North Carolina Panel Warns Without Educational ‘Transformation’, Black Men In America Face a Grim...

Panelists gathered Thursday night in Whitley Auditorium to analyze the current issues facing African-American men and offer their perspectives for the future. During the...
This September 22, 2012, photo provided by Florida A&M University shows Dr. Elmira Mangum at the campus in Tallahassee, Fla. Dr. Mangum, a Cornell University vice president, was selected as FAMU's new president, Thursday Jan. 9, 2014. FAMU's former president resigned after the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY / AP

Florida A&M University Selects Elmira Mangum to Become Next President; First Female to Hold...

Florida A&M University’s Board of Trustees on Thursday selected Elmira Mangum to be the school’s first female president despite objections from students, alumni and...
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6 Defendants in FAMU Hazing Death of Robert Champion Reject Plea Deals; Will Go...

Lawyers for six people charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion said their defendants will go to trial. The six decided...

Steve and Marjorie Harvey Talk Love and Marriage in Essence Magazine’s February Issue

With Valentine’s Day steadily approaching next month, ESSENCE magazine has decided to tap Steve and Marjorie Harvey for the issue’s latest cover story, “A Love...

Trenton, New Jersey, Mayor Tony Mack Is Facing a Corruption Trial

Opening arguments were set to begin Thursday in the corruption trial of the mayor of New Jersey's capital city and his brother, both of...

Marissa Alexander Could Be Thrown Back In Prison For Running Errands

The Florida mom who lost a controversial "Stand Your Ground" case after firing what she called a warning shot at her abusive husband might be thrown...
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Michael Lee Wilson. Wilson, 38, who was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Richard Yost during a robbery at the convenience store where Yost worked as the night clerk on Feb. 26, 1995, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File)

Oklahoma Man Being Executed by Lethal Injection says, ‘I Feel My Whole Body Burning’

A man has been executed by lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary almost 20 years after orchestrating the brutal assault and robbery of...

Chicago Churches Prepare to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr., this Month

For two Fox Valley residents, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy has had an impact on their personal and spiritual lives. As...

Does Racism Cause Black Men to Age Faster?

Being the victim of racism and internalizing racist beliefs may speed up the aging process, a new study suggests. Research conducted on African-American men showed...

Brain Dead Girl, Jahi McMath, Gets Feeding Tube

The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has gotten her the feeding...

Dating Site Now Gives 4 Reasons Why Dwyane Wade Should Not Marry Gabrielle Union

Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” recently wrote five reasons why Gabrielle Union should dump Dwyane Wade; but what she seemed to have forgotten and/or not known...

45th NAACP Image Award Nominees Include “Best Man Holiday”, “Scandal”, and “The Butler”

TV One just announced the nominees for the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards, with “Best Man Holiday,” BET’s “The Real Husbands of Hollywood,” “Lee...
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WATCH: This is What Happens When Parents Do Not Train, Discipline, and Chastise Their...

We have been preaching and telling people for years that black people particularly need to get back to old-fashioned corporal punishment at home, because...

Why the Nobel Peace Prize Vindicated Martin Luther King Jr. for his Stand on...

When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 at age 35, he was the youngest person to ever be...

Pastor Michael Jones, Rev. Dr. Freddy J. Clark, and Other St. Louis Church Leaders...

We respect the potential of the New Year to motivate people to rethink their conduct and resolve to improve it. So we applaud the...

WATCH: Iyanla Vanzant says It Takes 21 Days to Forgive Someone

Want some insight on forgiveness? On Tuesday’s “NewsNation” on MSNBC, New York Times bestselling author Iyanla Vanzant tells substitute host Richard Lui that if … “you...

Civil Rights Activists Who Helped Put President Obama In the White House Are Now...

President Barack Obama has a new set of opponents trying to block his judicial nominations: The civil rights activists who made it possible for...

Herbert P. Wilkins Sr., Financial Investor to Black Entertainment Television and Radio One, Dies...

Roxbury native Herbert P. Wilkins Sr., whose investments and financial insights helped build Black Entertainment Television, Radio One, and numerous other major media properties,...

Family ‘Devastated’ After Authorities Presume Missing Virginia Teen Is Dead

Alexis Murphy's aunt said her family is "devastated" the missing Virginia teen is now presumed dead by the authorities. "Of course my family's devastated, I...

WATCH: Police and Church Members Look For Answers in Stabbing Death of Atlanta Pastor

An Atlanta pastor was found stabbed to death after failing to show up for church Sunday. Parishioners of The God’s Anointed Missionary Baptist Church on Memorial Drive...