Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!

October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments

  MADISON) – The costumes may be different every year (Elsa from the movie “Frozen” is the top selling outfit this year), the treats at each door change, but one thing is constant each Halloween, your child’s safety is the number one priority. Wisconsin Emergency Management’s “ReadyWisconsin” campaign has these safety tips and ideas.   Trick or Treat Rules Children under the ...

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  • How To Make It As A Black Sitcom: Be Careful How You Talk About R ...
    October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Brennan Williams  &  Gazelle Emami             -Huff Post Black Voices Among those who consider such things, it’s generally agreed that “The Cosby Show” holds a canonical, almost sacred status in television history. But there’s at least one critique it’s never been able to shake: The groundbreaking sitcom, which aired from 1984 to 1992, largely sidestepped any discussion […]
  • Jodeci to reunite at 2014 Soul Train Awards
    October 23, 2014   // 0 Comments
        by theGrio Jodeci hasn’t performed together in concert in the US in eight years, but that’s all about to change. The R&B group will reunite at the 2014 Soul Train Awards next month, according to Yahoo! Music.  Their last studio release, The Show, the After Party, the Hotel reached No. 1 on the R&B charts. The group boasts […]


  • What Is Seasonal Depression?
    October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Princess Gabbarra Chances are, you may have experienced depression at some point in your life, but are you familiar with seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Approximately 10 million people in the U.S. experience severe cases of SAD, while 10 to 20 percent of people suffer from milder cases. And get this: Women are four […]
  • 5 Essentials You Need in Your Pantry
    October 23, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Katherine Brooking          -Huff Post Healthy Living  Could your pantry be the key to improving your diet and helping you peel off pounds? Yes, according to researchers from Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab. That’s because kitchens ready for cooking mean you’ll prepare more of your food at home. And compared to take out or […]

His & Hers

  • Is Social Media Hurting Your Sex Life?
    October 23, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Tyomi Morgan Surfing the emotionally charged pathways of social media has become a favorite pastime of millions around the world thanks to the easy access provided by cell phones and portable tablets. Hours upon hours are spent with eyes glued to the fluorescent lights of tiny screens absorbing the life experiences of […]
  • 30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It’ ...
    October 23, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Alanna Vagianos       -Huff Post Women The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766. That’s nearly double the amount of casualties lost during war. Women are […]

National News

  • 5 Things About Slavery You Probably Didn’t Learn In Social ...
    October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Braden Goyette  -Huff Post Black Voices Edward Baptist’s new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism”, drew a lot of attention last month after the Economist said it was too hard on slave owners. What you might not have taken away from the ensuing media […]
  • Celebrations and Shouts: Texas Nurse Now Free of Ebola Virus!
    October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By C. Achebe Ebola is now undetectable in Texas nurse Amber Vinson’s body, and she has been approved to leave isolation at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, her family announced Wednesday. Officials from the hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found Vinson to be clear of the deadly virus […]

Small Business

  • Where Are They Now: Elevator Pitch Competition Winner, Precious W ...
    October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Raqiyah Mays Precious Williams has skyrocketed since attending Black Enterprise’s Entrepreneur’s Conference (now Entrepreneurs Summit) and winning the 2013 Elevator Pitch Competition. Sponsored by PepsiCo and hosted by filmmaker and comedian Robert Townsend, Williams walked away with the top $10,000 prize for presenting the year’s best business pitch. She beat out numerous candidates, […]
  • Franchise Company of the Year: Karim Webb Shares Savvy Business L ...
    October 23, 2014   // 0 Comments
      by Raqiyah Mays    Karim Webb is no stranger to the Black Enterprise Entrepreneur’s Summit. As the 2014 winner of the Annual Small Business Award for Franchise Company of the Year, the 25 year restaurant industry veteran walked away with the trophy thanks to his success with Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar. Owning […]

World News

  • Young People Use Gorgeous Instagram Pics To Show There’s Mo ...
    October 24, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Robbie Couch  -Huff Post Impact If you ask Paola Mathé, Instagram isn’t just for shameless selfies and pics of delicious foods — it’s a great way to change negative perceptions of a country, too. With over 8,600 followers, Mathé’s Instagram account is filled with images of pristine beaches, colorful street art and […]
  • Boko Haram Suspected Of Kidnapping 25 More Girls In Nigeria
    October 23, 2014   // 0 Comments
    Reuters via Huff Post Black Voices By Imma Ande and Isaac Abrak YOLA/ABUJA, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April. John Kwaghe, who witnessed […]