Love Wins Re-Election

U.S. Rep. Mia Love won re-election in Utah on Nov. 8 after defeating Democrat Doug Owens for the second time, while U.S. Sen. Mike...

159 Arrested in Third Night of California Protests

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train...

Anita Hill Says Thomas, Weinstein Part of Arc Toward Justice

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Anita Hill told a room full of entertainment industry professionals that her 1991 testimony about Clarence Thomas and the...

President Obama Announces Latest Phase of Fatherhood Initiative

President Obama announced the launch of the latest phase of his Fatherhood Initiative on June 21, re-emphasizing the importance of fatherhood in America. The White...

White House Touts Tax Deal’s Black Benefits

Having won the endorsement of the man dubbed America’s “First Black President,” Bill Clinton, the Obama administration on Dec. 10 peddled the tax deal...

Black DAR Members Celebrate Their Ties to the Nation’s Independence

They are a group of African American women who have been able to trace their lineage to the nation’s founding patriots. They gathered for...

National Association of Black Social Workers to Convene in Madrid

The 39th Annual International Education Conference of the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW) will explore the African presence in Spain during a...

Judge Blocks Trump Threat to Withhold ‘Sanctuary City’ Funds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate...

Farrakhan Calls for Black Self-Help in 20th Anniversary Address

The leader of the Nation of Islam on Oct. 10 told a crowd of approximately 1 million people to become more active in solving...

SC Senate Votes to Take Down Flag; House OK Still Needed

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a...

Memphis Sells Public Parks in Order to Remove Confederate Statues

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A crew removed a Confederate statue from a Memphis park Wednesday night after the city sold it to a private...

Survey: Blacks, Whites Remain Deeply Divided in Views on Racial Equality

Blacks and Whites are deeply divided on their views of racial equality and the state of race relations, according to a new Pew Research...