News

Print Media:

Daily Press
Reporter: Samieh Shalash
State of our unions
Sep 25, 2009���

Daily Press
Reporter: Samieh Shalash
Status of marriage continues to decline in U.S.
Sep 30, 2009���
http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-local_humarriage_0930sep30,0,3199866.story

Daily Press
Reporter: Samieh Shalash
HU summit to explore U.S. marriages, parenting
Sep 18, 2009���
http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-local_humarriage_0918sep18,0,5690246.story

Daily Press
Reporter: David Squires
Commentator Martin uses platform to advocate marriage
Oct 1, 2009���
http://www.dailypress.com/news/columnists/dp-local_squires_1001oct01,0,7546182.column

Daily Press
Reporter: Carol Capo
First marriage, then the baby carriage
Oct 5, 2009���
http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-local_humarriage_0930sep30,0,3199866.story

Daily Press
Letters to the Editor - Healthy families
Oct 3, 2009

Daily Press ��� Op ED
Why the black community can���t talk about marriage
Author: Linda Malone-Colon
Aug, 30, 2009

The Hampton Roads Voice
HU Summit to release U.S. Marriage Index
Author: staff
Aug, 20-26, 2009���

The Hampton Roads Voice
HU Summit Explores Marriage and Family
Author: staff
Aug, 8-14, 2009���

Chicago Tribune
Reporter: David Squires
Commentator Martin uses platform to advocate marriage
Oct 1, 2009���

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Reporter: Staff Reporters
Hampton Summit will Focus on Family
���Sep 24, 2009���
http://www2.timesdispatch.com/rtd/news/local/education/article/CAMP24_20090923-211204/295048/

Associated Press
Reporter: Zinie Sampson
Va. event to promote marriage, 2-parent families
Washington Times ��� Sept. 27, 2009
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/sep/28/summit-in-virginia-to-promote-marriage/

Associated Press
Reporter: Zinie Sampson
Family values groups give marriage in US today an 'F'
Chicago Sun-Times - ���Oct 3, 2009���

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Reporter: Op/Ed
Marriage crisis is root of poverty
By Linda Malone-Colon Sept. 28, 2009���
http://www.ajc.com/opinion/marriage-crisis-is-root-149231.html

Washington Post
Reporter: Ellen McCarthy
Wedded to the Idea of Promoting Black Marriages ���
Oct. 4, 2009���
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/02/AR2009100200255.html?hpid=sec-artsliving

Washington Post
Reporter: Ellen McCarthy
For better or worse: Report says marriage���s best days have gone by���
Oct. 25, 2009���
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/02/AR2009100200255.html?hpid=sec-artsliving

Washington Times
Reporter: Zinie Chen Sampson
Summit in Virginia to promote marriage
Setp. 28, 2009���
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/sep/28/summit-in-virginia-to-promote-marriage//print

Newsweek
Reporter: Lisa Miller
Marriage Is Hard: The religious right admits it.
Oct. 9, 2009
http://www.newsweek.com/id/216915

The Charlotte Post
Reporter: Ryanne Persinger
Loving ties that bind mothers to their sons���
May 15, 2008���

Diverse Magazine
Broken Ties
Reporter: Katti Gray
Oct. 29, 2009

Radio/TV Broadcast:

CNN Newsroom
Reporter: Fredricka Whitfield
Sept. 26, 2009, 2:30 p.m.
Interview with Dr. Linda Malone-Colon and two students, biology major Timothy McCall and psychology major Jocelyn Watkins.

CNN Newsroom
Reporter: Fredricka Whitfield
Oct. 3, 2009, 2:46 p.m.
Interview with two students, biology major Timothy McCall and psychology major Jocelyn Watkins.

Tom Joyner Morning Show
Reporter: Tom Joyner
Sept. 28, 2009, 7:15 a.m.
Interview with Dr. Linda Malone-Colon and Roland Martin.

NPR: ���Tell Me More���
Sept. 29, 2009
Interview with Dr. Linda Malone-Colon and Bishop Eddie Long
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113299404

WHRO: ���HearSay with Kathy Lewis���
Oct. 5, 2009
The State of Marital Union...
http://www.hearsay.org/2009/10/05/default.aspx

WVEC Channel 13 ��� Noon Show
Sept. 25, 2009
Interview with Dr. Linda Malone-Colon.

FOX News ��� Glen Beck
10/1/2009, 5:45:17 PM
Glenn Beck speaks with Charles Payne and Pastor Broden; mentions the NCAAMP at HU

WTKR-TV
9/29/09, 4:03:06 PM
Barbara Ciara talks about the NCAAMP at HU.

