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Acclinate’s Tiffany Whitlow cures health care ills

Acclinate co-founder and chief development officer Tiffany Jordan-Whitlow is an innovator and entrepreneur with a combined 15 years’ experience in economic development, marketing, health care management and community engagement. The committed community and health care advocate is a lifelong learner

South Africa urged to pray for Mandela

Johannesburg (CNN) — South Africa appealed to the world Thursday to pray for former President Nelson Mandela, who was readmitted to a hospital overnight for a recurring lung infection. Mandela was conscious when he was taken to the hospital just before midnight

Devyn of ‘The Face’: Her hottest photos

Devyn Abdullah of “The Face” has made quite an impression in the first few episodes of the new reality show. Created by legendary supermodel Naomi Campbell, the show center around mentoring and shepherding young modeling aspirants into, and possibly through,

Powerball winning ticket sold in New Jersey

(CNN) — Someone in New Jersey just got really, really rich. A winning ticket for Saturday night’s $338 million Powerball jackpot was sold in the state, lottery officials said early Sunday. The ticket matched all six numbers drawn: 17, 29, 31,

Hip-hop highs: When rap, rehab don’t mix

“And to the kids drugs kill I’m acknowledging that / But when I’m on the drugs I don’t have a problem with that.” – Lil Wayne, “Live From 504” (CNN) — Lil Wayne is down on drugs — for others. For

Jessie Jackson Jr. and political careers that ended badly

Some can’t take the rarified air that comes with being placed front and center on the political stage. Sadly, that seems to have been the case for Jesse Jackson Jr. recently plead guilty of campaign fund misuse totaling over $750,000. Jackson’s wife,

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

CNN) — A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him. Venezuelan officials called for peace and unity after President Hugo Chavez’s death on Tuesday, emphasizing in state television broadcasts

Rapper dead in Las Vegas shooting, crash

Las Vegas (CNN) — A shooting and a fiery crash left three people dead in the neon heart of the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday, and police scrambled to find out who triggered the carnage. The bloodshed closed the Strip for

Black directors, films snubbed by Oscars

Since Denzel Washington and Halle Berry won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, in 2001, Jamie Foxx, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Hudson, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker and Octavia Spencer have also been awarded the gold statuette. African Americans have

Obama to speak at Atlanta college commencement in May

President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta this spring, the college’s president said Saturday. The historically black men’s liberal arts college has just over 2,400 students enrolled and will graduate the class of 2013

South Africa: Following Nelson Mandela

(CNN) — He founded modern South Africa. The boy who grew up herding cattle in the hills of the rural Transkei area and attended a Methodist missionary school where he was given the name “Nelson” has dedicated his adult life to

Christopher Dorner not confirmed as dead

CNN is now reporting -there has been no body located in the cabin where a shootout occurred with police searching for fugitive ex cop Christoper Dorner, Los Angeles police said Tuesday night, contradicting earlier reports. The cabin is still burning

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