College Senior Uses Songwriting to Help Overcome Genetic Disease
Twenty-two-year-old West Chester University senior Tarik Williams is more than a big man on campus. He’s “King of the Rams.” But his rise to the top had its own unique set of challenges.
When he was diagnosed with a genetic disease that robbed him of his central vision in 2009, he vowed he wouldn’t let it rob him of his future. So, he created a vision for his life.
In 2014, Lesely McSpadden faced tragedy on a world stage, with the death of her then 18-year-old son, Michael Brown. And nearly two years after the passing of her beloved “Mike Mike,” Lesley McSpadden – as she often referred to him – carries on her son’s legacy, in Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil.
Black-Owned Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Las Vegas
Larry Smith and his partner Shawn Holman are breaking into the marijuana business. They are the stars of a new web series called "Selling Marijuana Legally" which looks at the opportunity for an African American owned pot dispensary. The series goes through the business process, shows community events and charities, culminating with a grand opening festival.
Mother-Daughter Duo Talk About Their Book 'Soul Food Love'
When you think of Soul Food, what comes to your mind? Through history, food has been a very important element in African American culture. On this edition of Urban Outlook we'll talk about the unique relationship African American women have with food. Well-known author Alice Randall and her daughter, Caroline Randall Williams came together to offer a new look into that relationship and how to make it healthier and affordable while still indulgent.
Misty Copeland has gone from living in a motel to dancing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. With radical focus and an unshakable will, Misty Copeland has achieved her goals and bedazzled the world, at the same time. Watch along as Misty shares her Food for Thought.
Food for Thought presented by McDonald's is a four-part video series, celebrating the ingenuity and accomplishments of celebrities and influencers of the African Diaspora.
Federally it is illegal to sell and use marijuana, but the medical use of marijuana
is misunderstood. We spoke with Dr. Chanda Macias of the National Holistic Healing Center dispensary to explain marijuana's health benefits.
Upstate New York Man Celebrates 108th Birthday with Wife of 82 Years
With a combined age of 212 and 82 years of marriage, an upstate New York couple could be one of the region’s oldest couples, according to the Journal News. The couple, Duranord and Jeanne Veillard, were married in November of 1932 – the same month former New York governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected the United State’s 32nd president.