| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new U.S. study offers more evidence that childhood experience may have health effects that echo into adulthood.
Based on health data for 500 unrelated black men over age 20 enrolled in the Howard University Family Study,...
| Nov 24, 2013
Diners and waitresses beam upon recognizing the familiar face of the woman eating a short stack of blueberry pancakes and sipping peppermint tea at an off-the-highway eatery in New Haven.
"What play are you in?" asks the gentleman as he catches the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The following is an update on former Bloomfield High School athletes, who are playing professional football in the NFL or the CFL, or who are playing football or soccer on the collegiate level from Sunday, Oct. 28 through Sunday, Nov. 10.
Kory Sheets (TB...
| Nov 20, 2013
Hampton Roads Academy senior Braysia Hicks signed with Towson University to play women's basketball next year.
Last season, Hicks, a captain and four-year varsity starter for the Navigators, averaged 16 points and seven rebounds per game and was...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:48 AM
In 1974, after getting his master's in art history from Howard University, Michael Borders painted a mural called "Genesis of the Capital City" on Trumbull Street in Hartford on the old Resolute insurance building.
He spent the money he earned doing the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON -- Seven people, including two District of Columbia police officers, were injured after a large crowd rammed a gate at a concert Friday afternoon on Howard University's campus, police and university officials said.
At 3:17 p.m., police...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Al Johnson, a Newport News native who made a name for himself in the world of soul music both as lead singer of The Unifics and as a producer, died early Saturday.
He was 65. Johnson helped to form The Unifics in 1960s while a student at Howard...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Clarence V.McKee, Esq. is the President and founder of McKee Communications, Inc. which specializes in government, community, political and media relations. His clients have included Walmart Stores, the Florida Department of Children and Families, the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:32 PM
HalD reports: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle spoke out Wednesday against mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes — a key legislative initiative of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in his effort to tamp down a stubbornly high level of city...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The Boys and Girls Club names a Kansas teenager as National Youth of the Year.
Kiana Knolland was honored during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. this week. She won $50,000 scholarship prize.
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Knolland appeared as a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Hampton Roads Academy senior Braysia Hicks has verbally committed to play basketball Towson University, where former Phoebus standout Niki (Reid) Geckeler is the head coach.
Last season, Hicks averaged 16 points and 7 rebounds and was named to the the...
| Sep 11, 2013
In life and in death, the man known as Fortune was treated as nothing more than a thing owned by others.
Fortune was a slave in Waterbury, purchased by a doctor and bonesetter, Preserved Porter. When Fortune died in 1798, Porter flayed Fortune's...