WATCH: Destiny and Lamar Odom, Jr. Ask for Prayers and Privacy

Lamar Odom's two children, daughter Destiny, 17, and 13-year-old son Lamar Jr.,13, have released a statement asking for "prayers" for their father. In a statement...

South Carolina Woman Joyce Curnell Died in Jail from Deprivation of Water

A woman who was arrested at a hospital over the summer for failing to pay court fines died the next day because she was...

How the Celebration of "Black History Month" Came to Be

I've known the name Carter G Woodson my whole life, not that I'm that great of a African American history scholar but that was...

Bill Cosby Says He Has No Plans for ‘Sexual Assault Tour’ After All

Bill Cosby said on Tuesday he has no plans to hold town hall events to discuss sexual assault, days after his spokesman suggested the...

Two-Term Elected Official, Robin Bartlett Frazier, Willing to Be Jailed for Praying In Jesus’...

Robin Bartlett Frazier, a two-term elected official in Carroll County, Maryland, isn't shy about her Christian faith. It's what almost landed the granddaughter of a...

Slavery, the People of God, and the Long, Winding, Difficult Path to Reconciliation

When Michelle Obama addressed the significance of the first black First Family living in the White House, a house built by slaves, she was...

Creator of ‘Shots Fired’ Gina Prince-Bythewood says the Show Was Sparked by George Zimmerman’s...

Filmmakers Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood are aiming to uncover the complexities of America’s criminal justice system with their new Fox drama series...

Detroit Hit Man, Vincent Smothers, Signs Affidavit saying He, Not Teenager, Is Responsible for...

An imprisoned hit man has signed a chilling affidavit taking responsibility for four murders at a Detroit drug house in a renewed effort to...

Former Top Law Enforcement Official Charles Ramsey Warns of Inevitable Political Convention Clashes; says...

The former chairman of a White House policing task force said Sunday that clashes at the upcoming national political conventions may be unavoidable because...

Fundraiser Set for Go-Kart Man Who Lost Home in Fire

The man with a reputation for helping everyone else now is in need of help himself.  Dan Davis, who made his block a refuge of...

Man in Minnesota with White Supremacist Tattoos Charged with Felony After Yelling Racial Slurs...

Jamie Lee Chris Schammell, 35, has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and terrorist threats after chasing a 13-year-old girl who...

Sheriff in Florida Fired for Allegedly Calling a Black Man a Monkey on Facebook

Authorities in Lee County, Fla., have fired Jean Lopez, a former deputy sheriff who reportedly referred to a black man as a monkey on...

Of Course, Twitter Users Did Not Let the Education Department Get Away with Misspelling...

Well, this isn't going help Betsy DeVos, Trump's controversial new Education secretary, win any new fans. The Department of Education on Sunday tweeted a quote...

LISTEN: “The Ramp” Course for Young Women (Class 18 from the MLK Senior Institute...

Listen to Class 18: "Let God Be Your All in All" Part 3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/therampclass/theramp-YBW-18.mp3   This course is for all young women, but especially for young black...

WATCH: New York High School Student With 101.6 GPA Accepted Into All 8 Ivy...

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, a high-school student from Long Island, N.Y., has a big decision to make soon. The Elmont High School valedictorian was accepted into...

Detroit’s Lorna Pitt Lloyd Celebrates 70 Years of Making a Joyful Noise

She began her entertainment career as a tap dancer at age 4 when a national traveling tent show stopped in Tarboro, N.C., once a...

Georgia Man, John Blue, Wants Justice After Spending 7 Months in Jail for a...

John Blue, of Georgia, says he wants justice after he spent seven months in jail on an assault charge of which he was eventually...

Congress Street United Methodist Church in Lafayette, IN, to Hold Forum On Black, Police...

A Lafayette, IN, church is hosting a "Black and Blue Town Hall" this weekend. Panelists at the forum will include local law enforcement officials and members...

Here Is Why Women and Girls Should Be Included in My Brother’s Keeper

Your Take: A group of women is appealing to the president to include girls because while the violence affecting young people of color is often...

WATCH: Establishing Diversity in Tech Shouldn’t Be All that Difficult

The tech industry is one of, if not the most, innovative industries in America, which is why it’s so concerning when companies don’t take...