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...

‘The Messy Truth’ Host Van Jones to Release New Book

Van Jones, the political activist and CNN commentator who coined the term “whitelash” for Donald Trump’s election victory, has a book deal. Jones’ “Facing the...

Protests Expected to Begin in New York Tonight for Police Shooting of Unarmed Black...

A fourth evening of demonstrations against police violence was expected in New York on Saturday after the funeral of a black man who was...

‘No Justice, No Peace’ Has Turned Into ‘No Justice, No Profits’

No justice, no profits. That’s the rallying cry for African-American consumers who plan to boycott Black Friday in response to a grand jury’s decision...

Disrespect of Rep. Elijah Cummings Angers CBC Chair Marcia Fudge In Congressional Hearing

Rep. Elijah Cummings, always a gracious legislator, declined to say whether he felt disrespected after Republican Rep. Darrell Issa rudely turned off Cummings’ microphone during a...

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Muhammad Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday morning with what his representatives are calling a "mild" case of pneumonia. Prognosis for the 72-year-old...

Homelessness in Washington D.C. Doubles National Average as Living Costs Soar

In the shadow of the house where Frederick Douglass spent his final 17 years, and just across the snaking Anacostia River from the trendy...

Obama Says That Despite ‘Inexcusable Attacks’ on Police and Black Men ‘America Is Not...

President Barack Obama on Saturday rejected the notion that this week's stunning violence is a signal that the U.S. has returned to some of...

Using Social Media, Pastor Keith Johnson Hopes to Ease Tensions Between African Americans and...

A Charlotte pastor believes he's found a way to ease tensions between police and the African-American community. Pastor Keith Johnson is using social media for...

President Obama Marks Brown vs. Board of Education Anniversary as ‘a Promise Unfulfilled’

President Obama is honoring the Supreme Court decision that in some ways made his election possible. "Brown v. Board of Education shifted the legal and moral...

‘Kill a Cop’ Graffiti Found in Garner, North Carolina

Police in Garner have discovered the second instance of vandalism in the past week in which the words "Kill a Cop, Save a Child"...

Some People Think that the Woman on Paula Deen’s Website Looks ‘Mammy-ish’

The longtime 'friend' and employee of the Deen family has been mistaken for a Mammy model.  Paula Deen is back in the controversial spotlight and...

Two Teens are Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter After Trainee Cop Falls to His Death...

Two 19-year-old men have been charged with manslaughter after an auxiliary police officer who was chasing them fell to his death from a bridge...

Black Lives Matter Activist, Jasmine Richards, Gets 90 Days in Jail for Interfering With...

A Black Lives Matter organizer who was found guilty of interfering with an arrest by police in Southern California was sentenced Tuesday to 90...

Omarosa says Leaving the White House Was Like Being ‘Freed Off a Plantation’; Gets...

Omarosa Manigault, former White House aide and longtime Trump-affiliated personality, said that leaving the Trump administration was like being “freed off a plantation” on...

In New Interview with InStyle Magazine, Oprah Winfrey Says She Does Not ‘Have The...

It's a no-go from Oprah for 2020. Oprah Winfrey, the media mogul and actress who spurred buzz of a White House bid with her stirring...

Boyz II Men Singer Shawn Stockman Apologizes for Cheating on Wife During Their 15-Year...

Let's hope this isn't the end of the road for Shawn Stockman and his wife Sharonda: the Boyz II Men singer apologized for being...

Bernie Sanders Courts Black Voters at Church Service in Harlem

After weeks of hosting packed rallies around New York State, Bernie Sanders on Sunday decided to do something ahead of Tuesday’s primary that his...

Eleven-Time Grammy Nominee, Charlie Wilson, Releases First Song From Upcoming Album – “I’m Blessed”...

Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, recently released “I’m Blessed” featuring T.I., the first official single from his new album In It To Win It. “I...

West Angeles COGIC Welcomes The Wellness Group

The Wellness Group held their 14th Annual Breast Health Awareness Celebration of Life Health Breakfast on September 26, at West Angeles Church of God...