Older adults who’ve lost their sense of smell – namely, the ability to pick up on strong odors like smelly socks or bacon sizzling in a pan – could be at an increased risk of death within five years, according to a study involving more than 3,000 people ages 57 to 85.
Loretta Lynch is President Barack Obama’s pick to be the next attorney general. If confirmed, she would be the first Black woman to hold the post. Here’s a look at Lynch’s career, from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Goodfellas.
Obama says Lynch will carry on equal justice
President Barack Obama introduced his choice for attorney general Saturday as an accomplished prosecutor from New York City who will carry on a “fierce commitment to equal justice.”
“It’s spelled with a small d-i-a-n-n-e. Small g-i-b-s-o-n. No capital letters in ‘dianne gibson,’” explained the woman known as Miss Community.
“A star has risen on the spiritual horizon of our city in the person of Dr. Michael Bowie Jr.,” said Rep. Helen Giddings for Texas Dist. 109 during a gala reception to honor a new pastor in the city of Dallas.
Even with overwhelming support from Black voters, Democrats still lost control of the United States Senate in the midterm elections and President Barack Obama will have to compromise with the GOP-controlled Congress in order to get anything done in his last two years.
In today’s global marketplace, it’s becoming increasingly necessary to have a post-secondary education and career-based training to keep a competitive edge. Gone are the days where one could enter the workforce straight from high school and carve out a comfortable living for themselves and their families.
After the Civil War and during the early 20th century, Blacks for the most part voted Republican.
The midterm elections are over, the final numbers are in and they don’t look pretty if you’re a progressive.
You may ask why would I start this column with that. It’s simple, that is when the next election is. On May 9, 2015, we in the city of Dallas will have an opportunity to elect six new Dallas City Council members, elect or re-elect a mayor and school board trustees.
If there was one lesson to be learned on Election Day it was this: Until President Barack Obama is gone and the Democratic Party leadership changes, Democrats will continue to lose.
Pundits are likely to spend the next several weeks attempting to explain the many reasons that Republicans simply kicked the Democrats square in the hind parts to dominate both houses of Congress in ways that had not been expected
Last week’s midterm elections were historic.
U.S. attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes. Beginning this fall, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia will take on a new and very different role as it turns its attention to those convicted of crimes they did not commit.
When it comes to promoting a healthy diet, it can be difficult to convince children to eat their fruits and vegetables
Honored this past October with the “Emerging Icon” award from Elle Magazine at the celebration for their 21st annual “Women in Hollywood” issue, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an actress on the rise.
Racism is one of the most controversial topics in the United States. Though somewhere between the Civil Rights Movement and the election of America’s first Black president, a group of people have declared racism to be extinct, there are those that state there has been little or no improvement in the last 50 to 60 years – not to mention the many shades of grey with varying ideas of racism and where the U.S. stands today.
When it was announced Sept. 30 that Liberian citizen Thomas Duncan was suffering from Ebola, many residents reacted with questions and curiosity about the disease, the patient and the possibility of contracting the virus.
The Harambee Festival is more than just a festival. For 40 years, the annual cultural event has provided a way for people to connect to their African culture and community.
The American Red Cross is seeking eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season.