East Carolina University Professor David Dennard Speaks at New Bern-based Dr. Martin Luther King...

On a windy, freezing Monday morning with temperatures in the 20s - exhaust fumes and human breath visible outdoors - there was warmth inside...

Recent Blackface Incidents in the U.S. Show How Deeply Rooted Anti-Black Racism is in...

Coming at a time of heightened racial tensions, revelations about the past racist behavior by Virginia's governor, attorney general and a top state senator...

Thomasville, Georgia, Kicks Off Black History Month Celebrations

The national celebration of Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to the nation’s history. This year, the City...

Valdosta Woman, Lisa Straughter, Opens Homeless Shelter for Women in City; Says “I’m Just...

Homeless women in Valdosta have one more option for shelter. The Meeting Place II will soon open its doors as a women’s transitional center, 706...
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand worships at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Gillibrand spent three days in the state as part of her effort to introduce her potential presidential campaign to the state’s heavily African-American Democratic primary electorate. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

2020 Hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Visits Several Black Churches in South Carolina

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York immersed herself in South Carolina over the weekend, using her first trip to the state to introduce herself...

Kevin J. Bussey Announces Run for Mayor of Valdosta, Georgia

A fourth hat was thrown into the mayoral ring Saturday morning: Kevin J. Bussey. Bussey, his wife, Chelsea Bussey, and their four children gathered at...
In this Jan. 27, 2019, photo traffic passes by the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson at the intersection Traffic passes by the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson at the intersection of Monument Avenue and The Boulevard in Richmond, Va., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. A city councilwoman and others are attempting to get the Boulevard named after tennis star Arthur Ashe. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Richmond, VA, Effort to Honor Hometown Tennis Star, Arthur Ashe, Comes Amid State’s Blackface...

A movement to rename a Richmond, Virginia, thoroughfare for groundbreaking black tennis player Arthur Ashe Jr. is cresting just as the state finds itself...
FILE -In this Jan. 18, 1987, photo, Atlanta city councilman, Rev. Hosea Williams, in overalls, leads a march against efforts to keep Forsyth County in Georgia all white past counter-protesters near Cumming, Ga., as a crowd waves Confederate flags and jeer the marchers. Racial stereotypes and racist imagery in popular culture seemed to be everywhere in the chaotic 1980s when future Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and future Attorney General Mark Herring admitted dressing up in blackface. (AP Photo/Gene Blythe)

Before Rise of Multiculturalism, Blackface Was Rampant in U.S. Pop Culture

At the time Virginia’s future political leaders put on blackface in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too — in the hit 1983...

South Carolina Town Pays Tribute to Isaac Woodard, Black WWII Veteran Blinded by Police...

https://youtu.be/D5_ZwNtVQxU Isaac Woodard was beaten and blinded in Batesburg, S.C. more than 73 years ago. Saturday, the town acknowledged its history with a marker honoring...

Tragic: Police Search for Man Accused of Shooting, Killing 54-Year-Old Grandfather of Eight in...

Police are searching for a man accused of shooting and killing a grandfather in DeKalb County. Timothy Newhouse, a 54-year-old grandfather of eight, was shot...

Black Church in Philadelphia Holds Forum to Provide Healing & Conciliation From Racism

Pastor K. Marshall Williams has experienced what researchers term "post traumatic slave syndrome," the trauma and pain African Americans suffer from societal and institutional...

Black Alumni & Head of National African American Fellowship Say History of Slavery and...

Slavery and racism once supported by the Southern Baptist Convention's oldest seminary needed to be documented for history's sake, black alumni and a representative...

Many Black Virginia Voters Feel Betrayed by Democratic Party, Left in No-Win Scenario

Eva Siakam’s choice to campaign for Ralph Northam in 2017 was a simple one: He was a Democrat and endorsed by Barack Obama, America’s...
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. The political crisis in Virginia exploded Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, when the state's attorney general confessed to putting on blackface in the 1980s and a woman went public with detailed allegations of sexual assault against the lieutenant governor. With Northam's career already hanging by a thread over a racist photo, the day's developments threatened to take down all three of Virginia's top elected officials. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Black Virginia Voters Feel Betrayed by Scandals, Left in No-win Scenario

Eva Siakam’s choice to campaign for Ralph Northam in 2017 was a simple one: He was a Democrat and endorsed by Barack Obama, America’s...

‘Extra’ Host A.J. Calloway Suspended as Warner Bros. Reopens Internal Investigation Following Additional Sexual...

A.J. Calloway, a host on the syndicated entertainment news show 'Extra,' was suspended Saturday as his parent company investigates sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Bros. said...

There’s a Devil Loose – Tragic: Gang of Little Kids as Young as 12...

Five underage teens were arrested Friday and charged with the alleged murder of a local Nashville musician in what police are calling a robbery...

Mississippi’s Republican Lt. Governor Tate Reeves Took Part in ‘Old South’-Themed Parties in College...

Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves took part in his fraternity's Old South parties where members often wore Confederate costumes, his spokesperson confirmed Friday. Republican Reeves, 44,...

7 Uncommon Places in Atlanta Georgia to Learn about Black History

For more than 40 years, February has been designated as Black History Month. The federally recognized, nationwide celebration honors the achievements of African-American figures,...

Marvin Winans Wants to Use the Power of Music to Help Unify America

In August 2017, a few days after the violent events in Charlottesville, Va., I sat down for coffee with my friend Moses. Moses is...

Pastor E.W. Jackson Says Gov. Northam and Pro-Abortion Democrats Are ‘More Interested in...

A conservative African-American pastor and former U.S. Senate candidate has denounced Virginia Democrats like Gov. Ralph Northam for their views on abortion, declaring that...