Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Fake Facts Record While Abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's a new U.S. export: President Donald Trump's exaggerations about his record. In his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday during his...

Huge Cuts to Food Stamps Part of Trump’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut...

Callers Threaten Black Texas Congressman Who Seeks Trump Impeachment

"When a person talks about lynching you, we think that's a pretty serious threat," HOUSTON (AP) — A Black Texas congressman said Saturday that he's been...

NAACP Chairmen: ‘Today is the First Day of our Next 100 Years’

When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1909, there were a number of undeniably stark realities facing...

Sources: NAACP President, Cornell Brooks, Won’t Be Returning as Leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization, sources told...

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) & REV. AL SHARPTON ANNOUNCE THE HIRING Of FOUR SENIOR...

New York, NY-- Following the recent annual national convention of National Action Network (NAN), President Rev. Al Sharpton announced that NAN has hired four...

Poll Says Blacks Less Likely to Have Enough for Retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — Older White Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The...

Calls for Sessions’ Resignation Follow Amped-Up Drug Sentencing Memo

Toting signs that read: “No More Drug Wars” and “Drug Wars Destroy Families,” several dozen activists protested outside the U.S. Department of Justice May...

Cummings Willing to Work with, Oppose Trump When Necessary

At one moment U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) is meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House over an affordable prescription plan with...

NOT EASY TO LOVE MAN WHO BEAT YOU

Earlier this year, Rep. John R. Lewis received the Free Expression Lifetime Achievement Award from the NEWSEUM in Washington, D.C. (see story on front...

Black Grandparents, Caregivers, Seek Action Against Budget Cuts

Thousands of grandparents and other relative caregivers from across the country, many using walkers and wheelchairs, gathered on the front lawn of the U.S....