Epi-Pen Cost Sparks Controversy across America

The incredible increase in the cost of EpiPens, auto-injectors that can stop life-threatening emergencies caused by allergic reactions, has hit home on Capitol Hill, where one Democratic senator whose daughter has allergies has called for action and another Democratic senator's ...

By many measures, Milwaukee is toughest US city for blacks

In the country’s long history of racial strife, a few cities have become flashpoints: Los Angeles. Chicago. Ferguson, Missouri. Baltimore.

Selling To Black Consumers Is Tough –If you are a black business

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.

RNC tries to woo African American voters - again

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.

Democrats Trying To Bridge The Gap With White Men

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.

AIDS Activists Wonder If Black Gay Lives Matter

“When we say ‘Black Lives Matter,’” said Michael Ighodaro, “Where are ‘Black Gay Lives’ in that?”

Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 ‘peaceful transfer’ possible?

Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America’s very existence.

Black dollars pour into black banks

Baltimore-based attorney Jelani Murrain plans to transfer his hard-earned money to an institution of financial empowerment: A black-owned bank.

Comcast and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Collaborate to Close Digital Divide

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.

Strategies Matter!

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.

Pell Grants To Give Inmates A Second Chance

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.

Black contractors: Democrats take us for granted

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.

Bouncer, dancer, accountant among Orlando shooting victims

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.

Ali’s confidence, cockiness made him a symbol of black pride

For Muhammad Ali, the idea of being a humble athlete - someone pre-packaged and palatable for white America - was never an option.