Musical Tribute Kicks off Museum’s Opening Activities

A stirring musical program at one of the District of Columbia's signature churches started a week-long set of activities honoring the grand opening of...

Community Control Over Police Surveillance Effort Launches with First Wave of Legislation in 11...

NEW YORK — Local officials in 11 cities announced today that they are launching legislative efforts to bring transparency to the acquisition and use...

ATTORNEY GENERAL LORETTA E. LYNCH DELIVERS REMARKS AT THE INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION’S 2016 ANNUAL...

WASHINGTON, D.C.---Good morning, everyone.  Before we begin today, I want to address the recent events in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina.  The Department...

As Trump Appeals to Black Voters, Gary Recalls Casino Deal

GARY, Ind. (AP)  Donald Trump swooped into Gary, Indiana, on his private jet and pledged to make the down-on-its-luck city great again. It was 1993,...

Census Report: Income on the Rise, Poverty Declining Nationwide

A U.S. Census Bureau report released Sept. 13 that shows increases in income, and decreases in the rates of poverty and the number of...

Michelle Obama Hosts a Broadway Event to Help Educate Girls

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama tapped some big voices to help deliver her push to get girls educated across the world. The U.S. first...

Fox News’ O’Reilly: “Every African-American I Know has an ID”

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly this week dismissed charges that African Americans and other voters of color are disenfranchised by voter identification laws, saying...

USDA Awards $19 Million in Grants to HBCUs

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded $18.9 million in grants to 19 HBCUs with an eye toward further developing agricultural and...

Trump Now Admits Obama was Born in the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — After five years as the chief promoter of the false idea that Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States, Donald...

Sharpton Credits Obama Administration on Criminal Justice

The Rev. Al Sharpton praised the Obama administration for improving the criminal justice system nationally. The National Action Network’s annual Legislative and Policy Conference...

NEW YORK UNIV. CALLED UPON TO CANCEL GA. GAME

Secret Football Agreement Not to play Negro, Hinted. MYERS STAR “Half the Team” Says One Sports Writer October 26, 1929 NEW YORK. (Special) -- Announcement that...

Trump Support Comes Up Short in Baltimore

Organizers of a “Maryland for Trump” rally in support of his appearance at the National Guard convention at the Baltimore Convention Center, Sept. 12,...