Amid recent racist comments made by LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling
about African Americans, the NAACP has cancelled the lifetime
achievement award it had planned on giving him at a ceremony scheduled for May 15.
Just as intended, the 44th annual celebration of Earth Day is surrounded
by talk of our environment, our impact on it and what we can do to
better live in harmony with it. Here, environmental advocate Lynda Chervil shares affordable gadgets that shrink your footprint – and your bills.
34% of American adults are obese and
only 20% of Americans perform aerobic exercises. The Office of Minority Health warns that these numbers
are worse for America’s urban centers. It was stats such as these that prompted the
Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and its Health Committee 5 years ago
to launch the Nat'l Urban Health Conference which will celebrate its
4th Conference this week, April 25-27, under the theme “Our Health Is Our
A bold new plan designed to attract new businesses and jobs to the
Empire State and launched late last year by offering an array of tax
friendly incentives---is not receiving the thunderous support and
welcome proponents of the initiative had hoped for, according to various