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By Coach Lashawnda Many people are at war. They’re not battling their boss, the mate or their kids. They’re battling themselves. They constantly fight themselves…

Johnson C. Smith University will celebrate Homecoming 2013, “Smith Made,” beginning Monday, Oct. 21. The activity lineup includes the coronation induction ceremony, pep rally, National Pan-Hellenic Council step show, parade, annual FestiVille celebration, Homecoming game, and the alumni gala. A pep rally will start in the Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium at 3 p.m. on Oct. […]

The shutdown of government has taken upward of $24 billion out of the US economy. The federal workers who were required to endure nearly three…

Robin Emmons, founder of Sow Much Good, was selected as a top 10 CNN Hero on CNN’s “New Day” by Anderson Cooper which immediately won…

Robin Emmons, founder of Sow Much Good, needs your help! Emmons was selected as a top 10 CNN Hero on CNN’s “New Day” by Anderson Cooper which immediately won her nonprofit $50,000. She and the other 10 finalists that will travel to New York for a celebrity tribute Sunday Dec. 1. At the December tribute, […]

Once again, comedian Marcus D. Wiley dropped some gems about relationships during the Radio One Family Comedy Tour.  The tour featured comedians Cocal Brown, Joe…

There are a bevy of harrowing stories of women surviving physical abuse by their husbands or significant other. The abuse also takes a more permanent…

via http://www.charlotteobserver.com The polls are open and voting is under way in parts of Charlotte and in five other cities across the region where municipal…

Thompson Child & Family Focus, a leading nonprofit provider of treatment, care and education for at-risk children and families, will officially unveil its new Thompson Family Services Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Board members, elected officials, donors, supporters, staff and families and residents of the Grier […]

As the nation continues to grapple with a government shutdown, assigning blame has been volleyed between Republicans and Democrats. While the American people care little…

Deep cuts to the Food Stamp program helping to feed millions of Americans, including children, the elderly and veterans, threaten to plunge more families into…

Check out our own Eddie Owens featured in today’s Charlotte Observer!