5 African America Authors You Should Know for Black History Month
Openlibrary.org/Amazon.com/BarnesandNoble.com African Americans have made significant contributions to the world of literature dating back to former slave Phyllis Wheatley who became the first African American poet and African American woman to publish writing in 1773 ...
Mars Cuts King-Size Candy Bars
Mars Inc., makers of Snickers and M&Ms, announced Thursday it will phase out the king-size version of its candy bars, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Fewer Americans Have Employer-Based Health Insurance
Fewer Americans got their health insurance through an employer in 2011 than in 2010, according to a new report from the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index.
5 African American Icons Your Kids Can Write Black History Month Projects On
Hulton Archive, Getty Images/WikiCommons/US Department of Transportation/WikiCommons/dbking, Flickr If you are the parent of a school-age child you know the month of February means its time for a Black History Month project. While many students may choose to profile the life of those fallback figures that everyone already knows about, consider teaching your child about these African American pione
5 Great Family-Friendly African American Films
Family time is the best time to teach your children about the contributions of African Americans to the rich culture of our nation. While you might not have the time or resources to take your children to the Martin Luther King monument in Washington, DC, there are great movies you can watch that are as entertaining as they are educational.
Children Attempt Suicide at a Younger Age
Young people who attempt suicide may be doing it at a younger age, according to a recently released study.
Homicide Drops From List of Top 15 Leading Causes of Death
Murder has dropped off the list of top 15 causes of death in the United States, for the first time in almost 50 years.
Top Health News Stories of 2011
The year 2011 might be well remembered as the year of the revolt with millions around the world protesting dictators, Americans rebelling against corporations and young adults protesting against high tuition costs in Europe. But 2011, can also be remembered as a year of advancements – and set backs – in the health and well being of the world. 7 ...