The increasingly popular Steve Harvey’s Ford 2014 Neighborhood Awards is underway in Atlanta with four full days of fun activities. (Aug. 7 -10). Many of the events will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center downtown.
(AP) - Rhythm and blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation’s 15th anniversary luncheon.
As the nation’s top black attorneys were wrestling with how to legally help African Americans at the Marriott Marquis, just across the street, an even larger group of black people from across America were looking to help themselves and others ...
The oldest-living American, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating her 115th birthday Friday.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh had never heard of the term "street harassment" until two years ago. Before then, she simply considered the hisses and catcalls from strangers in the street an "annoying part of everyday life" that came with being a female.
Like many collegians set to receive their diploma this May, Spelman College biology and pre-Medicine scholar Abisola Akins found the prospect of not having a job lined up after college intimidating.
Malcolm X and rap music have always fit together like a needle in the groove, connected by struggle, strength and defiance. But three recent episodes involving the use or misuse of Malcolm and other black icons have raised the question: ...
“Grady is our hospital,” Chairman of the Board Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. said Tuesday, Jan. 14 at The FDHA’s media breakfast briefing. “It is almost $1 billion asset for the community…and we have a duty to make sure Grady’s healthy.”
It may be a new year but that does not stop you from taking a look back at 2013.
To be African American in the United States remains a struggle in an unforgiving wilderness where it seems everything is out to kill you.
A local church community plans to take its fight for answers in a Valdosta teenager's mysterious death to the Capitol steps this week.
Voters in Atlanta kicked out three long-term incumbents Tuesday, Nov. 5, in a low-key political race that saw Mayor Kasim Reed easily defeat a challenge by three opponents.
Councilmember Felicia Moore (District 9) becomes one of only two people to receive a CCGA Democracy Award two years in a ro
The 18th Surgeon General of the United States (2009-2013) Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, was announced as the first NOLA.com/Times Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana.
Your Voice: How do you feel about people or media outlets who out someone they suspect to be gay/lesbian?
“I don’t know that anyone should out anybody. But I feel that people should come to terms with who they are for them to out themselves. We should allow them to grow into that; into whoever they believe who they ...