In the country’s long history of racial strife, a few cities have become flashpoints: Los Angeles. Chicago. Ferguson, Missouri. Baltimore.
When Terina McKinney displays her leather bags and belts at events attended primarily by black women, they are often interested in her designs, and in her experience as an African-American business owner. But she seldom makes sales.
The Republican National Committee is trying to strengthen its outreach to black voters by hiring a new national director of African-American engagement and bringing on new advisers and strategists to bolster its efforts to bring in more minority voters.
The Democratic National Convention’s lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive.
“When we say ‘Black Lives Matter,’” said Michael Ighodaro, “Where are ‘Black Gay Lives’ in that?”
Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America’s very existence.
Baltimore-based attorney Jelani Murrain plans to transfer his hard-earned money to an institution of financial empowerment: A black-owned bank.
National initiative to connect up to 2 million low-income Americans to the internet, reaching more than 40 percent of all HUD-assisted households nationwide.
The “Black Lives Matter” organization is now the most prominent and most vocal movement for young black activists seeking social change.
(CNN) -- Within a day of each other, two men were shot and killed by U.S. police officers.
Despite a 22 year congressional ban on providing financial aid to prisoners, as many as 12,000 prison inmates will be able to use Federal Pell Grants to finance college classes starting in July.
While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community’s support post-Obama, black contractors complain that they are not getting their fair share of the party’s campaign spending.
A barista, a bouncer and an accountant. While different in so many ways, they have one thing in common: They lost their lives in the deadliest mass shooting in the United States.
For Muhammad Ali, the idea of being a humble athlete - someone pre-packaged and palatable for white America - was never an option.
What more is there is to say about O.J. Simpson and the age of race relations he helped define? Turns out there’s at least 7 1/2 hours more as crafted by filmmaker Ezra Edelman in his breathtaking documentary, “O.J.: Made ...