WTKR-TV
9/28/09, 4:45:16 PM
Barbara Ciara talks about the Summit at HU.

Blogs and Online Reporters:

Blackchristiannews.com
Hampton University to Release U.S. Marriage Index���
Aug. 14, 2009���

Blacknewsjunkie.com
VA event to promote marriage, 2-parent families���
Sept. 27, 2009���

Divorce360.com
African-Americans are less Likely to Marry and More Likely to Divorce, Studies Show���
Aug. 17, 2009���
http://www.divorce360.com/articles/print_view.aspx?artid=1176

Christian News Wire
Reporter: Angela,
Civil Rights Battle for Sanctity of Life Expands to Include Marriage, Family ...
Oct 1, 2009���
http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/3892311721.html

Examiner.com
Reporter: Trudy Schuett
First-ever index of leading marriage indicators
Oct 2, 2009���
http://www.examiner.com/x-12866-Domestic-Violence-Examiner~y2009m10d2-Firstever-index-of-leading-marriage-indicators

Everday Christian
Reporter: Leigh Ann Napier
Apathy has no place in marriage
Sept. 30, 2009���
http://www.everydaychristian.com/blogs/post/4910/

Yahoo! News
Reporter: Maggie Gallagher
The Five Leading Indicators of Marriage
���Oct. 7, 2009

MercatorNet
A marriage proposal
���Oct 1, 2009���
http://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/a_marriage_proposal/

Pocono Record
Author: William Murchison
In Letterman and Polanski's world
Oct. 7, 2009
http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091007/NEWS04/910070314

Newsone.com
Hampton Hosts Summit Promoting Marriage, Two-Parent Homes
Sept. 30, 2009
http://newsone.com/entertainment/hampton-hosts-summit-promoting-marriage-two-parent-homes/

iMAPP.org
Wedded to the idea of promoting
Oct 5, 2009 by Eve
http://www.marriagedebate.com/2009/10/wedded-to-idea-of-promoting-black.htm

LitGriot.com
Dodge Ball and Too Much Pressure on Str8 Couples
Sept. 29, 2009 by Diepiriye
http://diepiriye.blogspot.com/2009/09/dodge-ball-and-too-much-pressure-on.html

TheGrio.com
Love and success are more important than preserving your race
Oct. 20, 2009
Author: Charlton MciLwain

Gruntledcenter.com
African American Marriage Index
Oct. 1, 2009
http://gruntledcenter.blogspot.com/search?q=African+American+Marriage+Index

O Solo Mama
Hampton University plugs marriage to students: Single parents ...
Sept. 27, 2009 by osolomama
http://osolomama.wordpress.com/2009/09/28/hampton-university-plugs-marriage-to-students-single-parents-chopped-liver/

Ruth Institute Blog
Report on the Panel on ���The Politics of Marriage and Family���
Oct. 6, 2009 by Lynn D. Wardle

Ruth Institute Blog
Executive Director at Ruth Institute Participates in Youth Panel
Oct. 6, 2009 by Jamie Gruber

Somethingwithin.com
Why Should Black Women Marry?
Sept. 30, 2009 by Renita
http://www.somethingwithin.com/blog/?p=322

Deacon for Life
Civil Rights Battle for Sanctity of Life Expands
Oct. 1, 2009 by Roman Catholic Deacon
http://deaconforlife.blogspot.com/2009/10/civil-rights-battle-for-sanctity-of.html

Strongerfamilies.org
Stronger Families Blog
National Marriage Summit: A Historic Event
Oct. 7, 2009 by jeffkemp
http://www.strongerfamilies.org/blog/married/2009/10/06/national-marriage-summit-a-historic-event/

North Carolina Family Council
Index Shows Marriage Health Decline
Oct. 7, 2009
http://ncfamily.org/stories/091007s1.html

Abibitumi Kasa Akali
Marriage in Yoruba Religious Sphere Living in the West
26 Sep 2009 by Okyeame Kwame
http://www.abibitumikasa.com/forums/afrikan-social-systems/40986-marriage-yoruba-religious-sphere-living-west-posted-oyadun-via-email.html

Entertainment Weekly for El Paso, Jaurez, Las Cruces
WHAT���S UP
Oct. 7, 2009
Author: Mia R. Cortez
http://www.whatsuppub.com/showArticle.asp?articleid=8059

ShavelleBlogSpot
Randlomly Me
Oct. 1, 2009 by Flash!

