Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland
communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech
muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote
awareness and innovation.
Health officials are urging everyone to get the influenza (FLU) vaccine. The CDC has reported that influenza and
pneumonia are the eighth-leading cause of death in the United States
with about 28,000 flu-associated deaths occurring each year. The number
of flu related sicknesses in the U.S is increasing sharply.
The holiday season is the perfect time to delight the senses with a
culinary experience, and the Black Culinary Alliance's Ninth Annual Global Food & Wine
Experience was an inspiring event where more than 50 chefs and wine
merchants came together not only to present a culinary exploration but
also to support the BCA in its endeavors of fostering diversity in the
Soledad O’Brien is the anchor for CNN morning show Starting Point and a
special correspondent for CNN/U.S. Since joining the network in 2003,
O’Brien has reported breaking news from around the globe and has
produced award-winning documentaries on the most important stories facing the world today. Here, she talks about her upcoming Black in America special “Who Is
Black in America?” which is set to premiere this weekend.