About 80% of black babies are born to unwed moms
About eight in 10 black children in Indiana are born to unwed parents — a start to life that sets them up for problems during adolescence and beyond, according to an Indiana Black Expo report. (Continue Reading…)

Mayor Kilpatrick, chief of staff lied under oath, text messages show
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his chief of staff lied about their relationship last summer at a police whistle-blower trial that has cost the cash-strapped city more than $9 million, according to records obtained by the Free Press. (Continue Reading…)

Gates pours aid into African coffee farms
Can Seattle’s voracious demand for $3 lattes help send a poor child to school in Rwanda? Farmers in Rwanda are starting to sell to premium coffee buyers such as Starbucks and Peet’s for the first time, thanks to a program to help them boost the quality of beans. (Continue Reading…)

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