Obama Budget Criticized

President Barack Obama’s 2012 budget, released on Valentine’s Day, is getting little love from either side of the ideological aisle. Republicans, who in a nod...

US Rep. Conyers Loses Appeal to Get on Ballot

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Conyers, No. 2 in seniority in the House of Representatives, lost his appeal Friday to get on the...

Ferguson Experiences 3rd Straight Night of Unrest

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a...

State of the Dream 2010 Report: Instant Changes for Minorities Recession Recovery

Even as the U.S. economy recovers, African-Americans and Latinos continue to disproportionately experience hardships in their frantic efforts to find work and maintain homeownership,...

March for America Draws Tens of Thousands to D.C.

Thousands of people descended upon the National Mall on the afternoon of March 21 for the March for America, and while jobs and immigration...

NC Faces Massive Cleanup as Death Toll Rises to 22

BONNETSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Shards of glass from old bottles and furniture smashed by a tornado that tore through town littered the concrete floor...

The Death of Bin Laden: One Year Later

What if it had failed? What if the daring decision of President Obama one year ago this week to deploy the now mythic Seal Team...

HBCUs, Like Citizens, Have Recession Woes

When the great recession hit in2008, no one was safe from the impact, from homeowners to local service providers. However, one set of institutions...

Cummings Seeks GOP Support to Restore Embassy Security Funds

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) Oct. 10 asked Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to cross party lines and join him in calling for supplemental funding bill...

Obama Exhorts Good Deeds by Morehouse Graduates

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically Black Morehouse...

Ballot Box Battle Amongst States Intensifies

In the first three months of 2015, state legislatures introduced a slew of voting bills that could have varying impacts on the 2016 presidential...

Ex-Detroit Mayor Jailed For Probation Violation

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to up to five years in prison on May 25 for violating terms of his probation, The...