‘A Day Without a Woman’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of January's Women's March have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money...

Presidential Candidates Duel on Iran; House GOP in Turmoil

Debate on the Iran nuclear deal morphed into full-blown political spectacle on Sept. 9 as Donald Trump and Ted Cruz held a rally to...

Republican Rep. Allen West Fluctuates on Apology to DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) July 21 has recently asserted his refusal to apologize for an invective-laced email to a Democratic colleague in Florida’s House...

Contract Subjects New Ala. State Univ. Pres. to Surprising Love Life Limitation

The new president of Alabama State University agreed to a contract with several stipulations, including one unusual mandate regarding her love life. Under the terms...

US Rep. Maxine Waters: Bill O’Reilly ‘Needs to Go to Jail’

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters says Fox News host Bill O'Reilly "needs to go to jail" over sexual harassment allegations. The Democratic congresswoman...

Obama: Extended School Year Could Benefit Students

Though many students across the nation may not like an extra month in the classroom, the extra classroom time would benefit them, President Obama...

Rodney King Dead at 47 Following Possible Drowning

Rodney King, the man whose 1991 beating by Los Angeles police was caught on video and triggered widespread protests after the officers involved were...

House Bipartisan Bill Scales Back Major Food Stamps Cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive...

NEW YORK UNIV. CALLED UPON TO CANCEL GA. GAME

Secret Football Agreement Not to play Negro, Hinted. MYERS STAR “Half the Team” Says One Sports Writer October 26, 1929 NEW YORK. (Special) -- Announcement that...

Racism Could Cost Obama Votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first Black president, an Associated Press...

Cornell W. Brooks Proudly Outlines His NAACP Accomplishments

(Updated 5/26/2017) Cornell William Brooks is not leaving the NAACP quietly. Brooks, 56, who serves as the NAACP’s President and CEO, was notified last week...

May Jobless Rate Remains UnchangedExcept for Blacks

  The recently released jobs report for May 2013 signifies the “ongoing slog” in the U.S. labor market, economists say.   According to the latest Bureau of...