Americans Want to Work

Americans want to work – and after years of steady progress under President Obama, our national employment prospects are finally looking up.  Nevertheless, far...

Worst Humanitarian Crisis Hits as Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine,...

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 Combined Force Command and...

‘Hidden Figures’ Author Shetterly Receives Literary Prize

CLEVELAND (AP) — An author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" has won an award for writing literature that...

Coming for You: Who is Kendrick Talking About in New Song?

NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar called out rappers by name in his infamous "Control" verse released in 2013, but the internet is playing...

London Attacker Cheerful, Joking on Eve of Deadly Rampage

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with...

Police: White Baltimore Murder Suspect Went to NYC to Attack Black Men

NEW YORK (AP) — A White man from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York City, the "media...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics...

Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman as President

A Black woman has been elected president of the Harvard Law Review—the first in the revered publication’s 130-year history. ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters...

Cummings Seeks Trump’s Embrace on Prescription Drug Proposal

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, met March 8 with President Donald Trump and...

Viola Davis Wins Supporting Actress Oscar for ‘Fences’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viola Davis needs to make room in her trophy case. On Sunday she won the best supporting actress Oscar for "Fences,"...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Scares up Big $30.5 Million Debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller "Get Out," to a chart-topping opening weekend...