Blog Archives

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Patten University Offers Personalized Degree Programs for Working Adults

Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
Photo courtesy of
NewsOne.

Study: Half of Black Males, 40 Percent of White Males Arrested by Age 23

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]
Marijuana

OP-ED: Will California Join Colorado to Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use?

By D. Demond King, The Redemption Center Recent legislation in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use is being touted as a “springboard” by many supporters of the nation’s burgeoning pro-pot movement. Ma
drew-g

Drew Gooden Foundation Toy Drive

The Drew Gooden Foundation in partnership with Maurice Braxton hosted the annual Winter Wonderland Toy Drive, Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Booker T. Anderson Community Center.
Lottie Russell

Lottie Russell Celebrates 90th Birthday

Lottie Russell celebrated her 90th birthday on Friday, Dec. 20 Lottie surrounded by five generations of family and close friends. Among those attending were three of her children, four grandchildren and spouses, nine great-grandchildren, two [...]
From left to right: Taelon Hill, Sylvia Montgomery, Larry Lewis, Mark Torres. Photos by Joe L. Fisher, BAPAC.

Police Activities League Mentors Richmond Youth

The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) has added one-on-one youth mentoring to its slate of activities. The program, started in April 2012, provided young people with life- skills building activities including workshops on a variety [...]