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Run for the Cure. Run for the Children. Run for the Rose. Sunday, April 2, 2017 Brain cancer will once again meet its match in April as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 15thAnniversary Run for the Rose on Sunday, April 2, 2017, 8 a.m., at NRG Park. Run for the Rose supports MD Anderson […]

Gossip

Joseline Hernandez has filed legal docs demanding Stevie J to take a paternity test and she is also asking for child support and a parenting plan. According to TMZ, the reality star claimed in legal docs the Stevie has privately agreed to pay her medical expenses associated with the pregnancy, although he has not admitted […]

Via TheUrbanDaily: You can touch my hair!   Read more.

Rev. Al Sharpton says the numbers don’t tell the full story.  Keeping things in perspective he reflects on what has actually transpired under President Obama’s watch. Click here to READ MORE.

Most recently, ODD Future singer, Frank Ocean, did the unthinkable. In an open letter on his Tumblr page Frank Ocean came out of the closet and revealed the details about his first love which happened to be for another man. “4 summers ago, I met somebody,” he wrote. “I was 19 years old. He was […]

Spike Lee is forecasting an uphill battle for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. “This thing is not a lock,” Lee told GQ magazine. “It’s not a lock that President Obama is getting a second term and people have to really rekindle the enthusiasm that we had the first time.” http://www.blackamericaweb.com/content/analysis-its-time-rally-around-obama  

News

Via: defendernetwork.com Once thought of as a practice traditionally dominated by White Christian families in the rural South, homeschooling as an alternative to urban public school education is an increasing phenomenon among a number of Black families, according to a recent BBC report.

via: cnn.com Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Michael Smith is an Obama supporter, stumping for his candidate in a state where the Democratic caucus is already decided. He worked on the last campaign and he thinks Democrats need to hear from the campaign to strengthen support. He is an African American from Chicago, a demographic […]

My parents did not encourage me to be bitter. If they had, I’d have been so mean it would have killed my spirit a long, long time ago. –Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delaney       On this day,  I will take five minutes to discuss with my sons things that anger or frustrate us and ways by which  we […]

So many of people are in the grip of the financial crisis or just beginning to recover. Even the worst of times, it is important to remember there is always a ray of hope.   Here is a prayer for Wholeness Blessing – We Are Not Broken We walk in troubled times, But let us not be […]

Dear God, Please bless my children. For this I pray: May they thrive in any economy. May they be safe and protected. May they be healthy and happy. May they be uplifted by love. May they be strengthened by opportunity. May their days be filled with fun and play. May all their needs be met—always. […]

By Oretha Winston – Elev8.com blogger How can one ordinary person — you or me — make a positive difference in this world?  I challenge you today to do something . While the steps might be simple, the outcome could change the world. We are the image of goodness and justice in our small worlds. […]