Howard, Morehouse Set to Battle for Final Time
When it comes to college football, particularly in the African-American community, not many rivalries stand out like the competition between the Howard University Bison and the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers.
Heart Association Teams with Macy's for Scholarship Program
Because of the lack of minorities who serve as registered nurses, the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" campaign and Macy's department store have continued its three-year partnership in which 16 scholarships of $2,500 each are awarded annually to help increase the number of diverse health care professionals.
Entrepreneur Sheila Johnson Continues to Blaze New Trails
When it comes to luxury resorts and spas, one of the newest kids on the block has already aced the competition.
This year's African Diaspora Film Festival promises to have a strong Afro-Latino flavor, adding a new twist to the longest running event of its kind.
Comedian's Suicide Reopens Mental Health Dialogue
The suicide of Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has many shining a spotlight on depression, a mental illness that officials said typically had been shrouded in secrecy and shame, particularly in the African-American community.
Creativity, ingenuity and a desire to help others are the foundations on which D.C. fashion designer Jarmal Harris has built his career.
Missouri Shooting Subject of 56th Annual Conference
As protests and violence continue to rock Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer, the comparisons to the fight for civil rights and the chaos that served as its backdrop have been almost unmistakable for those who fought for freedom 50 years ago.
Adult Education Available at D.C.'s Newest Charter School
One in five adults in the nation's capital lack a high school diploma and one in three adults cannot read a newspaper or a map, much less complete a job application. That's where the Academy of Hope hopes to play a vital role.
By most measures, black fathers have proven to be just as involved with their children as other dads in similar living conditions — or more so — according to the latest study released in July by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics in Atlanta.
Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. Until now, it hasn't been clear exactly how stress impacts health and promotes disease, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh said they have found that chronic psychological stress is associated with the body losing its ability to regulate the inflammatory response.