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Dr. Cornel West described President Barack Obama as a “war criminal” during a speech he delivered Saturday at a pro-Palestinian rally. West proclaimed that President…

  Wednesday, September 25 is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. It is the largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. Getting a workout means less stress and could lead you on a path to a healthier you. Of course, lose the weight and never find it again. Let’s get that body […]

On Thursday, August 2, 2012, President Obama will make two stops to lay out his vision to restore middle-class economic security. His first stop is in Orlando, Florida and the final stop is in Leesburg, Virginia. The president will discuss the choice in this election between two fundamentally different visions of how to grow the […]

The presumptive GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney will address the National NAACP Convention in Houston, Texas today. His address will entail the economy on job growth and getting small businesses booming again. President Obama won 95% of the black vote in 2008. Romney will address the 14.4 % unemployment rate among blacks which is higher than 8.2% national […]

Get Educated! Get Updated! Get Tested! EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Roland Martin interviews Phil Wilson, President and CEO of the AIDS Institute. Today is National Black  HIV/AIDS Awareness Days and most people are not aware of the impact of HIV/AIDS on black college campuses in the south. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a study in […]

Show your support for the American Heart Association and wear red on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 3rd. Also, the Go Red For Women Luncheon scheduled for February 17th, highlights the importance of women and cardiovascular disease. For details visit GoRedForWomen.org. 

While you’re frying up some eggs and bacon, we’re cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today’s food holiday. Chip, chip hooray! – August 4 is National Chocolate Chips Day! Chopping up a chocolate bar into little morsels and putting them in a batch of cookie dough may be one of the best ideas […]

The national crackdown, Operation Dry Water, will run through Sunday. Authorities from the state Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Coast Guard and other agencies will patrol waterways, conducting breath tests and educating boaters. Accodrging to the Game Department, “Nationwide almost 20 percent of boating-related fatalities are a result of alcohol, drugs and some […]

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the only venue on the East Coast to house Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso, Paris. 176 works from Picasso’s personal collection is on display at the VMFA February 19 through May 12, 2011.  For details on this monumental exhibition call 804-340-1400 or http://www.vmfa.museum.