Business Attire Isn’t the Answer for Black Teen Boys. Treat Them Like People with...

Dear Race Manners: I'm a graduate student in education and currently a teacher's assistant at a somewhat diverse urban charter school in a major city...

Newark, New Jersey, Elects Ras Baraka as New Mayor

On Tuesday night, Newark, N.J., elected its new mayor, Municipal Council member Ras Baraka—and chose a new direction for itself, the New York Times reports. Baraka,...

James McVay, Man Who Plotted to Kill President Obama, Gets Death Sentence

In 2011 a South Dakota man stabbed a 75-year-old woman and stole her car. His plan was to drive to Washington, D.C., and kill...

20-Year-Old Jamie Pugh Arrested for Deadly Beating of Grandfather in New York City

A 20-year-old charged with fatally beating a grandfather in New York City is set to appear in court on Wednesday, reports CBS New York. Jamie Pugh was arrested Tuesday and...

Vladimir Mehul Baptiste Charged with Attempted Murder for Crashing into Baltimore TV Station

A 28-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly crashed a stolen truck into a Baltimore-area television station, while claiming to be God, reports CBS Baltimore. Vladimir Mehul...

16-Year-Old Texas Girl Pregnant with Twins Killed by 17-Year-Old Father; Father Arrested on Capital...

A would-be father is accused of stabbing and strangling the 16-year-old who was carrying his twins. Pearland Police on Tuesday arrested the 17-year-old, who is not...

Parents of Kendrick Johnson to Sue School District Over Negligence

The family of Valdosta teen Kendrick Johnson is suing the Lowndes County School District, for what they call negligence leading up to his death. The...

Happy 20th Marriage Anniversary, Bill and Chirlane de Blasio!

Happy 20th anniversary to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray. McCray gave a shout-out to her husband on Twitter,...

11-Year-Old Oklahoma Boy Shoots Grandmother In Head After Receiving Bad Progress Report from School

An 11-year-old Oklahoma boy came home to his grandmother's Tulsa apartment with a bad progress report from his school. He gave his grandmother the...

17-Year-Old Marcellus Brooks Charged with Shooting 5 People Near Atlanta High School

A teen is accused of shooting five people near an Atlanta high school on Tuesday, reports CBS affiliate WGCL. Marcellus Brooks, 17, made his first appearance...

Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia Hosts Prayer Vigil for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Nearly 3,000 members of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church (ASBC), the oldest and largest African American church in Alexandria, Virginia; celebrated Mother’s Day...

Paulette Brown Is the First Black Woman President-Elect of the American Bar Association

This August, another glass ceiling will be shattered when Paulette Brown begins her term as president-elect of the American Bar Association and becomes the...

Colorado Springs Police Sergeant, Ron Stallworth, Chronicles his Experience as Undercover Ku Klux Klan...

Despite the Ku Klux Klan's haunting history, one black police sergeant risked his life to go undercover as a "Black Klansman." In 1979, Colorado Springs police...

Minority Aids Project Founder, Carl Bean, says ‘Magic Johnson is a Role Model in...

Founder Of Minority Aids Project Speaks Out About Sterling’s Comments  on AIDS and Magic Johnson Group Says Magic Johnson is a Role Model in the HIV/AIDS Community LOS...

The Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center in Corona, NY Celebrates 45th Anniversary

The 45th Anniversary Celebration of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center (Corona, NY) featured appearances and presentations from Queens elected officials, Queens Library administrators,...

Pastor and Gospel Artist Smokie Norful says he Would Tell the Knowles-Carter Family, ‘God...

Gospel artist and pastor Smokie Norful is heading down to Orlando  for The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion August 28 – September 1 for the third time. He’ll...

On 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Center for American Progress...

There’s a growing racial gap between students and their teachers. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court...

Kendrick Robinson and Lemiah Sanders Jr. Charged with First Degree Murder in Shooting Death...

Two young black boys were arrested in connection with the shooting death of Jermane Clark, a North Carolina A&T State University football player, last week. Greensboro...

Colorado Man Rene Lima-Marin Back in Prison for 90 Years after Court Error

Rene Lima-Marin's wife told her two young sons their father had to go to work the night in January when a team of police...

Judicial Panel Decides Chicago Judge Cynthia Brim Once Found To Be Mentally Ill Now...

Cynthia Brim (pictured), a Cook County, Ill., judge, who was deemed “mentally unfit” last year by the Illinois Courts Commission (ICC) after demonstrating a series of...