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Focus is also placed on malaria prevention in a country where the disease kills around 300 000 people a year – or nearly a third of one million malaria deaths on the continent. And it seeks to get the HIV and AIDS message across in an easy-to-understand way for children in Africa, the continent worst hit by the virus.

Thus, today through the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), America’s Black Press, I am announcing a unique solution and my personal contribution to make this solution available as an option for those who may have dropped out of high school, said Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. is Senior Advisor to the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) and President of Education Online Services Corporation.

Via: defendernetwork.com It’s a good idea to know your credit score and how that number will affect you. If you’re buying a house or a car, your credit score helps lenders know what interest rate you should be charged – the higher your credit score,

The free eBook is released just in time for National Small Business Week – an event recognizing the nation’s top entrepreneurs. This year’s event is slated for May 16 to 20, 2011, and will commence in Washington, D.C.

Denzel Washington confessed to a bit of stage fright in his latest role: Commencement speaker at the University of Pennsylvania. The 56-year-old star of “Malcolm X” and “Philadelphia” delivered a humorous speech with a sobering truth: Failure is inevitable. Yet instead of having something to fall back on, he said, graduates should “fall forward” – […]

The class touches on all aspects of finances including: insurance, mortgages, credit cards, retirement accounts, investing and taxes. But students also learn to balance checkbooks, fill out job applications and use Microsoft Excel to help set and follow budgets.

Officials at HISD said only teachers who have been displaced will be allowed to apply for the positions until the freeze on hiring teachers is lifted.

The inaugural African American National Spelling Bee Championships (AANSBC) will take place in Houston.

 Happy Tuesday Saints!!! I can’t wait til sat.  I found this article and this is what I want to talk about on the air this weekend.  I think this will be a great show topic with plenty of your opinions.  Let me know what you think. Over 50% of all marriages today end in divorce. […]

Via: defendernetwork.com If you’ve never asked yourself that question before, it’s high time to consider it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 high school students in the U.S. has taken a prescription drug,