Trump to NAACP: Nah

President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman told reporters the President, breaking with long standing tradition, will not attend the NAACP national convention in Baltimore. NAACP Board...

Among Key Topics at NAACP’s 108th National Convention: Toxic Poisoning in Our Schools, Black...

BALTIMORE, MD– Often overlooked in communities of color is the impact of environmental policies. This year during the NAACP’s 108th National Convention, the association...

Men of Alpha Phi Alpha Take Over Downtown Baltimore

A sea of black and gold is washing over Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and each wave is bringing more and more men of the Alpha...

Study: Young Black Girls Are Losing Their Childhood

Researchers from Georgetown University’s Center on Poverty and Inequality are sounding the alarm for young Black girls worldwide who they say are losing their...

Smithsonian Museum Taking African Americans to Paris

Want to go on a luxurious trip to Paris with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture where you’ll learn about...

Ebony’s Woes Continue with ‘Thumbs Down’ NABJ Award

Ebony, the storied Black magazine now facing a tumultuous future , received another body blow in the form of a shaming award from the...

‘Most Popular Active Politician’ Endorses Jealous for Governor

United States Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), of Vermont, endorsed Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous at a Silver Spring campaign rally in the Veterans Plaza...

N.C. focus—a clash over bias in justice system

Martha Rivera Chavis, wife of the Dr. Ben Chavis died recently (see story at left). Ben Chavis is long time civil rights activist who...

Black Women Awarded More Master’s Degrees Than Black Men

Black women are being awarded Master’s degrees at a significantly higher proportion than Black men at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), a 1990-2015...

Tributes Pour in Celebrating the Life of Martha Rivera Chavis

Martha Rivera Chavis was not just the wife of civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., but by all accounts, from those who...

Mourners in Packed Pennsylvania Church Celebrate Life of Bianca Roberson, Road-Rage Victim

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a high school graduate killed during a road rage confrontation stood teary-eyed Friday as mourners held...

Morehouse College Names Harold Martin Jr, New Interim President

A new president has been appointed to lead Atlanta’s historic Morehouse College following the sudden death of interim president William “Bill” Taggart. Harold Martin Jr., an...