In Celebration of BHM OneUnited Bank Partners With #BlackLivesMatter To Organize Black America’s Spending Power & Launch The “Amir” Card

A historic partnership has been born between OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, and #BlackLivesMatter to organize the $1.2 trillion in spending power of Black America and launch the "Amir" card during Black History Month.

President Trump’s Election, Says A Black Lives Matter Leader, Represents “An Escalation Of The War On Black Bodies And Lives.”

Trump's immigration order barring refugees and immigrants in particular "changed the rules of engagement," says Malkia Cyril, executive director of the Oakland-based Center for Media Justice, part of the United Front. The new president's agenda, she says, represents "an escalation ...

Blacks & Diabetes- Six Symptoms That Should Not Ever Be Ignored!

More than 29 million people in the U.S., or 9.3 percent of the population, have diabetes. African Americans have some of the highest incidence rates for diabetes, along with more complications from the disease. Diabetes is treatable, but it is ...

Inactivity May Increase the Risk for Type 2 Diabetes, Even If You’re Skinny

Think staying skinny will help combat your risk for type 2 diabetes? Not necessarily, says a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, which found that people who are inactive may be at an increased risk for ...

Here are Five Things You Must Know if Someone You Love is Addicted to Painkillers

Fifty-two people die every day from opioid overdoses nationwide, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 12 million U.S. residents used prescription painkillers non-medically in the past year.

Marian Edelman: Welcome to the Land of Opportunity

“My mother always said, ‘Learn what you can learn for yourself, and then share your knowledge with others.’ My goal now is to advocate for equality and help others in need. Perhaps I have this opportunity because the purpose of ...

Etiquette Excursion with Mona Johnson

Sometimes the great ones leave us early before they have fully made their mark in history. Barbara Charline Jordan (1936-1996) was one of those. Barbara Jordan emerged as an eloquent and powerful interpreter of the Watergate impeachment investigation at a ...

Wendy’s Window: “Is This Presidents’ Day a Holiday”

How many of us really think about the various holidays we celebrate throughout the year? Do we take time to understand why we honor them or are they just an opportunity to take a day off from work? As we ...

Here are 5 Easy Tips to Help to Prepare Your Family For The Daylight-Saving Time Change

Daylight saving time brings brighter evenings and a reminder that spring and warmer weather are within reach. However, it comes with the potential to wreak havoc on a family's sleep routine. Time changes can make morning schedules just a little ...

Four Tips to Help Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Healthy and Clean

Because February is National Children's Dental Health Month, it's the perfect time to "brush up" on instilling good oral-hygiene habits.

Statepoint Gives Realistic Resolutions for Busy Moms in 2017

Time is perhaps the most coveted thing moms have and it's crucial to manage it effectively for you and your family.

Chances for African Americans to Benefit in Budding Cannabis Industry Go Up in Smoke

African American Californians are looking forward to having a stake in the state's medicinal and the adult recreational-use cannabis industry as dispensary owners are being locked out of the big cannabis business machine once it revs up in 2018.

Business Owners: Transform The Way You Think And Talk About Your Small Business

Success in business begins with the right mindset. As a business ages and becomes more sophisticated, the business owner's mindset changes.

Five Tips for Safe Space Heater Use

During the coldest days of the year, space heaters are one of the easiest, most efficient ways to get warm fast. However, when not used correctly, they may also be one of the most dangerous.

Here Are Five Top Tips for Heart Health Month

Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. While there are many risk factors involved that are beyond one’s control, a healthy lifestyle can make a big difference.