VIA WJLA: Many Maryland school systems are running out of snow days in this winter of record-breaking snowstorms. The majority of public schools in the state were closed Monday. Baltimore County schools have already announced they will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, and Montgomery County schools will also be closed Tuesday. After Wednesday, Baltimore County […]

VIA:  U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. “Brave Bessie” or “Queen Bess,” as she became known, faced the double difficulties of racial and gender discrimination in early 20th-century America but overcame such […]

VIA:  AOLtelevision.com Haeley Vaughn shocked American Idol judges with her cute personality and Pop Country singing style.  She is the first black pop country mainstream singer that American Idol has ever seen, and she represents well.  Check out her American Idol audition below: Simon Cowell was enamored with her right away. “Cute little thing, aren’t […]

VIA:  Biography.Com Singer and song writer Darius Rucker formerly of the hit pop group Hootie and The BlowFish, is the first African American to reach the top of the country music chart since Charley Pride in 1988.  His hit single “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” from his album titled “Learn To Live” jumped […]

VIA:  NewsOne.Com Madame Tussauds’ in New York has unveiled a wax figure of Michelle Obama in a one-shouldered white gown inspired by the one she wore to the inaugural ball. The first lady’s likeness joined a wax tuxedo-clad President Barack Obama on Tuesday. His figure was unveiled at the museum last year. In about two […]

Tina serves as Senior Vice President of Customer Service Operations for Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.   She is responsible for customer experience strategy and tactical implementation, eCare operations, agent desktop tools deployment and enhancements.   Care employee development programs for Comcast’s call centers are a key responsibility.  Tina develops outsource partner strategy, has responsibility for managing outsource […]

Andrea A. Agnew, a leader in the field of human resources, currently serves as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Comcast Cable Communications in Philadelphia. Agnew is responsible for developing strategies and building programs to enhance Comcast’s Corporate Human Resources diversity strategy. She works closely with senior leadership to integrate diversity and equity practices […]

THE WASHINGTON POST: In the aftermath of the weekend’s massive snowstorm, the region came to grips with the fact that digging out will take days, even as more potentially paralyzing winter weather appeared headed this way by Tuesday. Snow might be falling again by the time the first snowplow arrives to carve a path into […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: State government offices in blizzard-affected areas of Virginia are closed today. Many local attractions including the Smithsonian and the Capitol Visitor Center also are closed, as well as many libraries and recreation centers. Call before heading out. The District Public Schools D.C. Public Schools: Closed Monday. Administrative offices will open 1 […]

By Mark F. Gray After two weeks of hype Miami is now officially Payton Place. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning may be the first son of New Orleans but after leading the Saints to their first Super Bowl Sean Payton is now the Baron of the Bayou. Super Bowl XLVI has the potential to be […]