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1866 ----- The three-day Memphis Riot of 1866, which left the city’s black community in ruins, ended on this date.
By Frederick H. Lowe
The Mississippi Beverage Association, which represents an industry that has come under strong criticism for fostering the nation's obesity epidemic, has granted $10,000 to the Fayette Community Service Organization (FCSO) of Mississippi, which works to combat obesity in Jefferson County.
Merck & Co. Inc., the Whitehouse Station, N.J., pharmaceutical manufacturer of the diabetes drug Januvia, has reported a higher net income on higher revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.
100 Black Men of London is using May, Diabetes Month, to publish a detailed explanation about the disease that affects a large number of individuals from Africa and the Caribbean who live in the United Kingdom.
Lionel Richie's country album, Tuskegee, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 charts before moving up to No 1.
A database designed to assist lawmakers and community activists with information regarding health and environmental issues has been launched by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank for black elected officials, and the National Minority Quality Forum.
Born Laurence Tureaud on May 21, 1952, in Chicago, Mr. T. played the character “B.A. Baracus” in the hit 1980-television series, The A-Team.
Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association, has fired Paul Silas, the team's head coach, after the Bobcats finished the season with the league's worst winning percentage.
Employment in the nation's private, non-farm business sector, increased by 119,000 in April, the ADP National Employment Report announced on Wednesday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new, fast-acting drug to treat erectile dysfunction.
The Open Society Foundations' Campaign for Black Male Achievement and Root Cause have launched a website for the Leadership and Sustainability Institute, which is a national initiative designed to bolster the efforts of advocates and organizations, working to improve the outcomes of black men and boys in the United States.
The Black Star Project will host its second-annual Midwest Black Male Education Conference, on Saturday, May 19, in Chicago.
Dr. Umar Abdullah Johnson of Philadelphia, Dr. Ivory Toldson of Washington, D.C., and Dr.
By Frederick H. Lowe
President Barack Obama on Tuesday made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, where he signed a partnership agreement with the government that will end America's role in the Afghan War.
Felony Charges Announced in Florida A&M Hazing Death
A Florida prosecutor announced on Wednesday that he will charge 13 Florida A&M University band members with the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion, Jr.