New TARP Initiative Targets Small Businesses in At-Risk Communities

Last week, the Treasury Department outlined President Barack Obama’s plan to invest in community banks that lend to small businesses in the nation’s most...

Top Black Army General Receives Trumpet Award

Gen. William “Kip” Ward, the top U.S commander in Africa, received the Trumpet Award for his ability to inspire others over the course of...

Massive Blizzard Hits Mid-Atlantic Region

A massive winter storm blanketed the Mid-Atlantic region on February 5 and February 6, dumping more than two feet of snow on the Baltimore-Washington...

Former Congressman Blasts Obama, Immigration, and Voting at Tea Party Gathering

Former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo made controversial statements about President Obama, voting procedures, and immigration in his kickoff speech at the National Tea Party...

Internet Surfers Cruising a Wave of Depression

Surfing the Web could be hazardous to your mental health, according to a new study. The study, conducted by British scientists, indicated that the longer...

Obama Proposes Changes to No Child Left Behind

President Obama intends to overhaul the No Child Left Behind education law, changing the school accountability system that has placed a failing label on...

Bank of America, Former Execs Face Civil Fraud Charges

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on February 4 filed charges of fraud against corporate giant Bank of America, as well as Kenneth Lewis...

Oprah, Tyra, Beyonce Realizing the Dreams of Black Women

From the days of the late actress Hattie McDaniel and entrepreneur Eunice Johnson in the early 20th century, Black women have always forged paths...

Tax Write-off for Haiti Donations

United States residents who donated to the relief effort in Haiti will be rewarded this spring when they file their income taxes. A measure recently...

S.C. Lt. Gov. Faces Backlash for ‘Stray Animals’ Comment

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer (R) has set off a round of controversy with his comparison of providing government assistances to individuals in...

Black Virginia Woman Snags Coveted Crown

Caressa Cameron, 22, a broadcast journalism student enrolled at Virginia Commonwealth University, beat out 53 contestants in the annual Miss America pageant held at...

Tuskegee Ace Pilot Dies at 90

Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee Archer, a former Tuskegee Airman during World War II, died January 27 at Cornell University Medical Center in...