Thank God: Golf Digest Helps Free Black Man Who Spent Almost 30 Years in...

When Max Adler received a tiny drawing of a golf course in the mail, his interest was piqued. But it was the accompanying letter that...

Mahoghany Jordan Who Was Photographed and Shamed by University of Mississippi Donor in Online...

One of the students pictured in racist post by the University of Mississippi journalism school namesake has spoken out. Edwin Meek, 77, the $5.3million donor...
T.D. Jakes

T.D. Jakes, Matt Chandler, Bryan Carter, and Other Dallas-area Pastors Sign Letter Calling for...

On Sept. 6, Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger entered what she says she thought was her apartment, saw Botham Jean, who she says she...

Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges Southwest Airlines Workers Had ‘Whites-Only’ Break Room at Houston Airport, Southwest...

A former Southwest Airlines employee is alleging in a discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday that airline workers once had a “whites-only” break...

Fuller Theological Seminary to Host Symposium On “Black Public Theology”

Dr. Martin Luther King’s first visits to Southern California included Missionary Baptist Church and Caltech in Pasadena. Some 60 years later our nation appears...

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle to Be Honored With Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

Activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle will be among eight people honored with Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Medal,...
Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Photo: Brinley Hineman/Murfreesboro Daily News Journal)

4 TN Teens Arrested for Vandalizing Black Church, Writing ‘KKK’ in Bibles, Hanging Up...

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Four Tennessee teens are accused of burglarizing a predominantly black church and scrawling racist graffiti there. News outlets report a Rutherford...
Shelia Stubbs

Suspecting Drug Deal, Connecticut Constituent Calls Police On Shelia Stubbs, Black County Supervisor Who...

It was a Tuesday evening in August when a Madison police officer responded to a call on the city’s west side, where a silver...

There’s No Fury Like a Woman Scorned: Scorned Wife ‘Repeatedly Tries to Run Over...

A Delaware wife angry about her husband's alleged infidelity was arrested after she repeatedly tried to run his mistress over with a car, police...

Tyler Hillard, 20-Year-Old Business Student, Dies After Going Out With His Alpha Phi Alpha...

Homicide detectives have launched an investigation into the 'suspicious' death of a college student after his family claimed he was being hazed by a...
Angela Bassett and Omarosa Manigault Newman (Getty Images)

Wow! New York Times Under Fire After Caption of Angela Bassett Photo Reads “Omarosa...

The Grey Lady found herself red-faced Tuesday morning over an embarrassing photo-caption flub. Early editions of the New York Times featured a photo Tiffany Haddish...

Gospel Music Artist Kirk Franklin Meets His Terminally Ill Biological Father for the First...

Talk about the power of forgiveness! Award-winning gospel singer Kirk Franklin  took to social media to share with his fans that he’s made peace with his biological...
Dr. Herron K. Gaston

Dr. Herron K. Gaston: Ambassador for Justice

Herron Gaston ’14 M.Div., ’15 S.T.M. is the recently promoted Associate Director of Admissions at Yale Divinity School and a key contributor to the...

New Orleans Church Encourages Members to Wear Nike to Protest Police Brutality

There’s never really a dress code at New Home Family Worship Center. It’s kind of a 'come as you are' kind of place. But...

Rashida Jones says Dad Quincy Jones’s Life is the ‘Story of Black America’ as...

Rashida Jones was inspired to make a movie about her father Quincy Jones because his story 'is also the story of black America'. The 85-year-old...
2018 National Leadership Award Recipients (NNPA)

National Newspaper Publishers Association Gives Maxine Waters, Al Green, Jim Clyburn, and Others ‘National...

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2018 National Leadership Awards Reception provided what one might expect when California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, Texas Democratic...
Barron Martin, pastor of One Faith Christian Center Church, and his wife, Andrea, are helping the church make a difference in the community.

Memphis Pastor Barron Martin Leads ‘Church Without Walls’ to Save Youth Living in Crime-ridden,...

It would have been easy for Barron Martin to take the safe route. He could have moved from the Memphis area, found a comfortable...
A view of the 'Four Spirits' statue and the 16th Street Baptist Church, Nov. 19, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala.. The statues memorialize the four victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963. (Drew Angerer, Getty Images)

55 Years Later, Survivors of 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Recall a Day That...

The decades that have passed since the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., was bombed 55 years ago Saturday — on Sept. 15,...
Jarvis Christian College

HBCUs, Jarvis Christian College and St. Augustine’s University, Honored for Activities Aimed at Improving...

Jarvis Christian College was recently named as a member of the Millennium Campus Network’s coalition of schools. Membership indicates that students are active in launching...
Democratic nominee for governor of Maryland Ben Jealous; Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia Stacey Abrams; and Democratic nominee for governor of Florida Andrew Gillum. (Brian Stukes via Getty Images)

Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum, Ben Jealous: Black Governor Candidate Become Celebrities in Quest to...

It was a raucous scene that could have been backstage at a rock concert: camera flashes, fans clamoring for autographs, scowling bodyguards, reporters hungry...