MagnifyGOD Wordpress
Hampton University and the Black Home ��
Sept. 6, 2009 by ronjourlocke
http://magnifygod.wordpress.com/2009/09/06/hampton-university-and-the-black-home/

MarlonB.wordpress.com
The Pulpit ��� Heterosexual Marriage Soon Obsolete
Oct. 3, 2009
http://www.marlonb.wordpress.com/2009/10/04/1153/

Black Radio Network homepage
Sept. 29, 2009
http://www.blackradionetwork.com

Family Life International New Zealand
Leading marriage scholars come up with an index for monitoring the ...
21 hours ago by Brendan Malone
http://familylifenz.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/leading-marriage-scholars-come-up-with-an-index-for-monitoring-the-health-of-marriage-in-society/

Citizenlinkblog.com
New index measures health of US marriage
30 Sep 2009 by Jenny
http://citizenlinkblog.com/drivethru/2009/09/new-index-measures-health-of-u-s-marriage/

Countrygurl85.blogspot.com
HU Summit Addresses US Marriage Crisis
26 Sep 2009 by countrygirl85
http://countrygurl85.blogspot.com/2009/09/hu-summit-addresses-us-marriage-crisis.html

TodaysDrum.com
Hampton U. Opens National Center on African-American Marriages and���
Sept. 28, 2009 by TD Staff
http://www.todaysdrum.com/8486/hampton-u-opens-national-center-on-african-american-marriages-and-parenting/

Thinkmarriage.org
It���s not about race. It���s about parents
Oct. 19, 2009
http://f4agm.blogspot.com/search?q=it%27s+not+about+race.+it%27s+about+parents

Pittsburghlive.com
Research: Americans less wedded to marriage
Oct. 24, 2009
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_649633.html

Parenting-issues.net
Sept. 29, 2009
Todays HU summit to explore US marriages, parenting

DakotaVoice.com
Life together: The difference
Oct. 1, 2009
http://www.dakotavoice.com/2009/11/life-together-the-difference-between-doing-church-and-being-the-church/

Imkeeping up.com
What���s happening. . .black happening!
Sept. 29, 2009
http://www.imkeepingup.com/search/label/What%27s%20Happening%20Black%27s%20Happening

WAMU ��� American University Radio
Summit on the State of Marriage Begins
Sept. 28, 2009
http://wamu.org/news/09/09/29.php#29058

TomFicklin.blogspot.com
HU summit addresses us marriage crisis
Sept. 15, 2009 by Thomas R. Ficklin
http://tomficklin.blogspot.com/2009/09/hu-summit-addresses-us-marriage-crisis.html

FunctionalCulture.blogspot.com
Marriage crisis root of poverty
Sept. 30, 2009 by Constructive Feedback
http://functionalculture.blogspot.com/2009/09/marriage-crisis-root-of-poverty.html

USA Today ��� on DEADLINE
Homepage
Decline of Marriage

NPR
Tell Me More Blog
Sept. 29. 2009
http://www.npr.org/blogs/tellmemore/2009/09/big_news_personal_stories.html

Essence.com
Saving our marriages: HBCU Offers Help
Sept. 15, 2009

BlackAmericans.com
Hampton University to Host ���Marriage Summit���
Sept. 29, 2009
http://blackamericans.com/blogs/news/archive/2009/09/29/hampton-university-to-host-marriage-summit.aspx

TheBostonPilot.com
Report finds weakened state of U.S. marriage
Oct. 23, 2009
Author: Nancy Frazier O���Brien

TheAbstinenceClearinghouse.com
First ever Index of Leading Marriage Indicators
Oct. 20, 2009
Author: Sarah
http://blog.abstinence.net/2009/10/20/first-ever-���index-of-leading-marriage-indicators���/

Philly.com
Marriage on the Rocks, Study Finds
Oct. 28, 2009
Author: Ellen McCarthy, Washington Post

Pregnancy-info.org
Reference the Daily Press Letters to the Editor, Strong families
Oct. 18, 2009
http://pregnancy-info.org/unplanned-pregnancy/strong-families-daily-press

The-tidings.com
Report finds weakened state of US marriage���
Oct. 23, 2009
http://www.the-tidings.com/2009/102309/newsbriefs.htm

Azcentral.com
Marriage in US losing strength, report says
Oct. 24, 2009
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/10/24/20091024marriage1024.html

WashingtonTimes.com
Wetzstein: Teens without love role model
Nov. 17, 2009
http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/nov/17/wetzstein-teens-without-love-role-model/