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Safe Sleep Practices for Babies Ignored
Placing infants to sleep on their backs reduces SIDS....


Study Warns Black Parents to Leave Blankets Out of Cribs
New study finds a link between SIDS and Black parents' more frequent use of blankets in cribs....


Infant Mortality Way Down for Black Women in North Carolina
For the time in the North Carolina's history, infant mortality rates are at an all-time low. Accord...


Are You Pregnant? Then Quit Smoking!
Lighting up can harm your baby....


Nursing Tales: Black Moms Need Breastfeeding Support
Despite evidence that says "breast is best," too many black women don't breastfeed their babies....


This Day in Black History: June 16, 1942
Eddie Levert, the lead singer of the O'Jays and father to R&B singer Gerald Levert, was born on Jun...


Writer's Strike Is Over | Entertainment | BET.com
Posted Feb. 13, 2008 -- Finally, the ongoing writer's strike is going on no more. Members of t...


Detroit's Infant-Mortality Rate Rises to Worst in Nation
The former auto city's infant-mortality rate is more than double Michigan and the U.S. average, and...


Xzibit Preps First Album in Seven Years
The L.A. vet recruits Game, Dr. Dre, Wiz Khalifa and more for his musical comeback....


NBA Players, Owners Reach Tentative Deal to End the Lockout
It took more than 15 hours of talks, lasting from Friday into the early hours of Saturday, but NBA ...


Marijuana Charge Dropped Against Lions' Fairley
An Alabama municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defen...


At Hampton, Ban on Dreadlocks, Cornrows Gains Acceptance
Hampton students acknowledge that their school’s ban on dreadlocks prepares them for job market....


The 7 Days of Kwanzaa Begin
The 7 Days of Kwanzaa Begin...


White Women More Likely Than Black Women to Smoke Cigarettes While Pregnant
A new report highlights how common and serious smoking, drinking alcohol and abusing drugs are amon...


Harvard Training College Teachers on Black History
Three-week program includes lectures by some of the nation's leading scholars in Black studies....


Billy Taylor, Jazz Musician, Dies at 89
The pianist and composer was a tireless educator and promoter of the musical genre....


Innovation on display at Games Conference
Innovation on display at Games Conference...