Chairman and CEO of American Express, Ken Chenault, to Retire Next Year

Kenneth I. Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America’s few black top leaders, will retire next year as...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Told the Congressional Black Caucus the Social Giant Plans to Add...

Facebook told members of the Congressional Black Caucus that the social media giant was committed to adding an African American to its board of...

The University of Baltimore Is Recruiting Top Talent from HBCUs to Study Law

La’Tika Howard decided at age 6 — shortly after her father was murdered — that she would grow up to become a lawyer. But...

New Study Finds that African-American Student Loan Borrowers Still Owe More Than They Originally...

African-American students who took out federal student loans owed more on those loans 12 years after entering college than they originally borrowed, including those...
In this Sept 4, 2017 photo, Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, right, talks during a Democratic breakfast, with Attorney General Mark Herring, sitting from left, gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and U.S. Sen Tim Kaine in Buena Vista, Va (Bob Brown/AP)

Say It Ain’t So: Racism Among Democrats in Virginia? Justin Fairfax, Black Candidate for...

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Ralph Northam omitted any mention of Justin Fairfax, the party’s African American candidate for lieutenant governor, from about a thousand...

Father of Fallen Soldier Wants to Join Twitter to Call President Trump a ‘Damn...

The father of a soldier killed in Iraq said he wants to create a Twitter account so he can call President Trump a “damn liar” after...

Five Arrested After Case In 1983 Murder of Georgia Black Man Is Reopened; Sheriff...

On Friday, five people were arrested in Georgia, including two members of law enforcement, after a 1983 murder case was reopened when new evidence came to...

Black Women School Twitter on Misogynoir with #WOCAffirmation

Thanks to dueling hashtags on Friday the 13th, Twitter users got a front row seat to a course on intersectionality. In light of the...

Al Sharpton’s Daughter Nearly 1 Hour Late to Her Own Wedding; Invites the Entire...

She may have a $5 million injured ankle — but that didn’t stop the Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter from walking down the aisle Sunday.  Dominique...

New Orleans Will Have Its First Female Mayor

For the first time in New Orleans’ history, the city will have a female mayor, and both candidates in the final election round are...

325-Pound Adult In Major Trouble for Sitting on 9-Year-Old Girl as Punishment and Killing...

A 9-year-old Florida girl died on Saturday afternoon after her 64-year-old cousin allegedly sat on her as punishment for misbehaving. Veronica Green Posey has been...

Georgia Toddler Denied Kidney Transplant From Dad due to Probation Violation

A two-year-old boy born without kidneys is fighting for his life—and he finally found a 100 percent match in his father. But Anthony Dickerson Sr....

WATCH: Pastor Jamal Bryant Leads ‘an Army’ of Men to Raise Fists, Take a...

The Rev. Jamal Bryant led hundreds of men in an act of protest outside of the M&T Bank Stadium where his hometown Baltimore Ravens...

WATCH: New Video Quiets Conspiracy Theories in Death of Kenneka Jenkins

Authorities on Friday released dozens of police reports and witness statements into the death of Kenneka Jenkins, revealing new details about what officials say...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Under Fire for Kicking Out Weinstein, but...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences promptly kicked Harvey Weinstein out of its membership due to his multiple allegations of sexual harassment,...

Severely Burned 19-Year-Old Woman Names Killer Before Dying

A severely burned Mississippi woman told firefighters before she died that someone named Eric set her on fire, several of the firefighters testified Wednesday.  The...

Attorneys Want to Question Weinstein Intern Malia Obama Ahead of Deposition

Uh oh. Things could get messy for Malia Obama (and the Obamas) if she is ensnared in a lawsuit aimed at locking down the...

Civil Rights Activist Tamika Mallory Kicked Off Flight After Seat Assignment Dispute

Add another racially charged incident to an increasing list of discrimination charges against American Airline.  In the latest incident, a civil rights activist Tamika Mallory...

The ‘Fly Jock’ Prepares For Landing: Tom Joyner Announces Plans to Retire From Radio...

Tom Joyner, once known as the ‘Fly Jock’ because he would do a morning radio show in Dallas-Fort Worth and then fly to Chicago...

Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dead at 39

Numerous sources are reporting that Project Runway alum Mychael Knight has died.  The talented designer was a fan favorite on season three of the popular Bravo...