Toddler recovers from “drowning”

Two-year-old Oluchi Nwaubani of London spent 18 minutes at the bottom of a pool. Now she's up and running, her parents say
By admin | February 10, 2009

Michelle Obama to grace the cover of Vogue magazine

She tells Vogue she is looking for a church to join and is trying to help her daughters get adjusted
By admin | February 10, 2009

A-Rod: I was “young,” “stupid,” “naive”

Alex Rodriguez admits that he used performance-enhancing drugs while playing baseball with the Texas Rangers from 2001-2003. He had denied such reports for years
By admin | February 9, 2009

Was Abraham Lincoln a racist?

Author and historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. tackles that thorny question this week in a two-hour PBS documentary called "Looking for Lincoln."
By admin | February 9, 2009

Deadline nears for CMS lottery

Are you unhappy with your child's school assignment? You have until 10 p.m. tonight to take part in the CMS lottery for magnet programs or seats in non-magnet schools.
By admin | February 9, 2009

Put down that blunt, brothers

A study of 369 Seattle men found that regular marijuana use, especially when begun at an early age, may double a man's risk of testicular cancer
By admin | February 9, 2009

Northridge Middle School wins the Black History Trivia Bowl

Seven teams competed for this year's trophy, up from four last year. The Northridge team, all 8th-grade honor students, practiced for 30 minutes a day for about a month
By admin | February 8, 2009

Free movie today in NoDa

See one of the most controversial black films of the 1970s: "The Spook Who Sat By The Door." The screening is part of the public library's Black History Month programming
By admin | February 8, 2009

Bicycles & Blessings

A WORD IN SEASON

A mother tries to teach her autistic son to ride a bike and ends up on a spiritual journey of her own.
By admin | February 6, 2009

Voices from our enslaved ancestors

In honor of Black History Month, a storyteller at the Historic Rosedale Plantation will recall the lives of four slaves who labored there
By admin | February 6, 2009