via BlackAmericaWeb: Brown University has canceled plans to display the house where Rosa Parks lived for a time after she left the south and moved to Detroit. The house had been on a demolition list until it was saved by Parks’ niece and artist Ryan Mendoza, who moved it to Berlin. He brought it back to […]

Brown University’s campus newspaper has apologized to Malia Obama after students posted on social media that she was partying during a college visit. A photo that circulated online allegedly shows the president’s daughter standing next to a table with cups at an Oct. 10 party. People who say they attended wrote on Twitter that Malia […]

Marquette, Fordham, and Brown University have stripped Bill Cosby of his honorary doctorate degrees as a result of the allegations that he drugged and raped…

You’ve heard the benefits of a college degree before, but new research suggests that there’s a healthful one, too. According to researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, education trumps genetics as a predictor of high blood pressure in African Americans. The study, published in the August 2012 issue of the American Journal of […]