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Congregation of African-American Jews in Philadelphia during a Torah dedication ceremony at Beth’El Synagogue. (Photo: AP)

Interview: On Being Black and Jewish During the High Holy Days

This week, Sept. 20-22, marked Rosh Hashana, one of the most important holidays in Judaism, and Yom Kippur, the other major holiday, will be...

Colin Kaepernick’s Mom Responds to Trump’s SOB Comment: ‘Guess That Makes Me a Proud...

During a rally in Alabama on Friday, President Donald Trump criticized NFL players who protest the national anthem, saying he wished NFL owners would...

Some See a Problem: Trump Calls Protesting Black Athletes ‘SOBs,’ but neo-Nazis ‘Very Fine...

In Donald Trump's mind, black celebrities who speak out are "sons of bitches" while white men who march with Nazis are "very fine people." Donald...

Soul Legend Charles Bradley Dead From Cancer at 68

Charles Bradley, one of the most prominent soul and funk performers over the past decade, has died at the age of 68. A press...

LeBron James Calls President Trump a ‘Bum,’ Says Going to White House Was Great...

LeBron James jumped into the fray between President Donald Trump and NBA star Stephen Curry on Saturday, calling Trump a “bum” for rescinding an...
The first senior class, with valedictorian Jaylin Smith (third from left) at the graduation ceremony. (Chuck Cook/Genesis)

Mississippi Academy Aimed at ‘Equipping Young Black Men With the Gospel of Christ’ Wins...

World News Group Announcement Our Hope Awards Southeast Region winner is Delta Streets Academy (DSA), a 5-year-old Christian school in Greenwood, Miss. You might wonder...

LISTEN: Be Persistent (The Brother’s Keeper #65 with Daniel Whyte III)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/be-persistent-the-brothers-keeper-65 Even Mo’ Letters to Young Black Men Letter Thirteen: Be Persistent Dear Y.B.M., You might be talented. You might be educated. You might be well-trained. But, all...

Larry Elder Says ‘Uncle Tom’ is More Destructive than the ‘N-word’

by Larry Elder The pejorative "Uncle Tom" causes more damage than does the word "n-----." The "N-word," when used by a white person as an epithet...
Robert Smalls helped free slaves after commandeering a Confederate steamer during the Civil War. (Library of Congress)

South Carolina Leaders Call for Monument Honoring Black Civil War Hero

Even as debates about Confederate monuments rage across the United States, two South Carolina state senators are proposing the installation of a new Civil...

Black Employees at Restaurant Inside Trump’s DC Hotel File Lawsuit Alleging Racial Discrimination

Dominique Hill and Irving Smith Jr. had good jobs. Last year, Hill worked as a bartender at P.F. Chang’s in Tysons Corner and Smith had...
Chief Thomas Galati, the top uniformed member of the New York Police Department’s Intelligence Division, was accused by detectives of making promotions based on personal loyalty. (Credit: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg, via Getty Images)

Investigation Finds that Black Detectives in NYPD Were Bypassed for Promotions

In one of New York City’s most powerful police divisions, there was an obscure unit filled almost exclusively by black detectives. The “rap unit,” as...
FILE PHOTO: Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WATCH: Former FBI Director James Comey Speaks at Howard University, is Heckled by Protesters

Protesters at Howard University chanted and booed on Friday through James Comey’s first public address since he testified to Congress about his firing by...

3,000 People Attend Philadelphia Church Festival Fostering Bond With Law Enforcement

Law enforcement officers joined with local residents to receive prayer support during a community festival last Saturday at 20th Street and Lehigh Avenue. Deliverance Evangelistic...

Some Black People Don’t Want Obama’s Library in Chicago’s South Side Because They Feel...

On the South Side of Chicago, people don't criticize Barack Obama — not in the open, at least. In this predominantly African-American part of the...

South Carolina: Call For A Monument To Black Civil War Hero

A call to honor a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, onetime epicenter of a groundswell movement...

Daughter of Judge Mathis Gets Married

Just as it seems that practically everyone in Hollywood is breaking up or dealing with cheating scandals, there are still some who are showing...

Protesters March In St. Louis Suburb Over Police Shooting

Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge’s recent acquittal of a white former police...

Police Investigating After 20-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Atlanta Street

Police are looking into a deadly shooting that took the life of a 20-year-old woman. Thursday morning, September 21, 2017, officers responded to reports of...

Jesse Williams and Estranged Wife Ordered to Communicate through App

The messy divorce and custody battle between actor Jesse Williams and his estranged wife Aryn Drake-Lee came to a head with a family judge ordering...
Barbershop manager Butch Lyons, in red, pauses to talk with customer Arthur Edwards while cutting Eugene Kirkland's hair in June in Richmond at Fleming's Barbershop, a stop for Virginia candidates seeking office.

BlackPAC Plans $1.1 Million Campaign to Get African American Voters Mobilized in Virginia

An organization that mobilized black voters on behalf of Hillary Clinton in November plans to spend more than $1 million in Virginia to do...