Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. Areva Martin, founder of The Special Needs Network, calls into The Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about the importance of education, access and advocacy for Autism. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter (Photo: ArevaMartin.com)

April 2 was Autism Awareness Day, an internationally recognized holiday put in place to raise awareness about those dealing with autism throughout the world. Last year, Majic 107.5’s Maria More sat down with Tisha Campbell-Martin for an exclusive interview, during which the actress—whose son was diagnosed with autism—shared ways to support children dealing with the developmental disorder. “As […]

Chase Coleman was running in the middle of the road when Martin MacDonald, a White 57-year old man, got out of his car, pushed Chase to the ground and yelled, "Get out of here."

Singer Janelle Monáe took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to mourn the loss of her thirty-seven-year-old cousin, Natasha Hays.

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A man who's been arrested 29 times for transit-related crimes found himself behind bars again for stealing a Greyhound bus in NYC.

It’s sometimes easier to navigate your struggles when you feel like you’re not alone. Children’s television show Sesame Street understands this when it comes to the development of children and the families who love them, so they’re adding a new character and more. Click the media player below to listen to who’s joining the lineup […]

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