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Daily Archives: September 12, 2012

Sickle Cell Cure?

Is a cure for a disease that has devastated our community  on the horizon?  A new medical development at UIC offers promise for African Americans, ...

Tall, skinny iPhone in stores Sept. 21

SAN FRANCISCO — For the first time, the iPhone is growing. After sticking for five years to the same screen size, Apple on Wednesday revealed ...

2 officers cleared of profiling Tyler Perry

ATLANTA — Two White Atlanta police officers have been cleared of racial profiling allegations against filmmaker Tyler Perry. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the decision comes ...

Will you take home new tech gadgets this holiday?

The holidays are approaching, so manufacturers of tech gadgets like smartphones and tablet computers are anxious to grab a little of your gifting budget. Standard ...

791 points most in opening NFL week

NEW YORK — NFL teams combined for 791 points, the most for an opening week and second most in league history. Only in Week 12 ...

Chicago teachers’ strike grinds into day 3

CHICAGO — The public teachers’ strike that has halted classwork and upset family routines across Chicago ground into a third day Wednesday with some movement ...

Bob Dylan: Stigma of slavery ruined America

Says 'people (are) at each other's throats just because they are of a different color'

LaGrand relates to injured Tulane player

NEW YORK (AP) — Karen LeGrand was hit with a rush of awful memories when she heard a Tulane player had been carted off the field ...

After 20 years, group’s still in Mint Condition

The vocal group's Jeff, Rick and Larry dish on their years in the business

Record poverty numbers persist

WASHINGTON — The Census Bureau reports the number of Americans in poverty stood at 15 percent in 2011. About 46.2 million people, or nearly 1 ...

Bethune-Cookman leads polls for 2nd week

Wildcats opened up a 13-point vote gap over No. 2 team, Norfolk State

Date Knight: What’s your favorite/worse pet name?

A UK survey breaks down 20 of the most hated and most acceptable pet names based on real-life couples' feedback, sparking a discussion about your ...

Curtia Thurston & Diante Shabazz

Curtia Thurston  & Diante Shabazz Wedding: Newton White Mansion in Mitchelleville, MD Honeymoon: Nassau, Bahamas Home: Virginia Beach, VA • Curtia is part of the ...

Leela James on love

By// Kendra D. Cusic Soul sistah Leela James gets candid about a topic dear to her heart: upholding the values of an old school kind ...

New iPhone nears as holiday lineups unveiled

A roundup of all tech offerings from Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and more