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From Torment to Triumph: Cupcake Brown Addresses At Risk Youth in San Diego

Today’s youth face a myriad of challenges. For so many, just making it to high school graduation is something of a fantasy. And through...

Harmonious Solutions Presents a Town Hall: Breaking Down Barriers and Building Relationships

Last Saturday, June 1, Harmonious Solutions hosted a half-day town hall, “Breaking Down Barriers and Building Relationships” which brought together a number of service...

Myrlie Evers Meets with President Obama

  June 12, 1963, Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers was assassinated for his efforts to overturn segregation in Mississippi.  Fifty years later, President Obama met...

With Five Years at the NAACP, Ben Jealous Strikes a Distinct Tone

Benjamin Todd Jealous has charted a course focused on voting rights, capital punishment and marriage equality. By  Jonathan P. Hicks It has been five years since Benjamin...

California Anti-Tobacco Advocates Urge FDA to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes as Part of World...

(Oakland, Calif. - May 30, 2013) In observance of World No Tobacco Day, African American anti-tobacco advocates in California and across the country are calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol in cigarettes and...