The U.S. Army's new ban on many types of ethnic hairstyles has African-American women who wear their coifs in dreadlocks, braids and cornrows in a twist.
On the day the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy called Lyndon B. Johnson, urging the President to postpone his endorsement.
The March 31 deadline has passed, but millions of Americans signed up for the Affordable Care Act just in time to soon begin receiving the benefits of the federally-backed program, which offers access to healthcare to millions of previously uninsured ...
African-Americans and Latinos are losing economic ground when compared with whites in the areas of employment and income as the United States pulls itself out of the Great Recession, the latest State of Black America report from the National Urban ...
Movies and hit cable shows, such as “Breaking Bad” and “The Wire” exposed the bane of law enforcement…disposable prepaid cellphones known as “burners.”
A "time capsule'' of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a long-isolated island off the South Carolina-Georgia coast will have a new home at the Smithsonian's African-American history museum.
Florida's laws about self-defense need to be changed.
The Florida jury in the case of Michael Dunn has found him guilty on four charges, including three for second-degree attempted murder.
In Georgia, where the greatest number of outages have been reported and are growing, not only are utility trucks on the streets, but a whole cadre of behind-the-scenes players are coordinating housing, food and other logistics for thousands of out-of-state ...
"Why aren't these &@$#*%! wires underground?"
Let's get ready to ... mumble.
Nine-figure commitments from America's leading technology and telecommunications firms will help U.S. students compete with their counterparts in nations with more technologically advanced schools, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday.
Murder trial to begin after man shoots teen following loud music spat
Hundreds of drivers were reunited with their abandoned cars and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal ordered state employees back to work Friday as the metro Atlanta region rebounded from a winter storm that coated the area with snow and ice.
The finger-pointing began almost immediately -- and two days after Winter Storm Leon left the region, it’s still going on.