Two of the Six Burundi Teens Missing from D.C. Tech Competition Found In Canada

Two members of a Burundi robotics team who went missing July 20 after an international competition in Washington, D.C. have been found safe in...

OJ Simpson Get’s His Parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully...

Canceled $30K Wedding Becomes Dinner for Indiana Homeless

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman didn't want her canceled $30,000 wedding to go to waste, so she threw a party for the...

The 50th Anniversary of the Detroit Riots

Gun battles raged in Detroit's streets. Snipers clashed with National Guardsmen and police. Many residents huddled for safety in their homes, while others —...

Book of Michelle Obama Photographs Coming in October

NEW YORK (AP) — Books of Obama photographs will be in the news this fall. A collection of White House pictures of Michelle Obama is...

‘Oh My God, It Is Obama’: Alaska Mom, Baby Meet Ex-President

An Alaska mother is cherishing cellphone photos she snapped of her wide-eyed 6-month-old baby in the arms of former President Barack Obama. Jolene Jackinsky was...

Five More Things You Didn’t Know About Thurgood Marshall

This Sunday will be the 109th birthday of the legendary Black lawyer and jurist Thurgood Marshall, who died in 1993. As a young lawyer,...

Remembering the Legacy of Hip Hop Legend Prodigy

On Tuesday, Prodigy, one half of the veteran Queens, New York rap group Mobb Deep, died at the age of 42. According to TMZ,...

Frederick Douglass Featured on New Quarter

Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist who escaped slavery and later served as a statesman and civil rights leader, graces the back of a quarter that...

Album with Rare 1860s Harriet Tubman Photo Sells for $161K

NEW YORK (AP) — An album containing a rare photograph of 19th century abolitionist and Underground Railroad hero Harriet Tubman was sold Thursday at...

Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman as President

A Black woman has been elected president of the Harvard Law Review—the first in the revered publication’s 130-year history. ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters...