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Daily Archives: September 13, 2012

Chicago teachers strike continues

During the first week of Chicago Teachers Union strike — the first to occur in 25 years — teachers and supporters march to make their message ...

FLOTUS visit local YMCA

First Lady Michelle Obama stopped at the Ron Rosner YMCA in Spotsylvania County, part of the Rappahannock Area YMCA. The Rappahannock Area YMCA offers fitness ...

Fed steps in & stocks soar: Dow climbs 206

NEW YORK — The stock market staged a huge rally Thursday after investors got the aggressive economic help they wanted from the Federal Reserve. The ...

NCCU suspends band members for hazing

DURHAM, N.C. — Officials at North Carolina Central University say they have suspended the drum line of the school’s marching band as they look into allegations of hazing. A school ...

Venus showcases EleVen

Olympic Gold Medalist Venus Williams made her New York Fashion Week debut with her Spring/ Summer 2013 EleVen Venus Williams collection. Held at The Grey Goose ...

HBCU GameTime: Things should heat up this week, as teams ...

HBCU GameTime w/ Donal Ware The HBCU sports season is officially on, and as host of the national sports talk radio show, From the Press ...

D Rose reveals Adidas apparel line

By //Kyra Kyles It’s got a rose on the tongue, adidas stripes on the sole etching up the heel, and a black exterior with a ...

Video: Iyanla Vanzant — The fix is in!

Inspirational speaker sets out to help get lives on track — beginning with Evelyn Lozada

Progress in Chicago teacher strike talks

CHICAGO — Negotiations between union and school officials in the nation’s third-largest school district resumed Thursday with an air of optimism and signals that a ...

AEG seeks Jermaine Jackson’s book drafts

LOS ANGELES — Concert giant AEG Live is seeking book drafts and manuscripts by Jermaine Jackson that it claims may reveal details about his superstar ...

Tupac hologram creators, Digital Domain, file bankruptcy

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Less than a year after going public, the digital production company founded by director James Cameron has filed for Chapter 11 ...

Johnson charged with domestic battery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Six-time Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson has been formally charged with one count of misdemeanor domestic battery. The Broward State Attorney’s Office ...

Cee-Lo Green sitcom in development

After having an appearance on the big screen in the recently released Sparkle remake, Cee-Lo Green is ready to make his TV acting debut. According to ...

Kanye West nominated for 17 BET Hip-Hop Awards

Chris Lighty, who committed suicide earlier this month, will be honored, too

Chicago teachers union president is brash advocate

She's also a whip-smart Ivy League graduate with a distinguished classroom record

Obama: Romney tends ‘to shoot first and aim later’

GOP challenger accused administration of showing weakness over Mideast events