California Endowment to Make $50 Million Investment for President’s Initiative to Help Save Young...

California public and private stakeholders are backing an historic, national call to arms by President Obama that will invest hundreds of millions of dollars...

Paul Ryan Expected to Meet Soon with the Congressional Black Caucus After Poverty Remarks

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will meet with members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) following remarks the congressman made on Wednesday, according to Reuters. In a letter...

In First Blaze, Brooklyn, NY, Firefighter Jordan Sullivan Saves 4 Children from Burning Apartment

A rookie firefighter battling his first blaze helped save the lives of four children — including a 5-month-old — when a Brooklyn apartment erupted...

The Clark Sisters Suprise Queen Latifah on her 44th Birthday

Queen Latifah’s 44th birthday is tomorrow, and it will be celebrated with several surprises on her daytime talk show. First, the show’s entire staff came...

14-Year-Old Georgia Boy Charged With Murdering 2 People Over Drug Deal

Cobb County Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with murdering two people over the weekend. The victims' bodies were found Sunday at around 7:15 p.m....

Pennsylvania NAACP Head Rebukes Harrisburg Mayor After Arrest of Local Pastor and Civil Rights...

And so a pile of bricks has become a landslide.‬ Less than a month after the arrest of local pastor and civil rights leader A.E....

Atlanta’s First Choir of Homeless Men Prepare for 2nd Concert

Atlanta's first-ever choir made up of homeless men is getting ready for its big second concert! Six months ago it was a far-fetched notion --...

WATCH: Olivet Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN Participates in National Gun Violence Awareness Campaign,...

A local church congregation joined a national movement Sunday in a stand against gun violence. Olivet Baptist Church was just one of thousands of churches...

WATCH: Remembering the 10th Anniversary of the Ebenezer Baptist Church Fire in Pittsburgh Where...

Crowds of people gathered Sunday to honor two Pittsburgh firefighters who died trying to save the Ebenezer Baptist Church. VIDEO: Watch the report The church, which dates...

Black Churches in Madison, Wisconsin Are Taking Charge of Turning Around the Black Community

Almost a month has passed since the Rev. Alex Gee’s electrifying town hall meeting on race disparity. That south side gathering caused a traffic jam on the...

How the Deadly Draft Riots of 1863 in Manhattan Reshaped Black and Irish Families

The draft riots exploded on the streets of Manhattan in 1863 when poor Irish immigrants and other whites turned on African-Americans in a bloody...

Indianapolis to Begin Community Discussions to Combat Crime

When it comes to Indianapolis crime, there’s the perception and there’s the reality. The perception, after a pair of violent home invasion robberies last fall...

Former Howard Law Dean, Former Howard Law Dean, Dies at 80

Henry Ramsey Jr. was involved in every facet of the law in his 30-plus year career. He started as a deputy district attorney, moved...

Marshall Eddie Conway, Former Member of the Black Panther Party, Released from Prison After...

Marshall Eddie Conway – a former member of the Baltimore chapter of the Black Panther Party and one of the longest-held political prisoners in...

Rev. Al Sharpton Rejects the Idea that Rep. Charlie Rangel Should Be Granted a...

The Rev. Al Sharpton rejected on Sunday the idea that Rep. Charlie Rangel should be accorded one final term, as a graceful exit for...

U.S. Postal Service Holds 23rd Annual Black History Program

Annie Lin shares these photos and writes: U. S. Postal Service 23rd Annual Black History Program was held on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at William...

Why Black People Are Moving Back to the South

After decades of moving north, thousands of blacks are returning to their Southern roots for economic and cultural reasons.  When Charlie Cox told his friends...

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles to Celebrate 67 Years of Christian and...

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate 67 years of Christian and community service on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m., in the edifice located...

Shorter AME Church in Morton, Delaware Celebrate 125 Years of History, Family, and Faith

When Edward Lytle moved to Morton from Pennsylvania’s upstate mining country in the late 1800s, he was a builder with a coal and ice...

St. Charles AME Zion Church: A Historic Black Church in Nyack, NY Built by...

Men and women who survived American slavery built St. Charles African Methodist Episcopal  Zion Church in Sparkill in 1865. This sanctuary is a monument to a church...