YMCA

Former President Barack Obama recently made a surprise visit to a Chicago-based YMCA community center.

In 2009, the organization launched the Y-Scholars (referred to as Rowe Scholars for high schoolers), a comprehensive program that targets students from low-income families, shepherding them through the education pipeline into college.

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for families. For others, it’s a reminder of tragedy the summer can bring. Just this month, five children ranging from the ages of 2 to 5 were reported dead after drowning in […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]