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Olympians Madeline Mims Manning, rear, and Mary Wineberg, participate in RunJumpThrow event wit youngsters at USATF Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Manning Mims became the first black woman to win the Olympic 800 meters. Her story got overshadowed at the 1968 Mexico City Games by Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who raised black-gloved fists on the medal stand during the national anthem to protest America's social injustices. (USATF via AP)

50 Years Later, 800-meter Olympic Champion Madeline Manning Mims is Still Singing Gospel and...

The moment felt surreal to Olympic 800-meter gold medalist Madeline Manning Mims as she stood on a track in North Carolina over the summer...
President Donald Trump meets with rapper Kanye West and former football player Jim Brown in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump’s Boasts About Job Market Ring Hollow in Some Black Communities

It’s one of President Donald Trump’s favorite talking points in promoting his administration’s success: the record low rate of black unemployment. But on a...
Jeffrey Zeigler

White Ex-Firefighter Found Guilty of Assault After Firing Shotgun at Black Teen Who Knocked...

A white man who shot at a black teenager who came to his house to ask for directions was found guilty Friday of assault with intent to...
The driver remained calm throughout the 16-minute clip while he was the victim of racist insults and accused of being homophobic.

Lyft Rider Caught On Tape Harassing Black Driver, Calling him ‘Nigger’ for Not Playing...

A Lyft passenger who told a driver he would make sure he never worked for the ride-sharing app again after he refused to play...
Teresa Sue Klein

White Woman Who Claimed 9-Year-Old Black Boy Sexually Assaulted her in Cornerstore Says She’s...

You know “Barbecue Becky” and “Permit Patty” — now meet “Cornerstore Caroline.” A wild viral video captured a white Brooklyn woman calling the cops on...

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Jesus Made a Point by Treating Men and Women...

In the 21st century, as many women still struggle to find their definitive place in a patriarchal society, feminist author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, argues...

Colin Kaepernick Receives W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Harvard University for Contributions to Black...

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among eight people saluted by Harvard University on Thursday for contributions to black history and culture. All eight recipients...

WATCH: Bengals Star DE Carlos Dunlap Hosts 5th Annual Spa Night for Breast Cancer...

Every Saturday on Bengals Nation (11:30 p.m.) a player in the community is featured. Wednesday night, it was a group of breast cancer survivors...

WATCH: Gospel Music Legends, Gladys Knight, CeCe Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Ledisi and Mary Mary, Bring the...

CLICK HERE TO WATCH. The American Music Awards paid tribute to the legacy of the late Aretha Franklin with a video montage and performances by various gospel...

WATCH: Kanye West Becomes President for a Day; Takes Over the Oval Office in...

Following in the steps of his reality TV star wife-turned-activist Kim Kardashian West, rapper Kanye West will be meeting with President Trump, the president's...

White Parents Open Up About Distress their Children Suffered when White Woman Called the...

The Atlanta parents who hired a black babysitter for their white children said the youngsters were 'scared' after a woman called police on the...

White Woman Calls Police on Black Man Babysitting Two White Kids in Georgia

It’s a case of babysitting while black. A white woman called the police on a black man as he babysat two white children. Corey Lewis documented...

First Black Player Drafted Into NFL and Three-Time Pro Bowl Player, George Taliaferro, Dies...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WHeKSfNeGk George Taliaferro, a three-time All-America running back at Indiana who became the first black player to be selected in an NFL draft, died Monday...
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Kanye West will visit the White House on Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner talk about manufacturing in America, gang violence, prison reform and Chicago violence. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Kanye West to Visit President Trump at White House, Discuss Prison Reform and Gang...

Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says West is scheduled to have lunch with...

Research Finds That Black People Supported by Church Communities Have Lower Blood Pressure

Amanda Hoyte-Badu was unsure how she would be perceived by a group of people a lot older than her. In her role as a...

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old Girl at Dallas Party

Police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested on a manslaughter charge in the killing of a high school junior who, witnesses say, was...
People react outside of City Hall after a jury convicted white Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald Friday, Oct 5, 2018, in Chicago. Van Dyke, 40, was the first Chicago officer to be charged with murder for an on-duty shooting in about 50 years. He was taken into custody moments after the verdict was read. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Guilty Verdict in Laquan McDonald Case Raises Hope of Greater Police Accountability Nationwide

A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A white officer stood before a mostly white jury and...
People react outside of City Hall after a jury convicted white Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald Friday, Oct 5, 2018, in Chicago. Van Dyke was charged with first degree-murder in the October 2014 killing, a charge that requires a finding that the shooting was unnecessary and unreasonable. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Jason Van Dyke Verdict Comes Four Years After Laquan McDonald’s Death

Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks...

Community Fights to Save Historic African American Club in Charlotte

The Excelsior Club is a historic pillar in the city's black community, but the last attempt to save it fell through this week. Right now,...

‘Ray Donovan’ Actor Marion “Pooch” Hall Arrested, Placed Under Investigation by Child Services For...

Marion “Pooch” Hall, who plays Darryl Donovan on Showtime’s drama series Ray Donovan, was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence and...