African Americans

According to a recent study by the Williams Institute, the number of African-Americans within the LBGTQ community is rising fast. RELATED: The LBGTQ Factor: The…


Senior advisor to President Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett, talks with the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the inception of the Affordable Care Act. — TOM…


With the continuing challenges of Black America in mind, despite our first African-American president, it’s a good time to come together. This year marks the…


NEW YORK (AP) — It was on the streets of her Harlem neighborhood in the 1940s that teenager Althea Gibson began working on the tennis skills that would take her all the way to winning Wimbledon. But according to the 1940 census, the trailblazing athlete didn’t even exist. There’s no record of Gibson and her […]

(Washington, DC)  —  African-Americans are being urged by the National Urban League to get out and vote at election time.  The organization views it as a way to counter state laws it says threaten the educational and economic progress made by blacks.  The 101-year-old civil rights group has made “Occupy the Vote” the theme for […]

Well Elev8-ers, I spent some time now providing you with fitness information/workouts, now it’s time to get serious again and talk health and wellness. There’s no better way to start things off than with a little controversy, so here it goes. I found a four part interview with one of the world’s most highly respected […]

VIA CNN: African-Americans are extremely supportive of President Obama, but their enthusiasm appears to have dramatically dropped from earlier this year, according to a new national poll. The CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey, released Tuesday, also indicates that Obama’s presidency appears to have made blacks more optimistic about race relations, but less than one in five […]