Dr. Robert Higgins: A Hopkins Historical First

Exceeding Expectations – two words characterize Dr. Robert S. D.  Higgins’s life as a son, surgeon and the first African American appointed as Director...

Setting an Agenda for Trump and HBCUs

In the midst of what most have characterized as a chaotic (to be charitable) first month of the Trump presidency (failed Muslim ban, millions...

Who Is Steve Bannon?

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York didn’t mince words when describing White House adviser Steven Bannon. “He's a stone cold racist and a White supremacist...

NAACP Elects New Chairman of the Board of Directors

On Feb. 18 in New York, at its annual board meeting, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) elected Leon W....

Republicans Who Won after Rowdy Town Halls Now Avoiding Them

(AP) — Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats...

US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for Deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for...

Rep. William Clay Intends to Sue over Removal of Ferguson Painting from Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The office of a Missouri congressman says he intends to file a federal lawsuit over the removal of a constituent's painting...

Thousands of Demonstrators Across US Say ‘Not My President’

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day. The events...

Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore Go Head-to-Head on ‘Maher’

NEW YORK (AP) — While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's...

Group Seeks to Showcase Frederick Md. County’s Black History

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick judge in 1913 struck down Maryland's "grandfather clause" as unconstitutional. Maryland was one of a number of states with...

Thousands Gather for LA Immigration Protest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several thousand people have rallied in downtown Los Angeles to protest President Trump's immigration policies and recent enforcement raids. Activists marched...

White Supremacist Flyers Posted Around Indiana University

The FBI is investigating the posting of White supremacist flyers on the doors of faculty and scholars of color on the campus of Indiana...