As we celebrate the monumental achievements of civil rights activist
Martin Luther King, Jr., check out Congressman John Lewis’s memoir, March. Lewis, a lifelong civil rights leader who marched with MLK, co-wrote the
book, which was published in August 2013 during the 50th Anniversary of
the March on Washington. In it, Lewis describes his first-hand, graphic account of the Jim Crow days and segregation.
On the eve of her 50 birthday, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a
White House event, along with her husband, to tackle education policy
and encourage colleges and organizations to recruit low-income students
Record producer turned entrepreneur Andre Romelle Young, aka Dr. Dre,
has teamed up with AT&T to launch Beats Music, a music streaming
subscription service. Beginning January 21, customers can get the service for $14.99 a month, exclusively through AT&T.
At a recent gathering for Phi Beta Sigma’s Centennial Founders Day gala,
actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte, a new member of the
fraternity, announced his new initiative, Sankofa Justice & Equity Fund, aimed at ending oppression and
violence towards women around the world.
Economically depressed communities across America may be getting a
much-needed boost – and soon. Last week, in an effort to combat income
inequality, President Barack Obama announced his plans to invest in