an […]
  • First Look: ‘A Different World’ cast talks with Oprah about show’ ...
    September 16, 2014   // 0 Comments
      by Chris Witherspoon      -theGrio.com Oprah Winfrey is reuniting the cast of the groundbreaking television show, A Different World, more than 25 years after its debut. The Hillman College crew came together for an upcoming episode of Oprah: Where Are They Now? on OWN. The cast reunion includes stars Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Dawnn Lewis, […]

Health

  • The Best Way To Prepare Fish For The Biggest Brain Benefits
    September 19, 2014   // 0 Comments
      Huff Post Healthy Living By Melaina Juntti for Men’s Journal A new study from Penn State University found that people who ate baked or broiled fish had healthier brains than those who ate fried fish or no fish at all. And it only took one serving a week to do it. The researchers gauged […]
  • How Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Your Office And Even Your Kitche ...
    September 17, 2014   // 0 Comments
      Amanda L. Chan            -Huff Post Healthy Living Chew on this: When it comes to eating healthfully, our environments may be working against us. Not always on purpose. But simple elements — from the color paint in our kitchens to the size of the plates we use to whether we eat lunch at our desks […]

His & Hers

  • How To Tell The Difference Between ‘In Like’ And R ...
    September 19, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Taryn Hillin        -The Huffington Post We all know there’s a difference between being “in like” with someone and being “in love,” but it’s often hard to tell how the other person feels about you. A new study about love and lust, recently published in Psychological Science, discovered how to tell if a person is […]
  • 13 Things Women Wish Men Knew About Sex
    September 19, 2014   // 0 Comments
    College Candy   via Huff Post College Our resident Dude recently revealed 13 things men wish women knew about sex. Like everything our beloved Dude writes, his post was eye-opening and informative. It’s not new news that men and women approach sex differently, but he talked about the details that sometimes aren’t so easy to open […]

National News

  • Brandon Marshall Opens Up About The NFL’s Domestic Violence ...
    September 19, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Ryan Grenoble                  -Huff Post Black Voices Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall shared his thoughts on domestic violence, alcoholism, his anger at ESPN, his love for his mother and the perpetuation of a culture of abuse during an expansive press conference on Thursday. The entire notes-free discussion […]
  • In New York, Justice ‘Only Available To Those Who Can Affor ...
    September 18, 2014   // 0 Comments
      Christopher Mathias       -Huff Post Black Voices NEW YORK — On Aug. 11, 2013, Donald Telfair says, he was brutally assaulted by three men who thought he had robbed them earlier that evening. The 46-year-old spent the night at a hospital in Suffolk County, New York, where doctors had to wire his broken jaw shut. […]

Small Business

  • 4 Black People Receive the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant
    September 18, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By: Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele       -theroot.com Four black Americans will be among those receiving a no-strings-attached, $625,000 stipend—paid out in installments over the next five years—to keep doing what they do best: being geniuses. That’s right, the MacArthur Foundation named 21 “extraordinarily creative people” as the 2014 recipients of its annual MacArthur Fellows […]
  • 5 Questions That Can Move You Closer To Your Dreams
    September 15, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Huff Post Small Business Andrina is a manager at a fast food restaurant, a job she’s held for the past 15 years. Day in and day out, she dutifully serves customers, but what she really wants to do is go to law school so she can advocate for children. Andrina is passionate about […]

World News

  • Obama Insists U.S. Forces ‘Do Not And Will Not’ Have ...
    September 17, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By JIM KUHNHENN          -Huff Post Black Voices TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight on their […]
  • Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS
    September 15, 2014   // 0 Comments
    Rachel Lienesch               -Huff Post World Post Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of their own nations taking the same action, a new YouGov poll finds. Seventy-one percent of respondents from Denmark, 65 percent of respondents from Sweden […]