U.S.: Two Black Programmers Start Programming School in Chicago

YourBlackWorld.net  is reporting that Mike McGee and Neil Stem, co-founders of the Starter League, a programming school in Chicago, founded the...

Lalah Hathaway on Sisterhood, Donny and the Future of Soul Music

Lalah Hathaway is blessed to have both strong musical genes and a one-of-a-kind loyal following. The sultry tenor and eldest daughter...

India Arie Returns to Spotlight with 'SongVersation'

India.Arie’s music speaks loud and clear. The Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and Atlanta native delivered a memorable Oct. 18 homecoming...

Blue-Eyed Soul: Madonna's 'MDNA' Highest-Grossing Tour of 2012

by Christopher A. Daniel It’s Oct. 6, 1982. An unknown singer, Madonna, releases her uptempo debut single, "Everybody."  The track is funky...

Is Pope Bergoglio Really the First Latino Pope?

In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Weekly, writer Dennis Romero wonders aloud if the new pope, both of whose parents...

Haiti: Hundreds Protest President Martelly

BBC News is reporting that hundreds of Haitians are protesting against the high-cost of living and demanding the resignation of President...

HBCUs: Blacks in Technology Convening at Stanford

NPR is reporting that representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are meeting this week to talk about African Americans...

Black Pride: Remembering the History of the LGBTQ+ Movement

In the spirit of Pride Month, we commemorate the journey of the LGBTQ+ community, highlighting the significant contributions of Black queer and...

FIFA Worried About Rio and Brasília Arenas

Robbie Blakeley of The Rio Times is reporting that FIFA's general secretary Jérôme Valcke is concerned that the football (soccer) arenas...

U.S.: Obama to Award Medal of Honor to 19 Victims of Discrimination

The Washington Post is reporting that United States President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation...

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