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 ...
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Saturday mourned the loss of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
Muhammad Ali's death has the world remembering "The Greatest" not only for his athleticism in the ring but for his cultural impact and outspokenness on political issues, including civil rights and the Vietnam War.
Six decades after the Supreme Court outlawed separating students by race, stubborn disparities persist in how the country educates its poor and minority children.
Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang and tipped off other members about police ...
Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ‘’Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban ...
Taxpayers without health insurance will face larger penalties, and those insured by their employers will get a new tax form. There also have been adjustments for inflation, and Congress extended expiring tax breaks, some permanently.
One Man, Two Disasters: Former Flint EM Darnell Earley Speaks to the Black Press about the Flint Water Crisis
Retiring DPS Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has been caught in the crosshairs of withering criticism for more than six months now, targeted by the media as well as a number of community activists and some politicians as well, for the ...