Jacquie Hood Martin, Minister and Wife of Roland Martin, Coaches Entertainers on How to...

Has your big break turned into a nightmare?Having trouble finding balance in your day to day? Is the stress of the industry taking over...

Oprah is Going On Tour with the ‘The Life You Want Weekend’

Oprah Winfrey is going on tour. Harpo Studios, O, The Oprah Magazine, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME) announced today the...

Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Patrick D. Cannon Arrested on Corruption Charges

FBI agents on Wednesday arrested the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, for allegedly taking tens of thousands of dollars worth of bribes "in exchange...

The Story of Former Slave Turned Missionary Amanda Berry Smith – ‘God Uses Us...

My pastor once said that God often calls us in our area of weakness, asking us to do the things we most fear. I didn't...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar Association at Seton Hall University Celebrates Coretta Scott...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar Association presents the MLK Celebration 2014. This year’s program will feature Dr. Saundra Collins from the Montclair State University,...

Black Fathers to Come Together on April 19th to Combat Child Abuse and Sex...

Who: Street Positive, Concerned Black Men of Los Angeles, Fathers Time, Black Star Project, Kool As Nerdz, First Fathers, DangerMan, DMTL, H.O.O.P Foundation, Cease Fire...

Dr. Maggie Glover, First Black Woman Ever Elected to the South Carolina State Senate,...

“I thank my mamma who put three hunky plaits in my hair and rubbed my face down with Johnson and Johnson baby cream every...

Bill O’Reilly Defends Congressman Paul Ryan; Calls Rep. Barbara Lee a ‘Race Hustler’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly came to the defense of conservative Congressman Paul Ryan recently and used some colorful language that some might argue crosses the line. Ryan...

TV Judge Joe Brown Released from Tennessee Jail

Judge Joe Brown was released on his own recognizance after he was charged with contempt of court and sentenced to five days in jail. The 66-year-old former...

Harlem Man Rescues 4-Month-Old Baby Left Abandoned in Stroller

Michael Allen looked out of his Harlem apartment window Sunday night and saw a stroller outside in the 30-degree weather. He put on his...

Major Problems Abound in Detroit as 200 Schools Close and 87% of Students Know...

Detroit is a city of many problems, and unfortunately the students there seem to be most affected. The Associated Press is reporting that since...

Will Ras Baraka Become the Next Mayor of Newark, New Jersey?

On a frigid afternoon days before Super Bowl XLVII, crowds of football fans and reporters hustled past about 20 protesters across from Newark’s $300 million...

Sen. Marco Rubio Gives the Go-Ahead for First Black, Openly Homosexual Federal Judge

Florida judicial nominee Darrin Gayles just inched a little closer to becoming the nation's first black, openly gay man to serve as a federal...

New Report says It’s ‘Counterproductive’ To Put Juveniles On The Sex Offender Registry

Requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders can hinder rehabilitation efforts and have significant, long-term negative consequences for young perpetrators who are statistically unlikely...

Student Government at the University of Alabama Votes Not to Integrate Greek System

University of Alabama’s Student Government Association (SGA) Senate voted down a resolution that supported the full integration of the school’s Greek system. The resolution was...

Southern Christian Leadership Conference Plans Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial March for April 4th,...

The Birmingham chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is honoring civil rights icon with a march through downtown Birmingham on Friday, April 4,...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter to Rosa Parks Goes on Sale for $125,000

A 1960 letter from civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to Rosa Parks went on sale Tuesday for $125,000. "It's the only letter I'm...

New Report Finds that Blacks in Oakland, CA Are Only 28% of the City’s...

Police stop and search African-Americans at a far higher rate than other racial groups in Oakland, according to a police report released Monday that...

New Report Finds that Black Moviegoers Have Increased for the First Time Since 2009

Minorities overall made up a larger percentage of moviegoers in 2013, thanks to a diverse slate of titles. LAS VEGAS -- The number of African-Americans...

Budget In Process for International African American Museum in South Carolina

Advocates for an African American Museum in Charleston have worked for years on what its focus should be and how it should present that...