‘God Sent Me Here For A Reason’: Philadelphia Lyft Driver Saves 86-Year-Old Woman When...

CLICK HERE TO WATCH. A Lyft driver dispatched to pick up an elderly rider became concerned when the woman didn’t come out of her house....

BET’s “Sunday Best” Returns in June After 4-Year Hiatus with Original Host Kirk Franklin,...

MUSIC ICON KIRK FRANKLIN RETURNS AS HOST / MENTOR, ALONG WITH ERICA CAMPBELL, KELLY PRICE & JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS AS JUDGES “SUNDAY BEST” PREMIERES SUNDAY, JUNE 30th...

19th Annual African Pride Gospel SuperFest Live TV Recording Set For June 22, 2019...

Hosted By Award-Winning Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson; Donnie McClurkin and Rance Allen Group To Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors For Gospel Music Legacy The 19th Annual African...

Historic Number of African-American Women to Graduate From West Point This Year

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point's class of 2019 is set to include 34 African-American women, the highest number in the prestigious academy's...

WATCH: Billionaire Robert F. Smith Pledges $40 Million to Wipe Out 2019 Morehouse Graduates’...

Billionaire tech investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith stunned graduates of Morehouse College in Atlanta on Sunday, pledging $40 million to wipe out their...

Community Leaders Announce Plan for Memorial for Victims of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre at...

A Tulsa community leadership group unveiled plans for a forthcoming project that would honor and memorialize victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on...

Medical University of South Carolina Begins Study to Focus on Rising Suicide Rate Among...

Kasandra Alexander lost her oldest son, Jaylan, to suicide when he was just 17. He was seeking help from church, as many do. (WCIV) The...

What’s Going On? Texas Police Try to Arrest a Black Father in His Own...

Police in Texas attempted to arrest a black man in his own yard as he played with his children after mistaking him for a...

As Mother Emanuel AME Documentary Is Set to Be Shown, Survivors Contemplate Grief &...

Felicia Sanders, who survived the shooting four years ago at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., told a tale of two...

Civil Rights Activist Unita Blackwell, a Sharecropper Who Became Mississippi’s First Black Female Mayor...

Civil rights activist Unita Blackwell made history in 1976, becoming Mississippi's first black female mayor. She died on Monday at age 86. Unita Blackwell may...

How the Church of God in Christ Is Working Against Abortion in the Black...

Black churches across the nation are engaging in a campaign against abortion that involves not only political advocacy against groups like Planned Parenthood but...

What’s Going On? ‘Attitude,’ ‘Distracting’: Vague Offenses Allow Black Girls to Be Pushed Out...

Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers. For the first time...

WATCH: Black Woman Shot Dead by Texas Police After Shouting ‘I’m Pregnant’ is Identified...

A woman who was seen in a shocking video overnight getting shot and killed by a police officer in Texas after claiming she was...

Openly Homosexual Pete Buttigieg Has 0% Support Among South Carolina Black Voters

A new South Carolina poll shows South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg(D) with zero percent support among likely primary voters who are African American, a...

Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Victoria, Texas, Works to Break Silence on Mental...

Andre Davis and his mother, Annette, drove from Goliad to Victoria on Thursday night looking for help. A 16-year-old student at Goliad High School, Andre,...

Westboro Baptist Church to Target Commencements at Atlanta HBCUs Spelman, Morehouse, & Clark Atlanta...

Over the past four years students of Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Clark-Atlanta University have labored for educational and personal development in pursuit of...

Wiley Daniel, Colorado’s First Black Federal Judge, Dies at 72

On May 3, a group of “firsts” — barrier-breakers in the Colorado law community — gathered at the Colorado History Museum to honor the...
Natasha Tynes and her novel, "They Called Me Wyatt"

Debut Author Natasha Tynes Faces Backlash, May Lose Book Deal, Over Social Media Post...

A writer on the verge of releasing her debut novel is facing a backlash after she posted a picture on Twitter of a public...

Judge Stands Down From Deciding If Chicago State’s Attorney Kim Foxx Should Be Investigated...

Judge Leroy Martin Jr. stepped away from the case because of the potential conflict of interest on Friday His son, Leroy III, is...
In this Wednesday May 8, 2019, photo, Loyda Colon, left, co-Director of the Justice Committee, listens while Gwen Carr, right, mother of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died as he was being subdued in a chokehold by NYPD police officer Daniel Pantaleo nearly five years ago, speaks during an interview, Wednesday May 8, 2019, in New York. A New York City judge has cleared the way for a police disciplinary trial to begin next week for Pantaleo in the death of her son, after rejecting his claim that a police watchdog agency didn't have jurisdiction to prosecute the case. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

5 Years Later, Police Officer Faces Reckoning for Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr’s mind, competing for attention with warm, happy memories of her late son Eric Garner’s...