2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

For the last time in his term as Commander and Chief of the United States, President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Sasha lit...

President Obama Announces New Commitments to My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

President Obama on July 21 announced a number of new commitments to his My Brother’s Keeper initiative, a program designed to address opportunity gaps for...

Maryland Man Pleads Not Guilty to Terrorism-Support Charges

A Maryland man arrested on charges he fought on behalf of an al-Qaida-affiliated terror group in Somalia pleaded not guilty Jan. 13 and his...

Closing Arguments Set to Be Heard in Long Running Discrimination Case

Students, alumni and advocates of Maryland’s four HBCUs will be back in U.S. District Court June 8 to hear closing arguments for the remedial...

Obama and Family Attend Easter Service at Historic VA Church

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family attended Easter service at a historic black church that traces its origins...

Phi Beta Sigma Launches Centennial Celebration, Unveils Initiative to Aid Black Men

(Updated 7/18/2014) Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity (PBS) opened its highly anticipated centennial week, themed “The Best is Yet to Come,” July 16 at the...

Scalia Death Sparks Election-Year Fight over Filling Vacancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia's death immediately sparked a new and heated election-year fight over whether President Barack Obama should fill the high...

Grant’s Family Heartbroken by Verdict

Los Angeles, Calif. — Anger. Rage. Disappointment. Pain. Heartbreak. These were some of the emotions expressed by the family of Oscar Grant after the...

South Carolina House Approves Bill Removing Confederate Flag

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House approved a bill removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, a stunning reversal in a...

White House Announces 2014 Easter Egg Roll Program and Talent Line-up

The White House announces the program, activities, and talent line-up for the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-ax0MOPZJI>, a tradition in its 136th year...

Trump NY State Co-Chair Wishes Death on Obama, Throws Insults at 1st Lady

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A wealthy businessman who co-chaired president-Elect Donald Trump's state campaign confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that he told...

Black Farmers Finally Getting Paid

The U.S. District Court approved a settlement in the ongoing saga between Black farmers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) providing an additional...