black families

NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today. “She Understood Where We Were Coming From:” Hillary Clinton…

'Lift Up,' an event celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week, will be taking place on Saturday, August 29th.

They’re back. T.I. and Tiny, the new Cosbys from the country, are back on VH1 with their own Southern-fried brand of family fun T.I. and…

Think you have a crazy family? Well in Terry McMillan’s 2001 book, while Viola is in the hospital recovering from a near-fatal asthma attack, she…

Listen to Senator Hughes interview with Roland Martin above. Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes is known by Philadelphians as a hands-on legislator with an active…

While Hollywood continues to scratch their heads about the opening weekend success  of “The Best Man Holiday,” director Malcolm D. Lee is taking it in…

Whether African slaves landed in the British colonies of North America or they were born free in Union states, slavery made it nearly impossible to keep a family unit together. With the change in a slave master’s economic or health status, black families were torn apart, sometimes permanently. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/the_black_diaspora_news/32047

The kitchen in most people’s house is the heart of the home and, if big enough, where much of the communal activity takes place. The state of the kitchen is very indicative of the well being of the individuals living there. So, this week I wanted to give you 5 quick and easy tips to […]

From Essence.com: Is 35 really the new 25? For some women over 35 looking to have children, this just might be the case. Let’s imagine we know a highly educated woman in her late 30’s who is thinking of having children. But unlike days of old our girl is not looking at a wedding ring […]

From BlackNews.com: Dallas, TX (BlackNews.com) – As the economy continues its sluggish recovery, and with unemployment topping 9.7%, many people, especially minorities, have had to find alternative means to support themselves. Etiquette and social graces workshops specifically geared to the young people living in urban communities have been quietly on the rise as the lure […]

// From USCatholic.org: CHICAGO (CNS) — Father Augustine Tolton was the first U.S. priest of African descent and may one day be a saint from the Archdiocese of Chicago. The archdiocese is introducing the priest’s cause for canonization, according to an announcement by Chicago Cardinal Francis E. George. “It is appropriate that, during this Year […]