Local senior scholars awarded multiple college admissions at 2014 Chicago Honors event

October 20, 2014   // 0 Comments

    By Taki S. Raton This was indeed for our 11 seniors and the nine parent chaperons joining us, the best and most rewarding invitational yet to the 100 Black Men Chicago Chapter’s Eighth Annual Honors Student Reception (HSR). Representing such area high schools as Ronald Reagan, Milwaukee High School of the Arts, the University School of Milwaukee, Riverside University High Sch...

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  • Leslie Jones Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Jessica Goodman  -Huff Post Black Voices “Saturday Night Live” has promoted writer and sometimes “Weekend Update” guest Leslie Jones to a cast member. NBC confirmed the news to HuffPost Entertainment after broke the story. Jones and the show tweeted their excitement: Jones has been a staff writer on the show since early […]
  • ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ says yes to spanking in latest episode
    October 20, 2014   // 0 Comments
        by Chris Witherspoon ABC’s Black-ish is certain to ruffle some feathers with their upcoming episode centered on the hot-button topic of parents spanking their children. Wednesday night’s episode of Black-ish features Laurence Fishburne’s character (Pops) standing firm in his belief of spanking a child no matter how old the child gets. In […]


  • 5 Foods Breast Cancer Survivors Should Eat
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Lorraine Jones  Originally published October 2013 Which foods are best for breast cancer survivors? The good news is that after two decades of breast cancer being on the rise, numbers have been declining in recent years. Still, black women in the United States have a one in eight chance of developing […]
  • The Best Apple For Weight Loss Is…?
    October 20, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Naomi MacKenzie An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Well what if I told you recent studies may show that an apple a day could keep the pounds away? Washington State University researchers, may have found a tasty revelation about the everyday fruit, and thankfully its apple picking season, […]

His & Hers

  • What His Body Language Is Telling You
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Kimberly Moffitt for  via Huff Post Women With men, it is really common for actions to speak louder than words. Understanding his physical cues can sometimes be just as important as what he is saying to you. Here are some signs to look out for that there may be more to […]
  • 9 Pieces Of Advice Married Couples Wish They Had Known On Their W ...
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Taryn Hillin             -Huff Post Weddings No one wants to live their life in the world of “shoulda, coulda, woulda” — especially when it comes to something as important as getting married. Luckily for all you future brides and grooms out there, a Reddit thread popped up Sunday asking those who have already […]

National News

  • Jamilah Nasheed, Missouri State Senator, Arrested During Ferguson ...
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Reuters via Huff Post Black Voices Oct 20 (Reuters) – A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed […]
  • The Power of Opportunity
    October 20, 2014   // 0 Comments
      Masai Ujiri            -Huff Post Black Voices I had the good fortune to become the first African-born General Manager in American sports, a blessed example of someone who was given an opportunity. But as fortunate as I have been, I would be a failure if I couldn’t provide opportunities to the next generation. The league gave […]

Small Business

  • Last Man Standing: Entrepreneur Buys Building Where He Was Fired
    October 20, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Richard Spiropoulos    Posted: October 13, 2014     According to Raymond Hill, the founder and owner of New Jersey-based Sequin City, his business is the only sequin manufacturer in the country, and it’s a true American success story. After being fired from the company where he worked, Hill returned years later to buy […]
  • Credit Suisse Seeks To Accelerate Wealth Creation Among African A ...
    October 20, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Carolyn M. Brown The Switzerland-based multinational financial institution Credit Suisse has launched a new initiative called the Entrepreneurs Circle to help African American entrepreneurs in the U.S. to accelerate long-term growth and to scale their businesses. The first of its kind initiative is the latest effort to reach out to the African-American business […]

World News

  • Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years For Killing Reeva Steenkamp
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
        The  Huffington Post:  By Ed Mazza Oscar Pistorius was sentenced in South Africa today to five years in prison for the 2013 shooting death of his then-girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. He was also given a 3-year suspended sentence for a firearms conviction. Pistorius’ attorney, Barry Roux, told Reuters he expects the double-amputee athlete […]
  • Rwanda To Screen U.S. And Spanish Visitors To Keep Out Ebola
    October 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Associated Press via Huff Post World Post KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda’s Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday. A Ministry […]