WATCH: Students Mark 75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Historic Performance at the Lincoln Memorial...

The life of one of the most celebrated African-American singers of the 20th century is being remembered in Washington.  This month marks the 75th...

Urban League Report Shows Blacks Losing Ground to Whites and Hispanics

“While ‘too big to fail’ corporations went into the bail-out emergency room and recovered to break earnings and stock market records, most Americans have been...

Allen West Writes About Conservative Values In Just-Released Book, “Guardian of the Republic”

Now more than ever - the American public needs a guardian of conservative values. Allen West can be that guardian. He personifies the American...

WATCH: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at National Action Network Annual Convention (Transcript)

Your browser does not support iframes. Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks at the 2014 National Action Network Convention ~ Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Thank you, Reverend ...

U.S. Dream Academy Executive Director Named To 2013 List of Maryland’s Top 100 Women

C. Diane Wallace Booker, Executive Director of the U.S. Dream Academy, has been named to The Daily Record’s 2013 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women.  The Daily...

WATCH: First Baptist Church in Macon, GA to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pastor James W. Goolsby, Jr. and Sister Gloria Goolsby, the First Baptist Church in Macon is hosting several...

One of Boston’s Most Prominent Black Community Leaders, Rev. Bruce Wall, Resigns from DRM...

The Rev. Bruce Wall, one of Boston’s most prominent black community leaders, said Thursday that he has stepped down as head of a Dorchester...

Daughters of Sara Ministries in Indianapolis Expands Its Outreach to Women

The Scriptures describe the “daughters of Sara” as those women who do what is right without fear or hesitation. In the case of the Daughters...

Q&A with Rev. Peter Wherry, Pastor of Mayfield Memorial Missionary Baptist in Charlotte, NC

The Rev. Peter Wherry, 53, came to Charlotte from Norfolk in March 2007 as pastor of Mayfield Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, which had about...

A New Aspect of the Department of Justice’s War On Drugs Aims to Get...

In March, the Department of Justice announced another aspect of the Obama Administration’s "War on Drugs." Attorney General Eric Holder endorsed a plan to...

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Detroit Driver, Steve Utash, Who Was Beaten by Mob

Several hundred people gathered at a Detroit church Thursday to pray for racial peace and for the health of a white Macomb County man...

Virginia Ballpark Planned for Historical Slave-Trading Location Ignites Objection

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...

Former Aide to Medgar Evers, Colia Clark, Encourages Blacks to Continue Fighting for Justice

“Come on in ladies,” said Colia Clark happily and in a slight Southern accent as she invited Dr. Terri Jett, an associate professor in...

Successful Doctor, Author, Businesswoman, and Reality TV Star, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, says she ‘Takes...

Should I be submissive to my man? Not a chance! I’m an independent woman who doesn’t need a man to make me happy… Both of...

Association for Psychological Science Study Finds White Americans Who Fear Minority Status Are More...

The study showed that the more white Americans feared a threat to their status as members of the majority, the more likely they were...

What Do We Have to Do to Stop the Violence Against Young Black Men?

The National Action Network's annual convention is under way this week in New York, featuring dozens of panel discussions tackling civil rights topics from voter repression...

President Obama Praises LBJ, Who Signed the Civil Rights Act, for Making his Presidency...

President Obama delivered a rousing speech at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library Civil Rights Summit Thursday afternoon as he celebrated the legacy of the man...

WATCH: Jacksonville Pastor Mark Griffin’s Van and Church Lawn Mowing Equipment Stolen

A Jacksonville pastor's church van was stolen on the west side Wednesday, along with some valuable equipment belonging to the assembly. Pastor Mark Griffin, of...

Rev. Donald Hunter Sr., Pastor of New Beginning Baptist Church, says Counselor Had Been...

The teen accused of wildly firing shots inside a crowded club in Baker, killing three, had been undergoing faith-based counseling at the behest of the parish’s...

North Carolina A&T State University Choir to Sing at Metropolitan AME Zion Church in...

The North Carolina A&T State University Choir will sing in Birmingham on Friday, April 11, 7 p.m., at Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1530 Fourth...