First Black Astronaut Honored on 50th Anniversary of Death

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first Black astronaut, Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr., finally got full honors Friday on the 50th anniversary...

Randallstown Native Liris Crosse Wins Model Competition of Project Runway’s Season 16

As a young West Indian girl growing up in Baltimore County’s Randallstown community, Liris Crosse knew her calling. Music and pop culture influenced her...

Son of Late Detroit Mayor Coleman Young to Run for Conyers’ Seat

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan politician and son of Detroit's first Black mayor is set to run for the congressional seat longtime Rep. John...

Angry Worshippers Lash Out Against Trump Across Muslim World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or burning...

Rep. John Lewis: Trump is an ‘Insult’ to Civil Rights Event

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Rep John Lewis announced Thursday that he won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums,...

NAACP Objects to Trump Attending Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to attend the grand opening of a Mississippi civil rights museum is drawing pushback, including from the...

The False Slogan of Right to Work: An Attack on Worker Freedom

Today’s economy is rigged against working families and in favor of the wealthy and the powerful. That’s not by accident. CEOs and the politicians...

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Attracts Thousands

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of tourists and revelers packed midtown Manhattan on a warm night and under tight security to watch the annual...

Trump’s Smear of the King Legacy

President Donald Trump has crossed the line. Trump, who continues to disrespect former President Barack Obama, who is hell-bent on repealing the Affordable Care...

Well Stated

Sloane Stephens Tops Madison Keys in US Open Final for 1st Grand Slam Title

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens dominated a shaky Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final and won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to earn...

Comedian, Civil Rights Icon Dick Gregory Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread...