Kweisi Mfume to Head National Medical Association

Kweisi Mfume, former U.S. congressman and past president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), was named chief...

Storm Toll Heavy; Scores Are Homeless

This week the Northeastern part of the United States braces for a blizzard that threatens to shut down most of the states in the...

Selma’s Lesson: The Fight For Voters’ Rights Continues

Thousands of people, including President Obama and politicians from both sides of the aisle, gathered on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to...

Obama to Travel to South Africa to Honor Mandela

(Updated 11/7/2013) WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a Tuesday memorial service in...

Mikulski Delivers Iran Nuclear Deal Victory to Obama

COLLEGE PARK - Sen. Barbara Mikulski became the 34th senator to back President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran on Wednesday, essentially ensuring that...

Gabrielle Union Recruiting Young Voters for Obama 2012

Actress Gabrielle Union and a host of others involved in President Obama's “Greater Together” initiative recently hit the ground running in North Carolina, once...

Resisting Trump is Patriotic

Apparently, Donald John Trump is still obsessed with size. In 1988, Graydon Carter, then the editor of Spy magazine and currently Vanity Fair’s editor, anointed Trump a,...

Hatch Amendment Would Require Drug Tests to Claim Unemployment

While 14.6 million unemployed Americans await a decision from Congress that could extend unemployment benefits until November, a proposal by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah)...

Remarks of President Barack Obama At a Memorial Service for the Victims of...

To the families of those we’ve lost; to all who called them friends; to the students of this university, the public servants gathered tonight,...

Michelle Obama Schedules Final Round of Commencement Addresses

Michelle Obama will address graduating seniors at ceremonies in April, May and June in what will be her final commencement remarks as first lady. Obama...

Survey Finds Race is Key Factor in Opinions on Trump Agenda

A new survey shows that race is a significant factor in Americans’ stance on leading White House policies. Researchers at UCLA, University of Maryland and...

Obama: No mechanism to revoke Cosby’s Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected the idea of revoking Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom because of sexual misconduct allegations. "There's...