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Jacque Reid chats with Huffington Post founder, Arianna Huffington about the day her world came crumbling down around her. A medical emergency from a lack…

05/02/14 – Sybil brings you this today’s headlines, including Donald Sterling’s Cancer announcement and the resignation of the NAACP LA Chapter.

05/02/14 – The Morning Crew share their reactions on reports that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has Cancer. Listen inside to see if you agree! Also,…

Instead of taking a fake sick day, a San Antonio woman chose to fake her kidnapping to skip work. Sheila Bailey Eubank is facing aggravated perjury charges after she claimed a man jumped in her car and held her at knifepoint. Read more here (Source: Black America Web)

CLICK HERE to view ‘In Loving Memory: Don Cornelius’ photo gallery. Los Angeles police say Don Cornelius, creator of the iconic, long-running TV dance show “Soul Train,” shot himself to death Wednesday morning at his home. Officers responding to a report of a shooting found the 75-year-old at his Mulholland Drive home at around 4 […]

There are more than 130 registered student organizations at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, but none of the clubs will be taking in new members this spring and fall. FAMU President James Ammons announced on Tuesday that membership intake for all student organizations, sororities and fraternities is cancelled, and the summer band camp also […]

Less than 2 percent of the registered Republican voters in Florida are African-American, so you won’t see many blacks going to the polls today in that state’s presidential primary, political observers say. But while black voters are not expected to make a difference in the January primary, Republican candidates know blacks will impact the vote […]

Captain Louis Freeman holds many African-American firsts, but he will go down in history as the first black pilot to be hired by a major American commercial carrier. Capt. Freeman was hired by Southwest Airlines in 1980. He was later made the first black chief pilot of any major airline in 1992. Capt. Freeman began […]

Who would have thought before “Braxton Family Values” aired that Tamar Braxton would turn out to be the most intriguing Braxton sister? Although Toni is the most famous of the group and has gone through her share of dramas including a bankruptcy, a heart condition, an autistic son, a separation and now lupus, it’s clearly […]

George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower, also known as The Abyssinian Prince, was a renowned black classical violinist known for his professional relationship with Ludwig Von Beethoven. Bridgetower was said to have been from Barbados and spoke fluent English, French, German, Italian and Polish. Bridgetower was born to John Frederick and Ann Bridgetower in Poland. His father, […]

Student leaders at Florida A&M University signed a pledge Monday night to stand against hazing and to rid the nation’s largest historically-black university of a culture that claimed the life one of the drum majors in its famed Marching 100 band.   Student Government Association President Breyon Love said it was time for the students […]