Prosecutor Steve Parks of Delta County, Michigan, says he’s pushed for more than a decade to have Merriam-Webster recognize the word Yooper, a longtime resident of the Lake Superior region. Now Yooper and 149 other words or phrases have been added to the 11th edition of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Many of the other new […]

*(Via iDateDaily) – It’s not uncommon for teenage girls to pick the popular jock over the witty nerd. When your future seems so far away, it’s easy to adopt an “impulsive style” of living, i.e. making choices without considering any long term consequences. But roughly a decade after high school, the tables change. The popular […]

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The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 10:00am-1:00pm, at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, located at One Veteran’s Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 For more information, contact The Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.at 240-491-0275

On January 19, 1918 John H Johnson, publisher of “Ebony Magazine” and “Jet” was born. In 1982 he became the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400.

On January 18, 1975, “The Jeffersons” premiered on television. It aired for 11 seasons, making it the longest-running series with a predominantly black cast.

On January 17, 1942 Boxing champion, Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He began boxing after his bike was stolen at age 12.