Local communities benefiting from expanded transportation access
Thursday, 26 February 2015 13:33
(StatePoint) Demand for public transportation is on the rise. In fact, 10.7 billion trips were taken on public transportation in 2013, the highest in 57 years, according to the latest statistics from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA.)
During Black History Month, I want to continue my discussion about relationships. For our community to become better, we as a people must be better. The Black family is under attack, and the emotional battle between men and women of all races is at an all time high. To counter this, we need information that will help bring emotional healing and resolution. Knowledge is power, and power is needed for sustained changed. Here are a few things to consider as we work to help facilitate healing for the Black family.
Motivational Moments: Recognizing the heroes in your family
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 16:02
Today I talked with my sister about the elders in our family who are all gone away now. We reminisced about all the time we spent learning and listening to the adults talk about how things were when they were young. As kids, we thought those stories were boring and didn't have anything to do with what was going on in our lives at that moment. But looking back I now realize that everything they talked about is still very relevant today.
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:27
Frank S. Washington NNPA Columnist AboutThatCar.com
DETROIT – The seats in our 2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV were a little firm. But there was plenty of head room and the leg room was sufficient. We felt confident that two adults would be comfortable but three would be squeezed.
Motivational Moments: Take chances and achieve your goals
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:22
This year is all about stepping out there on faith! It's all about taking chances and achieving goals that you never imagined possible! This year I want you to see yourself as a successful and determined individual! No fear or regret will get in your way as you start this wonderful journey. This is how I have decided to start each and every day of 2015! Joy and excitement is what this year represents for me.
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.