Robert Mugabe Resigns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigned as president Tuesday after 37 years in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. "My decision...

Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z are the leading nominees with five apiece for January's NAACP Image Awards, the group announced...

Della Reese, Recording Star and Actress of TV’s “Touched by an Angel,” has Died...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel...

LaToya Cantrell Becomes New Orleans’ 1st Woman Mayor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood...

Jennifer Hudson Obtains Protection Order Against Ex-Fiancé

CHICAGO (AP) — Jennifer Hudson has obtained an order of protection against her former fiancé David Otunga. Police in suburban Chicago say Otunga was removed...

Rev William J. Barber Leads Progressive Pastors in Objecting to Roy Moore’s Fitness for...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the...

Trump’s Smear of the King Legacy

President Donald Trump has crossed the line. Trump, who continues to disrespect former President Barack Obama, who is hell-bent on repealing the Affordable Care...

“KillaWatt Shine” Goddess Rihanna Makes Fenty Beauty Her Business

BadGal Robin “Rihanna” Fenty made big moves this September, launching Fenty Beauty at the Sephora in Times Square during New York Fashion Week.   A...

Well Stated

Sloane Stephens Tops Madison Keys in US Open Final for 1st Grand Slam Title

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens dominated a shaky Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final and won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to earn...

Comedian, Civil Rights Icon Dick Gregory Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread...

Black Community Mourns Passing of Journalist and Civil Rights Icon George E. Curry

(Updated 8/24/2016) George E. Curry was an unabashed advocate of truth--ensuring it even in the most basic word choice, punctuation, spelling--and was courageous in...