-Obama for President
It looks like Senator Barack Obama is set to officially announce his plans to run for President in '08. Read about it here.
-Genes and Premature Births in Black Women
A study conducted at Washington University indicates that black women might be genetically predisposed to give birth prematurely. Read about it here.
-African Countries Unite
Nigeria, Togo, and Benin have created a new regional body called the Co-Prosperity Alliance Zone (COPAZ). It's designed to integrate the economies of the three west African neighbors. Read about it here.
-R. Kelly has Emergency Surgery
Singer R. Kelly will miss a status hearing in the ongoing pornography case in Chicago. Kells reportedly had an emergency appendectomy in Miami during the Super Bowl. Read about it here.