Via: // From (CBS) President Obama delivered the commencement address today at Virginia’s Hampton University – his first as president to a predominantly African-American school. Fifty-five percent of African-American high school seniors go on to college these days, compared to 45 percent in 1970. But graduation day is another story, as CBS News […]


Via: // HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The last time Camille and Jason Hammond saw President Barack Obama it was on a JumboTron as they shivered in the cold along with hosts of others at his inauguration. It was cold again on Sunday, but this time they didn’t have to rely on a TV, as […]

Via: // From AOL Black Voices: Tye Nero’s career plan was simple: become a professional basketball player. “I was just interested in playing ball. I didn’t care about grades,” said Nero (pictured above, far left), a 12-year-old 7th grader at Tanana Middle School in Fairbanks, Alaska. But then he heard about the Black Role […]

In a recent interview with Rev Run spoke on his son Diggy Simmon’s rap dreams. Last week Diggy signed a deal with Atlantic records after he burst on the rap scene with a video where he rhymed over Nas’s “Made You Look.” When asked if he’s worried about Diggy only being 15-years-old and choosing […]