Hundreds of Thousands of Women Around the World Decry Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing pink, pointy-eared "pussyhats" to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets in the nation's...

Virginia Executes Ricky Gray

JARRATT, Va. (AP) — A man convicted of killing a family of four, slashing their throats and setting their home ablaze after they left...

Markeith Loyd, Suspect in Lt. Debra Clayton’s Orlando Killing, Released from Hospital

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities asked the courts on Wednesday to deny bond for the suspect in last week's fatal shooting of an Orlando...

Harriet Tubman National Historical Park Becomes Reality

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Federal parks officials have formally established the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York. Members of the state's congressional...

HBCU ‘Equality Lawsuit’ Resumes Jan. 9

On Jan. 9, the remedial portion of litigation brought by a coalition of former and current HBCU students against the state of Maryland will...

Spared from Demolition, Historic 1920s Black Schoolhouse Being Saved

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — As a girl in the mid-1950s, Amy Roberts would catch a ride each morning with her neighbors the Johnsons, the...

Honoring the Past – The Medal of Honor for Dorie Miller?

As the nation honors the past on the 75th commemoration of the dawn of World War II, I am requesting that you write to...

More Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting of Tyson Gay’s Daughter

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Three men have been charged in connection with a shootout police say left the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson...

Black American Journey Finally Enshrined in National Museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opens this week alongside the Washington Monument and the National Museum of...

Rick Ross, Bun B, Too $Short to Headline A3C Fest in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Rappers Rick Ross, Bun B and Bone Thugs N' Harmony will headline the 12th annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta. Organizers announced...

Cardin Leads Discussion by DOJ, Community Leaders on Baltimore City Police Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524   Cardin Leads Discussion by DOJ, Community Leaders on Baltimore City Police Reforms   Wide-ranging conversion provides chance...