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2014 Fellowship Open An Outstanding Success!

August 28, 2014   // 0 Comments

  Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; 2014 Legends Award Recipient Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson; Community Leader Award Recipient, History Maker and Attorney Vel Phillips; and Congresswoman Gwen Moore, were among the hundreds of celebrities, business leaders and urban youth who attended this year's event.  Since its founding, the Fellowship Open has raised nearly  $1,000...

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Entertainment

  • Iyanla Vanzant: I won’t ‘betray’ Ferguson community
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
      by Kunbi Tinuoye -theGrio.com Iyanla Vanzant says she felt compelled to travel to Ferguson, Missouri, after watching hours of coverage on the unrest. “I said you know what, I have an opportunity,” Vanzant said in an interview on Tuesday. “I’m going to take that opportunity. I want to know what the people on the […]
  • Oxygen’s ‘Preachers of L.A.’ discuss reality TV as a ministry too ...
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
      by Chris Witherspoon  -theGrio.com Season 2 of the reality show Preachers of L.A. is giving viewers another glimpse into the lives of six high-profile pastors from Los Angeles. In an interview with theGrio.com, Pastor Jay Haizlip and Bishop Noel Jones opened up about the show’s ability to serve as a tool of evangelism. “The show has […]

Health

  • Black Women Are At Risk For Osteoporosis, Too
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Gwendolyn Harris  -blackdoctor.org It should go without saying that Black women have bones that can become thin with age like any other women, but there is a widely held misconception that Black women don’t need to be concerned about osteoporosis. This myth helps to delay prevention and treatment for women who don’t […]
  • 10 Ways To Love Your Colon
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Prenita Hudson    -blackdoctor.org How important is your colon? Well, not only is it responsible for breaking down your food and providing nutrition, it also eliminates waste products from the body through feces. It is one of the main systems that keep your body working effectively. Having a healthy colon is equivalent to having a […]

His & Hers

  • “Pineapples!”: Are Things Too Rough In The Bedroom?
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Tyomi Morgan   -blackdoctor.org Sex can sometimes seem like a competition or a sport, where couples approach the bed like a boxing ring. As soon as they jump into the sheets they are switching positions frequently, grinding aggressively and maybe even using a few holds here and there to affix a little pain that causes […]
  • Playmates: 4 Fun Games To Make Your Relationship More Exciting
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Tyomi Morgan  -blackdoctor.org Intimacy is a vital part of building close relationships with a romantic partner, however, getting better acquainted on a deep level doesn’t always have to involve physical intercourse, candlelight dinner or a romantic cruise for two.  Playing games is an excellent way to use a competitive spirit to ignite sexual energy. […]

National News

  • UN Condemns U.S. Police Brutality, Calls For ‘Stand Your Gr ...
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Reuters:   By Stephanie Nebehay  via Huff Post Black Voices * Panel issues recommendations after review of U.S. record * Says killing of Michael Brown “not an isolated event” * Decries racial bias of police, pervasive discrimination * ACLU calls for addressing racial inequality in America GENEVA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The U.N. […]
  • Remembering Madam CJ Walker as Organizations Work to Preserve Her ...
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    Rhonesha Byng   -Huff Post Black Voices Most people tend to fawn over celebrities, but I’m the type of person who is more so enthralled with everyday people who overcome extraordinary obstacles to achieve something that seems impossible. Madam C.J. Walker is one of those people. In an era where she utterly had no rights as […]

Small Business

  • 4 Ways To Create A Successful Startup
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by BlackEnterprise.com By Shawn Porat Very often, your first idea for a startup turns out to be less practical than you originally believed. To use a typical example, people who enjoy relaxing in their friendly neighborhood cafes often think, “Owning my own coffee shop would be the ideal business for me.” But when they start […]
  • 10 Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small Business
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Carolyn M. Brown   -blackenterprise.com Entrepreneurs know by now that LinkedIn allows them to find potential employees and customers based on their interests and experience. But apart from that the questions remains, how can it actually help the business grow and generate revenue? TheYoung Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the […]

World News

  • Why Investing In Girls Is The Smartest Move We Can Make
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Huff Post Global Motherhood Lack of access to education and health care for girls around the world doesn’t just hurt girls — it hurts their families, communities and economies. Last month, UN Women released an infographic illustrating in numbers just how beneficial supporting young girls can be for a country’s economy. According to […]
  • More Women Than Men Are Dying From Ebola
    August 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    The Huffington Post  By Eleanor Goldberg The current Ebola outbreak may ultimately infect as many as 20,000 people and a disproportionate number of those cases will be women, experts say. Since this strain of the disease first hit Guinea in May, 1,552 people have succumbed to Ebola, which has been rapidly making its way through […]