Addressing chronic lateness helps us to better honor both others and ourselves.
While it's necessary for you to take it easy during your summer vacation, you probably don't want to toss your major life goals aside for the sake of having fun, either. Here are some productive, enriching ways to spend your time this summer, in between those poolside naps and impromptu weekend trips.
The New York Urban League brought together four next-generation leaders to talk about the state of the civil rights movement in the 21st century.
This Year's theme for Black History Month is African-Americans and the Civil War, where black soldiers who were approximately 10% of the Union Army fought to abolish slavery. About one third of the 200,000 soldiers, most of who were in their teens, lost their lives for our freedom. As Jesse Jackson says, "freedom is not free!"
Can you imagine Jay-Z and Beyonce having to stay at a flea bag "negro only" hotel in the hood after performing at the Grammy's? That's how it used to be. Read about these 4 Black Youth change all of that.
When it's time for a political election you see candidates marching around town, giving flowery speeches, running aggressive campaign ads, hugging babies and shaking hands. But as an African-American teen you may ask yourself: What does this all of this matter to me? The answer is: A LOT.
The word "mentor" comes from the Greek word for "steadfast" and "enduring." Mentoring is the one-to-one or group relationship that one or more adults develop with one or more young people to help them develop and succeed.
Anyone can have whatever it is he or she wants. One just has to be willing to pay the price. -mattie james
You didn't take your early years of high-school seriously and now you want to go to college? What if they all say no? We will tell you how to get into school even if your grades aren't up to par.
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Getting pulled over by a cop. If it hasn't happened to you, the odds are that it will. Learn what to do and more importantly what not to do at the critical moment.