Silver Spring, MD — Howard University honored Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, with the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications Sunday. During an exclusive, star-studded extravaganza, the prestigious university commemorated her lifetime commitment to excellence. University and public...

Pompano Beach, FL (BlackNews.com) -- Under the umbrella of the Annual Black On Black Crime Solutions Panel, the C2B Chess Club & Mentoring Program is looking extremely promising. Courage To Believe International is a 501(c)3 youth mentoring organization, which operates to uplift the youth in Haiti and in Broward County, FL. They’re going into their 4th session of their free 10-week...

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day.

The fear is that the ugly rhetoric of the campaign could escalate into confrontations and even violence in school hallways, endangering...

Dallas, TX — The Tom Joyner Foundation® announced the ‘Full Ride’ scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the fall of 2017. “The cost of a college education isn’t getting any cheaper,” said Tom Joyner, chairman of his Foundation and host of the top-ranked...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Promoting his initiative for boys and young men of color, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that helping these males stay out of trouble and on the right path is an "American challenge" that will pay off for the U.S. economy in the long run.

Speaking about the "My Brother's Keeper" program during an ESPN-hosted forum, Obama said the economy could grow about 2 percent...

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