Colin Powell Had Mixed Legacy Among Some African AmericansAs an American leader, Colin Powell’s credentials were impeccable: He was national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs and secretary of state. But his legacy as the first Black person in those roles is murkier, with some African Americans saying that his voice on their behalf could have been louder.
Black Women Who Boosted Obama Are Sticking With ClintonDuring a primary season in which she has been bombarded with criticism of her trustworthiness, Clinton has maintained a strong bond with one significant bloc of Democratic Party voters.
Blacks Killed In Michigan At 3rd-Highest Rate In USA black Michigan resident is seven times more likely than the average American to become a homicide victim.
Vallerand Gets Inaugural WSU College of Nursing Alumni Endowed ProfessorshipProfessor April Vallerand has been appointed to the first Wayne State University College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorship. Vallerand is a nationally recognized expert in both pharmacology and pain research, whose work has received backing from the National Institutes of Health.
Study: Murder Top Cause Of Death For Young Black MenA new study reports that if you add up all the deaths due to suicide, accidents, and disease -- homicide is still number one.
Bright House Networks Adds TV OneBright House Networks announced the addition of TV One, the real-life and entertainment network targeting African American adults, to its digital tier on Channel 147 and in HD on channel 347.
Report: Black Business Growing At Much Faster RateWhat is the state of black business in Michigan?
Report: Black Jobless Down In Metro DetroitBlack unemployment is falling in metropolitan Detroit, even as it remains well above the rate for white workers, according to a new national report.
WSU Study Finds Hidden Heart Disease In African-Americans With High Blood PressureA Wayne State University School of Medicine study has found that an overwhelming majority of African-American patients with hypertension also suffered hidden heart disease caused by high blood pressure even though they displayed no symptoms.
Detroit Court Addresses Lack Of Blacks In Jury PoolA U.S. district judge says a just released report shows most blacks either don't respond to mailed questionnaires or don't show-up when summoned.
Celebrating Black History MonthFebruary has many holidays but it was chosen as Black History month to honor the birth of two men who greatly changed the course of history for African Americans ...
'Who's Who In Black Detroit' Book Unveiled Wednesday marks the unveiling of the Fifth Anniversary Edition of "Who's Who in Black Detroit," a publication that shines the spotlight on the achievements of African-Americans in the Detroit area.
Wayne State To Study Vitamin D In African-Americans With HypertensionA Wayne State University School of Medicine physician researcher has received a $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the role of vitamin D in halting and reducing subclinical cardiac damage in African-Americans suffering from high blood pressure.
Wayne State Gets $1M Grant To Reduce Cancer Pain In African AmericansA new study, led by Wayne State University's College of Nursing and funded by a three-year, $1,078,000 award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, aims to improve the care of African Americans with cancer pain.
Driven: African Americans In The Auto IndustryA number of new cars and trucks are being introduced this week at the North American International Auto Show. Also being unveiled on Wednesday is a new project called "DRIVEN: A Tribute to African American Achievement in the Auto Industry."