In its own way, the HBCU made the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom possible. Today's HBCU must make meaning of its legacy for its students, who must work tirelessly to usher in a better society and more just world.
Francisco Macias Nguema may not be as notorious as Joseph Stalin, but the people of Equatorial Guinea know him to be just as devastating. After 33 years and a litany of human rights violations, Obiang has grown more conscious of his international reputation.
It seems like from their interviews jurors were split on the other counts, some leaning towards finding him guilty, others leaning towards acquittal, but the one thing they all agreed on: the evidence was just not there.
Unless every vacation you take involves lying on the beach, there's a lot to be learned while traveling. We rounded up some of the most compelling (and popular) destinations for an edu-vacation.
Industry insiders call this time of year "wave season," and cruise lines and cruise agents are launching aggressive sales to capture advance bookings for the entire year.
Although spring break standbys -- Cancun, Jamaica, Havasu, Las Vegas and Florida -- certainly have their appeal, savvy travelers looking for an experience (and a deal or two) should look east to Europe.
Andrew Young recently received a portrait at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. It was a much-deserved honor for a man whose legacy is one of extraordinary impact.
Political power, a poignant past and the powder keg present collided magnificently at the Paley Center for Media in New York City on the evening of Fe...
This week, Crain's New York Business reports that Wal-Mart is wooing black leaders again. The retailer invited a handful of black icons in New York City to visit the mothership in Bentonville, Arkansas.
I was taking my regular ocean walk near Marina del Rey when a friend called and said, "Hey, did you hear about your photographer friend Ernest?" Surprise, he said, your guy turned out to be a Civil Rights movement FBI informant.
The illustrious audience received I Dream in the spirit in which it was presented: as a fresh twist on an old story.
Now that John has copped to paternity Elizabeth has kicked him to the curb. She's not apologized to the Youngs.
Like any story, the John Edwards mess was a slow boil: one lie built upon another, another action causing a reaction, fear taking over the impulse to do what is right.
In the days leading up to Valentine's Day, several real-life romances have emerged as potential threats to the on-screen classics like Bogart and Bacall and Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.
Appears Edwards's former fall guy turned out not to be so meek At long last, he's grown a set and won't turn the other cheek
While marital and couples therapists tell us how to save our marriages, sociology, anthropology, and human behavioral ecology suggest that it isn't so much married couples as Marriage itself that's in crisis.