MISS EBONY AND HER COURT—The 2013 Miss Ebony Teenage Taylor Whitley, center, with flowers and crown and her court, from left: Zyaire Fisher, London Pipkins, Katherine Logan and Kayla Castleberry.
Students celebrate their recent graduation from the Year Up intensive training program (BlackNews.com) — Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. Their program emphasizes academic and professional rigor, setting expectations high for quality of work and professional behavior. A strong structure guides students through the steps necessary for achieving success in the classroom and the workplace.
First lady Michelle Obama hugs Jenika Headley-Greene as Obama hands out diplomas during the graduation ceremony for Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School,…
by Todd Sperry (CNN) — Young drivers are getting the message that distracted driving can be deadly, but a new study released Monday reports drivers ages 16 to 21 put themselves at far higher risk when driving alone.
PUPPY PURSE: Actress Quvenzhane Wallis arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) by Debbie Norrell Quvenzhané Wallis wasn’t the only pint-sized star to dazzle on the Oscars red carpet Sunday night. Her tutu-and-tiara-wearing puppy purse was also turning heads and was so age appropriate.
RYANN ROBERTS, CMU GRADUATE by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Ryann Roberts, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, said…