Detroit’s Pastors and Police Chief Encourage More Blacks to Carry Guns

When James Craig was a young man in the 1970s, he says law-abiding people wouldn't dream of carrying guns. But then he left town...

Clarence Thomas Finally Included in Smithsonian’s African American History Museum

An exhibit honoring Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas opened Sunday at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. For much of its...

LISTEN: With All Thy Getting, Get Wisdom And Understanding (The Brother’s Keeper with Daniel...

(Download/Listen to MP3) Dear Y.B.M.: I trust that you are growing. As I have shared with you in previous letters, it is true that gaining more...

Mellody Hobson Offers Love And Finances For Valentine’s Day

This Tuesday is Valentine’s Day, and this morning, you have some financial advice related to love. Mellody: Tomorrow is the holiday we celebrate love, and...

Predominantly White Second Baptist Church in Rock Hill, SC, Opens Its Doors and Its...

At Second Baptist Church, the name does not quite fit. Nobody is second at Second. People of all colors come first. Its sanctuary on S.C....

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the Difference between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Ernest Hemingway once said that courage was “grace under pressure.” Two presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, have recently tested this proposition. And...

Actor Tommy Ford Dies at 52

  Actor Tommy Ford, a regular on the Fox comedy “Martin” and UPN sitcom “The Parkers,” was taken off life support an Atlanta hospital Wednesday...

Thousands Expected in Celebratory Baltimore Rallies

A massive march planned for Saturday to protest the death of a man in police custody is now being billed as a "victory rally"...

4 Family Members in Dallas Charged with Beating 14-Year-Old to Abort Baby

A 14-year-old girl who was impregnated by a relative was beaten by four other family members to induce an abortion, Dallas police say. After the eight-month pregnant...

Will Afro-Cuban Issues Be Part of Obama’s Dialogue in Cuba?

On his first day in Cuba, President Barack Obama walked to the center of the Plaza de Armas in the colonial section of Havana...

Veteran Texas Soldier Shoots and Kills Man he Found with his Wife in Couple’s...

A 31-year-old Army soldier allegedly killed a man he came across with his wife in the couple's Georgia home this weekend. Chief Warrant Officer 2...

Interim Morehouse President Bill Taggart Dies Suddenly From Aneurysm; College Mourns Loss, Moves Ahead...

Morehouse College’s effort to bring stability to its campus took a surprisingly sad turn Thursday when it announced its interim president, Bill Taggart, died.  Taggart...

Black Man Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing Five Black Churches In New Jersey

After five Black churches were vandalized in New Jersey, authorities have charged 45-year-old Zuri C. Towns with four counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and one count...

Unison Chorus and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Black History Month with...

“There’s so much that we want to do on this night, and we could easily make this a three- or four-hour concert,” said In...

Bishop Donald R. Cook Sr. Retires After 45 Years in Ministry

A retirement celebration is set for Bishop Donald R. Cook, Sr., on Sunday, October 16, at 3 p.m. The service will take place during...

Oscars Not to Blame: Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner on the State of Diversity...

Hidden Figures star Octavia Spencer says the lack of diversity in films shouldn’t be blamed on the Oscars. Following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy — when only white actors and actresses...

Cricket Wireless VP George Cleveland Talks About Giving Youth Keys to Success

Every school year, scholars, parents, media and politicians debate the best way to educate our youth and prepare them for success in a growing...

Report from Washington Post: In Jail Run by Sheriff David Clarke, Water Was Withheld...

Just a few hours into Terrill Thomas’ eighth day in solitary confinement at the Milwaukee County Jail last year, correction officers found the 38-year-old man...

Comer Cottrell, Dallas Entrepreneur Who Founded One of the Largest Black Hair Care Product...

Comer Cottrell, the Dallas entrepreneur who founded Pro-Line Corp. hair care products, reportedly died Friday at age 82. Friends and family confirmed his death Friday...

WATCH: New Video Shows Off-Duty Chicago Cop Shooting Unarmed, Disabled Black Teen; Video Contradicts...

Video footage released Tuesday shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting a developmentally and intellectually disabled black teenager. Ricardo Hayes was shot by Officer Khalil...