Jill Scott Changes her Mind After Bill Cosby’s Confession Is Revealed

Back in December, Jill Scott was under fire for repeatedly tweeting her support of Bill Cosby despite the numerous sexual-assault allegations against the comedian.  On...

73-Year-Old Man Finally Gets Diploma Denied Him For Defying Segregation

There was no pomp and circumstance, no procession with classmates, but on Friday a school district in Illinois finally handed Alva Early his high...

Arkansas Court Blocks 1 Execution Set for Thursday

The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted one of two executions planned for Thursday night, once again throwing a wrench in the state's plans to...

Why are Black Hair Care Products Being Pushed to the Ethnic Aisle Instead of...

The Black hair care industry is a billion dollar business, but Black hair care products are being pushed to the ethnic aisle, or not available at...

Black Man Arrested After Kicking in Church Door on Tulsa

A 24-year-old black male was observed kicking out the door of a church by a passerby who called police late Monday night. The church that...

1 Dead, 10 Wounded from Gun Violence in Chicago in Just Two Days

One person was killed and 10 people were wounded in shootings across the city since Monday morning, police said. In the most recent shooting, a...

Black Women Are Now the Most Educated Group in the U.S.

Black women are now the most educated group in the United States, according to reports by the National Center for Education Statistics. By both race...
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum receives the endorsement of the Democratic Back Caucus of Florida on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Hopes Black Turnout Will Give him Victory in Florida Governor’s...

Since he declared for the Florida governor's race in March 2017, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has stood out — for better or worse. He trails...

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Compares Beyoncé’s Super Bowl 50 Performance to the KKK

Beyoncé’s electrifying performance at the Super Bowl 50 half time show has now caused police to criticize her and others to call for a...

In Recorded Interview, Flint Official Phil Stair Blamed Water Crisis On ‘Niggers Who Don’t...

In recorded conversations with an advocacy journalist last month, a public official in Flint, Mich., blamed the city’s ongoing water crisis on black people who...

Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes, the Riots Pick Up Again; People Arrested

  Hours after the city's police chief issued an apology to Michael Brown's family, tensions flared in the street outside of City Hall. Demonstrators were in...

Florida Teen, Jamal Rutledge, to Be Honored for Helping to Save Police Officer’s Life

Five months ago, Fort Lauderdale Police arrested Jamal Rutledge —a juvenile defendant — for reported criminal mischief and burglary. Police took him back to...

Judge Tells Mother She Can’t See her Two Remaining Children After Three Die in...

A Georgia woman charged with three counts of felony murder and five counts of cruelty to children has been ordered to stay away from...

New York Judge to Hear Arguments to Determine if Grand Jury Proceedings for Eric...

The public may soon be able to read the grand jury proceedings that led to the decision not to indict Daniel Pantaleo, the New...

MLK Day Protest by Stanford Students Shuts Down Bay Area

Dozens of demonstrators who say they are Stanford students were arrested Monday evening, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, accused of disrupting traffic on California’s...

John William Templeton Thinks James Clyburn and Tim Scott Can Lift Up Black America...

On May 13, 1862, Robert Smalls led a black crew that turned a converted cotton ship called The Planter over to the Union, becoming...

Clarence Thomas Tells Christian University Chapel Attendees that America Today is More ‘Race- and...

Americans today are too sensitive about race, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a gathering of college students in Florida on Tuesday. Speaking at Palm...

West Virginia Man Kills New Black Neighbor and His Brother

Rodney Bruce Black, 62, of Barboursville, was charged Saturday with two counts of first degree murder after he fatally shot Garrick Hopkins, 60, of...

Fathers Incorporated to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary Gala for Building Better Fathers on November...

Judge Greg Mathis Will Serve As Keynote Speaker; Tracy Martin (Father Of Trayvon) Among Awardees – Judge Greg Mathis, presiding jurist of the nationally syndicated,...

Missing 64-Year-Old Aszeta Wallace, Who Suffers from Alzheimer’s, Found at The Potter’s House Church...

Update at 1:26 p.m. on April 13 by Sarah Mervosh: Off-duty police officers found Wallace Sunday morning at The Potter’s House Church. She “did not...