President Obama to Observe Katrina’s 10th Anniversary in New Orleans

Almost 10 years ago, the world watched as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico—urged on by the pummeling winds of Hurricane Katrina—swallowed the...

Civil Rights Champion and Veteran Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes Dies at 90

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has...

Emma Didlake Dies at 110

A Michigan woman who was believed to be the nation’s oldest veteran at 110 has died, about a month after meeting President Barack Obama...

300 Men March From Baltimore to D.C.

The weather was a steamy 82 degrees on August 16 around 5 p.m. when men in black t-shirts began gathering in Carroll Park in...

Bond Remembered for Civil Rights Work after His Death at 75

ATLANTA (AP) — Through the tough struggles of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond always kept his sense of humor, and it was his...

Longtime Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dead at 75

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to...

Obama, Clinton to Cross Paths at Vernon Jordan’s 80th Birthday Martha’s Vineyard Soiree

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton are expected to rub shoulders at a civil rights leader's soiree on Martha's Vineyard,...

Obama Releases His Spotify Playlists

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — By day, President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the...

Allies of Pivotal Civil Rights Victim Reflect 50 Years Later

Fifty years after Jonathan Daniels was shot dead by an ardent segregationist in Alabama, the people who stood with him then lament today's killings...

President Obama Encourages Black Entrepreneurs to Populate Tech Industry

As the tech industry continues to drive economic growth, there is a yearning for more people of color to lead companies rooted in creativity...

Applications Open for 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

High school students nationwide can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve...

Obama Tees Off on 1st Full Day of Martha’s Vineyard Vacation

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is spending his first full day of vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard playing...