Author Archives: Ann Brown

The Educational Challenges Of Color: New Report Looks At The Barriers For Black Girls

The stats seems to be stacked against Black girls.

Georgia Woman Tried To Cash A $94 Million Tax Refund Check; Nabbed In IRS Sting Operation

What the…?

Tennis Coach Expanding His Successful Tennis Village On Chicago’s South Side

Taylor Townsend, who faced Serena Williams at the US Open, got her start at the center.

Waka Flocka Flame Hires Seth Rogen To Be His Personal ‘Blunt Roller’

The pay is $50,000.

And The Winner Is…9 Ways To Come Out On Top In Any Argument

Know when to shut up and you might just win the argument.

Junior’s–And Its Cheesecake–To Remain In Downtown Brooklyn; Owner Turns Down Offers To Sell

Junior’s will remain a fixture in Downtown Brooklyn as owner says the restaurant–and its cheesecake–are going anywhere.

‘The Voice’ Coaches Get Career Boosts, But Have Yet To Find A New Star

Will “The Voice” find a star this season? It hasn’t in seven seasons.

Tresses Of Youth? 42 Percent Of Black Consumers Interested In Anti-Aging Haircare

Natural hair is prompting more interest.

Techies On The Rise: 4 Blacks Make Crain’s Chicago Business’ Top Tech Talent List

Though we wish there were more, four Black techies make the Top Tech Talent in Chicago list.

Black Ivy League Students Form Black Ivy Coalition To Promote Racial Equality

“Black. Lives. Matter.”