Where are the Minority Staffers?

On Jan. 5, the National Urban League Washington Bureau sponsored a panel discussion "Increasing Racial Diversity in the U.S. Senate." The event, held at...

New York Drug Charges Against Rapper Desiigner are Dropped

NEW YORK (AP) — Misdemeanor drug and menacing charges against rapper Desiigner have effectively been dropped less than three months after his arrest in...

Millennials, Generation YHow Do ‘U’ Know– What?

Morgan State Urban News Project Dwayne Allen explores the younger generation abandoning traditional newspapers and relying on social media and other web outlets to...

You Don’t Want to be a Belle at Just Any Inaugural Ball

Many Americans celebrated the second inauguration of the 44th President of the United States in front of their television screens while others had the...

Obama’ Second Inauguration Brings Joy, Hope

For thousands of celebrants, the day of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration started with a visit to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument,...

Travelers Crowded Union Station for Obama’s Inauguration

More than 700,000 people descended on Washington, D.C. Jan. 21 to witness the swearing-in of President Barack Obama and the Inaugural Parade, with many...

Obama Opens Second Term with a Bold Return to his Base

WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Rejecting calls for him to move closer toward his Republican critics, a confident President Barack H. Obama kicked off his second...

Obama II Inauguration Kindles Special Emotions for Older Blacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. --Tears rolled down the cheeks of a 60-year-old woman shortly after President Obama took the oath of office for his second term....

Did or didn’t she? Beyonce questioned on lip sync

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no question Beyonce's rendition of the national anthem was a roaring success. The mystery: was it live or lip synced? A...

Yellow Ticket Holders at a Glance

The biggest ticketed event of the year took place in Washington, D.C. last Monday. Nearly 1 million people traversed the national mall to witness...

Thousands Witness Obama’s Second Swearing In

Barack Obama, the son of a Kenyan government economist and a White anthropologist, was sworn in to his second term as president of the...

Washington View

Great are the expectations of President Barack Obama, the historic first African-American president who was inaugurated for his second term on Jan. 21. The...