Dallas Police Chief: 10 Officers Shot at Protest; 3 Dead

DALLAS (AP) — Two snipers apparently shot 10 police officers during protests in Dallas on Thursday night and three officers are dead, the...

DeVos’ Howard Visit Fuels HBCU Executive Order Buzz

In her first official act, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Howard University in the District of Columbia. On Feb. 9, DeVos accompanied by...

Blacks at Risk from Unusual Optometry Practice

When Pat Raynor developed cataracts she hoped her optometrist would simply refer her to a qualified eye surgeon. But the 65-year old Virginia woman said the...

U.S. Lawmakers Call for UN Accountability in Haiti Cholera Crisis

Two Black lawmakers are leading a bipartisan push for the U.S. State Department to “immediately and unreservedly exercise its leadership” to ensure the United...

North Carolina NAACP Leader, the Rev. William Barber, Stepping Down

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. William Barber, who led the state NAACP in blocking North Carolina's attempts to limit voting rights and fiercely...

Protesters​ ​Take​ ​to​ ​Streets​ ​after​ ​Police​ ​Kill Louisiana​ ​Man

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police officer shot and killed a Black man during a confrontation outside a Baton Rouge convenience store,...

Descendants of ‘Tuskegee Syphilis Study’ Emerging from Shadows

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Decades later, it's still hard to grasp what the federal government did to hundreds of Black men in rural Alabama...

Who are Those MLK Family Members Expressing Support for Trump?

Members of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s extended family came out in support of President Trump this week, on the national day of...

San Francisco Native Becomes City’s 1st Black Woman Mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco native London Breed became the city's acting mayor Tuesday following the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee, and...

Who is that Black General Who Recently Met Sec. of State Tillerson in South...

On March 17,  U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Force Command...

New York Times Failed to Capture Problems Facing Black Press

WASHINGTON - Sunday's front-page story on the Black Press failed to accurately portray the accomplishments of and the depth of the problems facing Black-owned...

Police: Gunman in Vehicle Shoots at Georgia Officer

ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman in a passing vehicle opened fire on an Atlanta area police officer on routine patrol, firing multiple shots before...