Top 10 Tips to Help Avoid Foreclosure and Scams in 2010

A new public education campaign is helping homeowners find legitimate foreclosure assistance and avoid loan modification scams. At a time when many Americans are considering...

States Given Leeway to Tally Prisoners in Census

WASHINGTON (AP) - States are getting new leeway in tallying their prisoners in the 2010 census – a move that could reshape the American...

Military Mom Discharged for Ditching Deployment

The Black, single military mom who refused to deploy to Afghanistan last November will not face a court martial after the Army instead chose...

Lil Wayne Sentencing Delayed Until March

Sentencing on drug and weapon charges for Grammy Award-winning rap artist Lil Wayne has been delayed until the beginning of March so the performer...

Michelle Obama Kicks Off Anti-Obesity Campaign

First lady Michelle Obama joined her husband on February 9 to launch the “Let’s Move” campaign, a 90-day plan aimed at fighting the nation’s...

Black Women Affected by “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Policy

The nation’s attention has been drawn to the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy regarding homosexuals following President Obama’s State of the Union speech,...

“Sleazy” Rumors Put N.Y. Gov. Paterson on Defensive

New York Gov. David Paterson is fighting rumors which have been widely circulated around the New York state house and national media of his...

Celebrity Fit Club’s Harvey Walden Supporting “Let’s Move”

VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club” fitness instructor Harvey Walden said he will do whatever he can to support first lady Michelle Obama’s national “Let’s Move”...

Former Va. Governor Among Latest Obama Critics

Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder offered harsh criticism on the Obama White House during the week of February 8, saying that if the...

Va. Couple Wins Dream Wedding

Gabriel Sheffield and Jasmine Harris of Manassas Park, Va. won Essence magazine’s fourth annual “Will You Marry Me?” contest, and will have the wedding...

Seat at the table

Marc Morial, National Urban League president; the Rev. Al Sharpton, from the National Action Network and Ben Jealous, NAACP president, held a press conference...

Diddy Plans to Open Business School

Sean “Diddy” Combs is set out to expand his empire with the announcement of his latest business venture. Combs declared his plans to launch...