Social Security Changes Could Hurt Blacks Most

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Social Security changes proposed by President Obama could hurt African Americans more than other groups, according to a new report by...

White House Correspondents’ Dinner

President Obama joined journalists, dignitaries and countless celebrities April 27 for the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. The event, which spotlights media outlets that cover...

Obama Diversifies Cabinet: Taps Black Charlotte Mayor to run Transportation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx, a rising star in Democratic politics, to run the Transportation Department,...

In a First, Black Voter Turnout Rate Passes Whites

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's Blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the White turnout...

FBI: A Different Miss. Man Arrested in Poison Obama & Other Letters Case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the...

If Obama Girls Get Tattoos, So Will Mom and Dad, President Warns

(Updated 4/26/2013) President Obama said he and wife Michelle have what they believe is a foolproof way of deterring daughters Malia, 14, and Sasha,...

P&G’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ Initiative Escalates to Big Screen

Procter & Gamble brought its nationwide campaign to celebrate Black beauty to the big screen April 21, with the premiere of its Imagine a...

Limbaugh Links Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect to Trayvon Martin

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh stirred the pot again this week when he compared the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings to...

Charges Dropped Against Man in Ricin Letters Case

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Charges were dropped Tuesday against the Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others, while...

Report: Maryland Public Schools Among Most Segregated in Nation

Maryland has been the top-rated public school system in the nation for the last five years, but the state’s public school system is also...

FBI: Early Test Shows Ricin in Letter Sent to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says the letters sent to President Barack Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker are related and are both postmarked out...

FBI: Miss. Man Arrested, Accused in Ricin Letters

(Updated 4/17/2013) OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin...