New King Drive business to hold open house celebration

October 7, 2015   // 0 Comments

  Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs said a Milwaukee-based consulting business will celebrate its expansion to new space in the Historic King Drive Business Improvement District No. 8 by hosting an open house event tomorrow -- Wednesday, October 7. P3 Development Group, owned by Genyne Edwards and Dominique Samari, will host the open house event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at 1916 N. D...

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  • [WATCH] Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma Rock The Late Show With Steph ...
    October 8, 2015   // 0 Comments
      by Cristie Leondis  :posted 10/6/15 – On Monday Oct. 5, Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The duo killed it with an amazing live performance, from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2. called “Courante.” Yo-Yo Ma turns 60 on Oct 7., and won a Grammy for Best Instrumental Soloist […]
  • Stephon Marbury calls Michael Jordan ‘greedy,’ says he’s ‘robbing ...
    October 7, 2015   // 0 Comments
      by Lincoln A. Blades  – Strengthening our community’s financial health and ending the unnecessary deaths of young men seem like reasonable goals black America should universally rally behind. But former NBA star Stephon Marbury is trying to do just that — and he’s fighting an uphill battle against his own people. Last week, Stephon Marbury announced […]


  • Powerful Photo Series Shows Mental Illness Doesn’t Discrimi ...
    October 8, 2015   // 0 Comments
      Lily Workneh  -Huff Post Black Voices One activist wants to remind the public that mental health issues are “not a white person’s disease.” Dior Vargas, a self-described Latina feminist, says the mainstream narrative around people with mental illness often neglects men and women of color. So she turned her frustration into fuel to produce a […]
  • Chicago Woman Is First Adult Cured Of Sickle Cell Disease With Ch ...
    October 7, 2015   // 0 Comments
    By Gwendolyn Harris  – Iesha Thomas has been in and out of hospitals battling sickle cell disease since she was only 8 months old. This summer, 33-year-old Thomas became the first adult to be cured of sickle cell disease with a chemotherapy-free procedure at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health), the University reported. […]

His & Hers

  • How Your Experiences Can Influence Who You’re Attracted To
    October 7, 2015   // 0 Comments
      By: Sara G. Miller Published: 10/05/2015 on LiveScience  -Huff Post Women Is that guy sexy? Is that woman beautiful? If you ask these questions to a group of people, they may have different answers, and a new study hints at why: Your perception of other people’s attractiveness is mainly the result of your own […]
  • Man Breaks Down When He Finds Out He’s Going To Be A Dad; Video G ...
    October 6, 2015   // 0 Comments
      Aria Ellise    –Hellobeautiful Arkell Graves, a Virginia husband gives new meaning to the term “Proud Papa” as shown in a viral video that his wife secretly captured when she creatively told him that she was nearly 5 months pregnant. Wife Dana Griffin-Graves planted the baby’s ultrasound photos right next to a package of buns […]

National News

  • Distinguished Jazz Musician and University of San Francisco Perfo ...
    October 8, 2015   // 0 Comments Nationwide — Brilliant musician, composer, bandleader and educator, Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam, was overwhelmed by the extraordinary success that his book received upon first publication. As all information contained in the widely-received From Timbuktu to the Mississippi Delta: How West African Standards of Aesthetics Shaped the Music of the Delta Blues is factual, Thiam […]
  • Celebrating the Life of H. Julian Bond
    October 8, 2015   // 0 Comments
      Media Contact:  Bunnie Jackson-Ransom – 404-226-8000 Morehouse College Media Contact:  Elise Durham  –  404-507-8648 Atlanta (October 6, 2015)—Morehouse College will host a farewell tribute to one of its favorite sons, H. Julian Bond ’71 on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. in the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel.  Dr.  Lawrence Edward Carter […]

Small Business

  • Co-Founder of CommongroundMGS Talks Navigating a Career in Advert ...
    October 8, 2015   // 0 Comments
    by Kandia Johnson   – Thinking about a career in advertising and marketing? Ahmad Islam, with 20 years of experience under his belt, knows more than a thing or two about what it takes to disrupt the market and stand out from the competition. As the co-founder of CommongroundMGS, the largest wholly minority-owned company in the advertising/marketing industry, his firm has created marketing […]
  • 8 Ways to Get Free Publicity For Your Small Business or Startup
    October 6, 2015   // 0 Comments
    Carolyn M. Brown  – Small business owners for little or no cost can still get their product messages to the public with an inventive approach to getting publicity. This isn’t the same thing as advertising, which is about you paying to have your message placed in a newspaper, TV, or radio spot. For some businesses, […]

World News

  • China and Africa: Are the Good Times Over?
    October 7, 2015   // 0 Comments
      Eric Olander & Cobus van Staden -Huff Post World Post One of the prevailing media narratives of China’s recent economic turmoil is the effect that it could have on emerging markets, particularly in Africa. Now that the Chinese economy is showing real signs of slowing, the story goes, Beijing will soon pull back on the […]
  • Global Poverty Will Hit New Low This Year, World Bank Says
    October 5, 2015   // 0 Comments
      Lydia O’Connor  -Huff Post World Post Less than 10 percent of the world’s population will be living in extreme poverty by the end of 2015, the World Bank forecast on Sunday. The Washington-based institution’s latest projections expect the number of people who survive on $1.90 a day to drop from 12.8 percent of the human population […]