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Drexel’s ‘Healing Hurt People’ Program Helps Young Victims Recover from Emergency Room Trauma

Sobering facts: For every black youth murdered in Philadelphia, 90 others experience grave injuries, including gunshot and stabbing wounds. Each year, more than 900...

Thomas Moorehead Rolls into the World of Ultra-Luxury

The world’s first African-American Rolls Royce car dealer got there through hard work and perseverance, but only after disappointing his family.Thomas Moorehead’s parents thought...

Eleven steps to better money management in 2016

Savings, bills, plans and budgets. These things rarely appear on Yuletide shopping lists.  Yet the days and weeks after Christmas and into the New...

The Transformation of Bobby Hill

Fourteen-year-old Bobby Hill is ending 2015 on a high note. Since blowing away Pope Francis and the world with his impassioned rendition of “Pie...

L.A. Students Suffer as School Officials Waste Billions on High Tech Fiasco

L.A. schools lost a billion dollars on a failed tech experiment. Students got iPads that taught them nearly nothing.The Los Angeles Unified School District began delivering...

Black led Startup Capitalizes on Natural Gas Bonanza

A black entrepreneur’s “power move” on the energy sector could create hundreds of jobs in one of the the poorest communities in Texas.Houston-based businessman...

Divers discover Tuskegee Airmen’s secrets in Lake Huron

For Erik Denson, a NASA engineer at the Kennedy Space Center, descending 30 feet into the depths of Lake Huron to help preserve the...

As Original Tuskegee Airmen Fade, an Effort to Save the Legacy Grows

More than 16,000 Tuskegee Airmen made history, but now only about 250 remain. They see each other mostly at funerals these days.When the heroes...

The day Black people became “African-American”

The debate over what black people call themselves spans centuries. While people think it is a relatively recent term, "African-American" has always had a...

Prison phone rates generate billions for companies – and cause stress for black families

Garry Lawrence’s family worried about paying his legal fees. But phoning him in prison nearly bankrupted them.When Garry was arrested almost seven years ago...
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