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Meeting Nelson Mandela briefly is one thing, but fighting for him before you even shake hands is another. Charles Ogletree actually went to South Africa in 1984 to march for Mandela‘s freedom, and he knew how important his story would be for years to come. “We had to make sure people understood that we were […]

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Nana Eyeson Akiwowo Age: 36 Place of Residence: New York, N.Y. Why she is a Community Hero: Akiwowo helps to provide adequate health care in her parents’ homeland of Ghana via her African Health Now NGO. Although Nana […]

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UPDATE: A rep for the couple told E! Online that the story of a divorce is false: “Ice and Coco are doing totally fine,” Coco’s…

Talk about bad timing! Just last week we were in shock and disbelief about the massacre that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Now, the family of a boy who attends Roscoe R. Nix Elementary School in Montgomery County, MD are fighting a one day suspension that was given to their child. […]

Picking an election-year fight with Republicans, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to boost taxes on millionaires, traveling to Florida to make a populist pitch on an issue that draws a sharp contrast with GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Obama is outlining his support for the so-called “Buffett rule” in Boca Raton, Fla., arguing that wealthy investors should not pay taxes […]

MEMPHIS – The worst floods to hit the central United States in more than 70 years have swallowed up homes, farms and roads after the Mississippi River swelled to six times its normal width.