President Barack Obama called on the American public to pressure elected officials to work out a compromise to raise the federal debt ceiling and avoid a potentially devastating default. A deal would allow the government to continue borrowing money to pay its debts after August 2. The challenge came during the president’s seventh prime-time televised […]

The hotel maid who says Dominque Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her may have compromised her legal case by doing an interview with Newsweek Magazine. Nafissatou Diallo broke her silence Monday, revealing details of the case. The New York Times says it is “virtually unheard of” for a person alleging sexual assault to identify herself during […]

The hotel maid who says Dominque Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her may have compromised her legal case by doing an interview with Newsweek Magazine. Nafissatou Diallo broke her silence Monday, revealing details of the case. The New York Times says it is “virtually unheard of” for a person alleging sexual assault to identify herself during […]

William McDowell is preparing to release his latest gospel music CD, Arise, on November 8th. The CD was recorded live in Orlando, FL and the first single “I Won’t Go Back” is a beautifully crafted worship ballad that will impact radio on August 15th. McDowell reached the top slot on Billboard’s Top Praise & Worship […]

William McDowell is preparing to release his latest gospel music CD, Arise, on November 8th. The CD was recorded live in Orlando, FL and the first single “I Won’t Go Back” is a beautifully crafted worship ballad that will impact radio on August 15th. McDowell reached the top slot on Billboard’s Top Praise & Worship […]

Two of the best black magazines ever produced from the African American perspective are Ebony and Jet.  The mastermind and patriarch of the family business died in 2005.  In 1982, he was the first African American businessman to grace the cover of Forbe’s magazine as one of the world’s most wealthiest people.  He received numerous honors, including the 1972 Publisher of the […]

Two of the best black magazines ever produced from the African American perspective are Ebony and Jet.  The mastermind and patriarch of the family business died in 2005.  In 1982, he was the first African American businessman to grace the cover of Forbe’s magazine as one of the world’s most wealthiest people.  He received numerous honors, including the 1972 Publisher of the […]

Below is a list of reported incidents in the area: Interstate 90 West: ramp to I-77S down to one lane 9a-3p. Interstate 71: No reported accidents Interstate 77: Overnight construction between Rt.82 – Wallings until 6am. Interstate 480: No reported accidents Interstate 271: : No reported accidents Route 2: No reported accidents Interstate 80: No […]

Below is a list of reported incidents in the area: Interstate 90 West: ramp to I-77S down to one lane 9a-3p. Interstate 71: No reported accidents Interstate 77: Overnight construction between Rt.82 – Wallings until 6am. Interstate 480: No reported accidents Interstate 271: : No reported accidents Route 2: No reported accidents Interstate 80: No […]

A new exhibit by Dominican artist Manuel Tony Peralta aims to explore the issues of skin color, hair texture, self-esteem and what it means to be Latino and Black. The exhibit, titled “Complejo,” which means complex in Spanish, features the face of Dominican former MLB superstar Sammy Sosa, who over a year ago began a […]

A new exhibit by Dominican artist Manuel Tony Peralta aims to explore the issues of skin color, hair texture, self-esteem and what it means to be Latino and Black. The exhibit, titled “Complejo,” which means complex in Spanish, features the face of Dominican former MLB superstar Sammy Sosa, who over a year ago began a […]

A Georgia mother could face up to 3 years in prison for jaywalking with her son moments before he was struck by a drunk driver and killed. Raquel Nelson, 30, was convicted on July 12 of second-degree vehicular homicide, reckless conduct, and failure to use a crosswalk during the incident in April 2010. The drunk […]