Christian Rapper Sho Baraka Reveals Why he’s ‘Not Voting For Trump Or Clinton’

Hip-hop artist Amisho Baraka, who performs as Sho Baraka, is one African-American man who feels left out by both major political parties — and...

Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles Restaurants Raided as Son Is Accused of Theft, Tax...

Gladys Knight's Chicken and Waffles, an Atlanta dining institution that features Southern favorites and is named after the famed singer, was raided on Tuesday...

‘The Cosby Show’ Reruns Set to Return ‘By Popular Demand’ on Bounce TV

Allegations of sexual assault by several women against legendary comedian Bill Cosby resulted in his popular sitcom, The Cosby Show, being banned from many television...

WATCH: Trump Faith Advisor Pastor Darrell Scott Is Being Sued for Over Half a...

A Cleveland Heights pastor, with ties to President Donald Trump, is being sued for back rent on a home in Solon that was allegedly...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Announces $700 Million Plan to Target Urban Decay in Baltimore

Calling Baltimore's abandoned rowhouses "hotbeds for crime," Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced a nearly $700 million plan to tear down thousands of vacant...

Remembering August Wilson and African-Americans’ Contributions to Broadway

Is Black History Month too celebratory an occasion to hear complaints about the few black actors in major roles on Broadway right now? Is this...

Two Black Men Who Had Cops Called on Them at LA Fitness Gym Break...

Two black men who had the police called on them when they tried to use a gym have spoken out about the 'humiliating' experience. Long-time...

7 People Dead, 32 Injured in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Seven people were killed and at least 32 others were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday evening and Monday morning.  Most recently, a...

Pastor Wayne Weathers of Philadelphia Leaves One of City’s Oldest Black Churches to Build...

Nearly one year upon his departure from one of the city’s oldest Black churches, Pastor Wayne Weathers is working to build a brand new...

President Obama’s Half-Brother, Malik, Says he’s Voting for Donald Trump; Trump Responds on Twitter

President Obama’s Kenyan half-brother wants to make America great again — so he’s voting for Donald Trump. “I like Donald Trump because he speaks from...

Are Democrats Losing Control of Black Americans?

Regardless of the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump's rise will force the Democratic Party to eventually have to address how its...

Trayvon Martin’s Mom, Sybrina Fulton, Writes Heartbreaking Letter to Family of Michael Brown

Sybrina Fulton is the mother of Trayvon Martin and the founder of the Trayvon Martin Foundation. In a letter to the family of Ferguson...

Misty Copeland Named First Black Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland, a soloist with American Ballet Theatre, will become its first African-American female principal ballerina, the dance company, which is celebrating its 75th...

Common to Tackle Gun Violence in Chicago in new Album, “Nobody Smiling”

Common is raising awareness of the violence in his hometown, of Chicago, on his upcoming album, "Nobody Smiling."   Actor-rapper Common attends the 'Hunger Games: Catching...

Good Friday Peace Walk Remembers Victims of Chicago Violence

It was the seventh station of the cross, recalling the second of Jesus’ three falls on his way to his crucifixion. After the Scripture had been...

‘Blind Side’ Mother, Leigh Anne Tuohy, Speaks at Black Expo About Making a Difference...

Leigh Anne Tuohy, the woman portrayed by Sandra Bullock in "The Blind Side," spoke about making a difference to a large and responsive crowd...

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Plan to Shield Body Camera Footage from Public Faces...

The chairman of the D.C. Council’s Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that he would not back a proposal to withhold video recorded by police body...

WATCH: Black Man in Black-Owned Restaurant Attacks Interracial Couple While They Eat, Calls White...

A shocking video has emerged showing an couple being racially abused as they shared a meal at a restaurant. The couple, a black man and...

WATCH: Rep. John Lewis Dances to Pharrell’s “Happy”

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Despite Violence, President Obama Calls Renewed Discussion on Race ‘a Healthy Conversation’; Says Blacks...

In some of his broadest remarks on racism yet, President Barack Obama said Friday that he believes while there are “some hidden biases that...