Steve Jobs: A college dropout who lost everything becomes one of the wealthiest innovators in the world

by Tiara Williams

Perhaps one of the most profound commencement speeches that has ever been delivered is from Steve Jobs. He is an innovative mega- inventor, entrepreneur and one of the most brilliant minds that the world has ever seen.

Does The Belief In Hell Damage Self Esteem?

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Do you believe in the existence of Heaven or Hell? Raised in the AME faith, I was taught that Heaven & Hell are real after-life destinations, but exposure to various religions/beliefs and experiences in my lifetime have expanded my outlook on such matters. Perhaps that’s why RawStory’s coverage of this new study piqued my interest. Their recent article explores the findings of the of the University of Oregon’s Azim F. Shariff And Lara B. Aknin that suggest a belief in a punitive afterlife could be linked to lower well-being.

Book recalls all-Black Navy band that included trumpeter from Pgh

In a Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 photo, photographs collected from an all Black Navy band which helped integrate the Navy during WWII. (AP Photo/The Daily Reflector, Aileen Devlin)

In a Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 photo, photographs collected from an all Black Navy band which helped integrate the Navy during WWII. (AP Photo/The Daily Reflector, Aileen Devlin)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Being a hero is not always about staring down the barrel of a gun.

Brooklyn Principal Accused Of Lying On His Resume & Being Fraternity Member

lewisApparently no one has ever told a Brooklyn principal that there’s no future in fronting, especially when it comes to lying on a resume or your fraternity membership. Lewis Franklin Thomas III is gaining a reputation as a liar. Thomas was previously fired from education jobs after his resume proved to be a fake. He lied about being a principal (when he was just a teacher), he’s also lied about holding staff jobs with Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Black History Month menu backfires at Calif. private school

Fried chicken, watermelon, cornbread show up as surprise choices

Fried chicken, watermelon, cornbread show up as surprise choices

(NNPA)–The idea behind a special, Black History Month cafeteria menu may have been noble and well-intentioned but controversy resulted Feb. 3 when students at Carondelet High School for Girls arrived at the cafeteria and found the lunchroom fare that day included watermelon, fried chicken and cornbread.

Open Thread: Is The Media Biased Against Interracial Couples?

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Remember that promise Kanye West made a few months ago about being quiet and not having one of his classic rants? Well, it’s been broken. Who would have thunk it?

Over the weekend during his Yeezus tour, Kanye gave the crowd something to ponder when it comes to interracial couples and the media: