WATCH: Roland Martin says Attacks on Black Conservatives are Too Personal

When Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon turned conservative pundit, compared the United States to Nazi Germany last month, he was quickly criticized in mainstream and...

40 Years Ago Today, Hank Aaron Broke Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record

Today, the baseball community will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run, a home run that broke Babe Ruth's all-time...

Rev. James Meeks of Chicago Throws his Support Behind Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, Bruce Rauner

The choir sang hallelujah as the congregation of 15,000 clapped and sang along. Reverend James Meeks ratcheted up the intensity of his speech. “Man...

Dr. R.B. Holmes Urges States to Abandon ‘Stand Your Ground’

Tallahassee, Fla. Pastor Dr. R. B. Holmes, a leading activist against hazing and the infamous “stand your ground” laws, has announced his candidacy for...

Hate Crime Charges Possible in Mob Attack on Detroit Man Who Accidentally Hit Boy...

Pastors across the Detroit metro talked about the attack in their Sunday sermons. One of them warned of a developing culture of violence that...

Black Unemployment Increases Just a Little in March

According to figures released by the Labor Department, Black unemployment went from 12 percent in February to 12.4 percent in March. Meanwhile, the overall unemployment rate...

Al Sharpton Denies Report that he Was an FBI Mob Informant

Al Sharpton on Monday dismissed a report portraying him as a one-time mob informant for the FBI, calling the claims old news and a...

Poll Finds that ‘Lack of Parental Involvement’ Is the Biggest Education Issue for African-Americans...

Subpar wages, racial discrimination and "lack of parental involvement" in education are just a few of the major issues troubling African-Americans today, according to...

Construction on the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville Could Begin in...

Construction on the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville could start as early as next year. Project leaders told The Tennessean the construction...

Rev. Al Sharpton – A Mafia Spy? Al Sharpton Was Called CI-7; Sorry Diddy,...

A published report claims that the Rev. Al Sharpton is a former paid FBI Mafia informant. The Smoking Gun, which based some of its reporting...

Tabernacle Baptist Church in Ohio Celebrates 70 Years of Ministry

Tabernacle Baptist Church is celebrating 70 years of ministry in the Carnation City with special services on Sunday. The theme, "Honoring the Past, Building...

Second Baptist Church of Doylestown, PA Breaks Ground on New Fellowship Hall

The Second Baptist Church of Doylestown seeks to be a beacon of Christian light to the community, congregants say. The Rev. Robert E. Hamlin Sr....

Pastors in Detroit Turn to Healing After Violent Attack on Driver Who Was Trying...

In the wake of the brutal beating of a man who was trying to help a 10-year-old boy he accidentally hit with his vehicle, pastors in...

Circuit Judge Debra Nelson Releases Names of 6 Jurors Who Acquitted George Zimmerman

The names of the six-member jury panel that acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin have been made public for...

WATCH: Chicago Mother Mourns 16-Year-Old Son Who Was Fatally Shot and Killed In Front...

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in Chicago Saturday night in front of a South Side church. Michael Flournoy, of the 8000 block of South...

Spike Lee Issues a Response to New York Times Film Critic Regarding Brooklyn Gentrification...

Spike Lee may have been silent regarding the criticism he’s gotten for speaking on Brooklyn’s gentrification, but the filmmaker brought all his pent up emotion...

Virginia Ballpark Proposal Stirs Controversy Over Slave-Trade History

A proposal to build a ballpark in the slave-trading center of the former capital of the Confederacy has stirred opposition from African-Americans and others...

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Announces Artists for 2014 African American Festival

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the 2014 African American Festival Musical Artist Performances and Experiences. “We are truly making Baltimore a key destination for...

Police Believe Body Found Floating in Indiana Lake Is that of Missing Michigan Doctor...

Police are investigating a possible link between a body recovered today in a town park in Indiana and a Michigan doctor who mysteriously vanished...

2-Year-Old in Philadelphia Gets Hold of a Loaded Gun and Kills 11-Year-Old Sister While...

Philadelphia police say a 2-year-old got hold of a loaded gun and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister. Police say the fatal bullet struck the girl's...