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Entries by Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson from 08/2011

Winter Getaways To Book Now

Posted 08.01.2011 | Black Voices

Let's face it: We can be a hard bunch to please. Don't think so? Just take a look at your Facebook news feed and you're likely to encounter a bevy of ...

The Top 10 U.S. Colleges for Financial Aid

Posted 08.03.2011 | Black Voices

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Breathalyzer Helps Detect Breast Cancer, Researchers Say

Posted 08.03.2011 | Black Voices

Researchers at RNL Natural Co., a biotech company based in Seoul, Korea say they've found a way to detect breast cancer at 'stage 0,' the non-invasive...

Is Consumerism Killing Our Creativity?

Posted 08.03.2011 | Black Voices

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4 Dumbest Things To Do If You're Deep In Debt

Posted 08.03.2011 | Black Voices

Many people who would like to eliminate their debt shoot themselves in the foot by making bone-headed mistakes that actually make their debt problems ...

NYC To Spend $127M On Programs For Young Men

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- New York City will spend $127 million in public and private funds on programs designed to help young black and Latino men. Billionaire Ma...

Happy Birthday, President Obama and HuffPost Black Voices

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

President Obama burned one more candle last night at a gala fundraiser ringing in his fiftieth birthday, while the editors of HuffPost Black Voices bu...

Will the Soul Food Bubble Burst?

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

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Bertha Lewis: From ACORN To The Black Institute

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

From NPR: In this week's "Wisdom Watch" segment, host Michel Martin speaks with Bertha Lewis, former CEO of the Association for Community Organizat...

Building, Growing A Black Family's Media Dynasty

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

As the National Association of Black Journalists holds its annual convention in Philadelphia yesterday through this weekend, Tell Me More looks at the...

Lil Wayne Sued For $15 Million Over 'Bedrock'

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Rapper Lil Wayne faces a $15 million legal battle over allegations he stole the hit song "Bedrock." Georgia-based production company D...

How To Live To 100

Posted 08.04.2011 | Black Voices

For those of us relying on healthy habits to get us to age 100, the findings from a new study of centenarians may come as a bit of a blow. The cent...

'Can I Touch It?' Why One Mom Says Yes

Posted 08.05.2011 | Black Voices

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Summer Means Fun Times on the Water

Posted 08.05.2011 | Black Voices
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August Is Black Philanthropy Month: Celebrating Our Culture of Giving for New Times

Posted 08.05.2011 | Black Voices

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Just How Casual Is Too Casual During the Summer?

Posted 08.05.2011 | Black Voices

From Inc.: About three-quarters (74 percent) of employees think it's acceptable for both men and women to dress "more casually" during the summer, ...

Latest Job Gains Enough To Cure Economy?

Posted 08.05.2011 | Black Voices

From NPR: Federal statistics show the U.S. gained 117,000 jobs in July, and unemployment dropped to 9.1 percent. Financial journalist Stacey Tisda...

Managing Stress Can Help Improve Skin Conditions

Posted 08.05.2011 | Black Voices

If you've ever struggled with your skin, you know the level of stress that unpredictable flare-ups can cause. Now, an ever-growing body of research sh...

World Wide Web Turns 20

Posted 08.06.2011 | Black Voices

On Aug. 6, 1991, a scientist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) named Tim Berners-Lee unveiled a project for organizing informat...

How To Survive The Stock Market's Wild Ride

Posted 08.06.2011 | Black Voices

The stock-market roller coaster has been wild enough to make even the most stoic, stiff-necked investors queasy. After falling in 10 out of the last 1...

An Interracial Fix For Black Marriage

Posted 08.06.2011 | Black Voices

"At this point in my life," says Audrey, age 39, "I thought I'd be married with children." A native of southeast Washington, D.C., and the child of pa...

Study: Twitter Helps Investors Predict The Stock Market

Posted 08.08.2011 | Black Voices

News and social media sites themselves were abuzz last week with findings that African Americans are more likely than whites to use Twitter. The resea...

Prioritizing (Or Not) Diversity In Newsrooms

Posted 08.08.2011 | Black Voices

The Census estimates people of color comprise a third of the U.S. population now, and nearly half in 2050 if trends continue. But newsrooms don't show...

The GEM Debate: Is Male Breast Cancer Treated Less Seriously By Society?

Posted 08.08.2011 | Black Voices

I cried when I first heard about this story and I am crying now as I write this piece. I’m sure it’s because it hits so close to home, though I...

Money Isn't Everything For Well-Being, Study Finds

Posted 08.08.2011 | Black Voices

Whoever coined the phrase "your health is your wealth" may have been on to something. While the Pew Research Center's recent report on the wealth gap ...