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First Lady Joins Food Desert Fight
First Lady Michelle Obama is joining Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel next week to tackle the issue durin...


Today at the White House: July 20
Budget talks consume the White House’s attention....


Michelle Obama Announces Initiative to Aid Food Deserts
A group of retailers, foundations and small businesses are bringing healthy food options and jobs t...


Group Aims to Improve Food at Pa. Corner Stores
Food deserts in Philly get a makeover....


The SNAP Cookbook Inspires Eating Healthy on the Cheap
Recipes for eating well on $4 a day....


Commentary: Will Whole Foods Really Bring Hope to the Motor City?
It's doubtful this high-end store is the savior it’s being hailed to be....


African-American Families More Affected by Food Insecurity
Thirty-two percent of Black children face hunger, and African-American families are more affected b...


A New Supermarket Brings Hope to Detroit
A new Whole Foods opened in economically-depressed Detroit, raising hopes of more development to co...


Ed Koch, Mayor Who Became a Symbol of NYC, Dies
Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch died at 2 a.m. Friday from congestive heart failure....


Unpaid Somali soldiers desert to insurgency
Unpaid Somali soldiers desert to insurgency...


Unpaid Somali Soldiers Desert to Insurgency
Unpaid Somali soldiers desert to insurgency....


On Blacks and Fat: Dr. Gayle Porter
Poverty and food deserts aren't to blame for our weight problems, says health expert Dr. Gayle Port...


September Is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
As we examine childhood obesity in September, a look at the stats among African-Americans and Latin...


New Orleans Celebrity Native Opens Grocery Stores in Hometown
The Wire and Treme actor Wendell Pierce has pledged to open a number of grocery stores in low-incom...


Michelle Obama Says "Let's Move" | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) – Childhood obesity is still a major issue facing American children. 19...


Health Hero Q&A: Michelle Gourdine, MD
The pediatrician and author of "Reclaiming Our Health: A Guide to African-American Wellness" believ...


South Africa Offers Humanitarian Aid to Other African Nations
South Africa plans to offer humanitarian aid to Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Chad, four nations stru...


Strategic Like a Foxx
The Democratic National Convention is leaving Charlotte with a legacy for a brighter future....


Snipers, Shells, Tanks Terrorize Key Libyan City
Moammar Gadhafi's snipers and tanks are terrorizing civilians in the coastal city of Misrata and th...


Zuma's Libya Trip a Chance to Redeem African Union
President Jacob Zuma's mediation trip to Libya this week will test the relevance of the increasingl...

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