Mississippi’s Landmark HBCU Lawsuit Shows the Reach of Inequity Beyond Borders and Across Generations

Five years from now, the State of Mississippi will make its final payout to its three public historically black universities as mandated by a...

White House, Black College Heads to Meet Amid Strained Ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on...

Protests Follow Ex-St. Louis Officer’s Acquittal in Killing

LOUIS (AP) — A White former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a Black man who was fatally shot following...

D.C. Federal Worker Survived Terrorist Attack by Inches

It started out like many days for Aaron Cooper, who is now a budget analyst at Joint Base Anacostia Boilling Air Force base in...

Black Caucus Claims Trump’s GOP Budget Is Inhumane

Representatives of the Congressional Black caucus overseeing the federal budget and the process of legislating it said the Congressional Black Caucus’ spending plan is...

White House Huckabee Sanders: ESPN Could Justify Firing Jemele Hill for Trump Tweets

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN...

Rep. Cummings is Back and Ready to Run Again

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), after being away from Capitol Hill for 103 days, says that he is not only ready to return to Congress...

Black Caucus Foundation to Hold 47th Annual Legislative Conference in N.W. Washington

At a time when part of the country is recovering from two deadly storms and another part of the country is trying to understand...

Report: Susan Rice Tells House Investigators Why She Unmasked Trump Officials

Former national security adviser Susan Rice reportedly unmasked the identities of senior Trump officials in order to determine why the crown prince of the...

Meet Me in Chicago

Former President Barack Obama announced the inaugural Obama Foundation leadership summit will be held in Chicago, Ill. Oct. 31-Nov. 1. The summit “will be...

Medicare to sway hospitals to desegregate

On Sept. 13 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced a bill to provide Medicare to every American, not just seniors, that garnered co-sponsors from many...

NASA’s Saturn-Orbiting Cassini Spacecraft Faces Fiery Finish

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever...