Despite facing the challenges of teen motherhood, Kymberly Wimberly had the highest GPA in her graduating class at McGehee Secondary School in Arkansas. Yet shortly after being named her school’s 2011 valedictorian, administrators announced that she would share the title with a classmate…who happened to be white and with a lower class average. Claiming that […]

Despite facing the challenges of teen motherhood, Kymberly Wimberly had the highest GPA in her graduating class at McGehee Secondary School in Arkansas. Yet shortly after being named her school’s 2011 valedictorian, administrators announced that she would share the title with a classmate…who happened to be white and with a lower class average. Claiming that […]

HOUSTON — Jonathan Lee Iverson, the first African-American ringmaster of Ringling Bros., and Barnum and Bailey Circus recently sat down with a local Houston radio station to answer questions from children in the community. See the video interview and photographs at PraiseHouston.com RELATED: Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes Talks About New Christian Website

HOUSTON — Jonathan Lee Iverson, the first African-American ringmaster of Ringling Bros., and Barnum and Bailey Circus recently sat down with a local Houston radio station to answer questions from children in the community. See the video interview and photographs at PraiseHouston.com RELATED: Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes Talks About New Christian Website

A Washington Post/ABC poll revealed a sharp decline in support for President Obama from his liberal African-American voter base over his jobs agenda. The number of liberal Democrats who strongly support Obama’s record has plummeted from 53 percent to 31 percent. The number of African-Americans who support Obama’s performance on the economy once stood at […]

A Washington Post/ABC poll revealed a sharp decline in support for President Obama from his liberal African-American voter base over his jobs agenda. The number of liberal Democrats who strongly support Obama’s record has plummeted from 53 percent to 31 percent. The number of African-Americans who support Obama’s performance on the economy once stood at […]

Your favorite sing-along drama series, “Glee,” has undergone quite a few changes over the seasons. And there might be another one soon. Amber Riley recently said she may be graduating from the crew of high school singers this year. “I may not be coming back for a fourth season,” Riley told E! Online. “Who knows? […]

Your favorite sing-along drama series, “Glee,” has undergone quite a few changes over the seasons. And there might be another one soon. Amber Riley recently said she may be graduating from the crew of high school singers this year. “I may not be coming back for a fourth season,” Riley told E! Online. “Who knows? […]

The Cosby Program, established by Drs. Bill and Camille Cosby, is seeking  talented African-Americans screen writers for a 15 week program that beings early 2012. The program is not designed for beginning-level writers, though a degree in cinematic writing or filmmaking is not required. Applicants are required to have taken a few workshops or classes […]

The Cosby Program, established by Drs. Bill and Camille Cosby, is seeking  talented African-Americans screen writers for a 15 week program that beings early 2012. The program is not designed for beginning-level writers, though a degree in cinematic writing or filmmaking is not required. Applicants are required to have taken a few workshops or classes […]

Two independent teams of researchers have come up with the most accurate genetic maps ever made — a feat that should make the search for genes associated with diseases easier. To understand why an accurate genetic map is useful, imagine you are trying to locate a house in Topeka, Kan., but the only map you […]

Two independent teams of researchers have come up with the most accurate genetic maps ever made — a feat that should make the search for genes associated with diseases easier. To understand why an accurate genetic map is useful, imagine you are trying to locate a house in Topeka, Kan., but the only map you […]