NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) & REV. AL SHARPTON ANNOUNCE THE HIRING Of FOUR SENIOR...

New York, NY-- Following the recent annual national convention of National Action Network (NAN), President Rev. Al Sharpton announced that NAN has hired four...

Poll Says Blacks Less Likely to Have Enough for Retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — Older White Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The...

Calls for Sessions’ Resignation Follow Amped-Up Drug Sentencing Memo

Toting signs that read: “No More Drug Wars” and “Drug Wars Destroy Families,” several dozen activists protested outside the U.S. Department of Justice May...

Cummings Willing to Work with, Oppose Trump When Necessary

At one moment U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) is meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House over an affordable prescription plan with...

NOT EASY TO LOVE MAN WHO BEAT YOU

Earlier this year, Rep. John R. Lewis received the Free Expression Lifetime Achievement Award from the NEWSEUM in Washington, D.C. (see story on front...

Black Grandparents, Caregivers, Seek Action Against Budget Cuts

Thousands of grandparents and other relative caregivers from across the country, many using walkers and wheelchairs, gathered on the front lawn of the U.S....

Would Next FBI Director Target Blacks?

As Democrats lashed out at the administration of President Donald Trump and demand the appointment of an independent special prosecutor to investigate the firing...

Rep. Lewis’ Fight for Civil Rights

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) still stands as an iconic beacon of the civil rights movement in the 21st Century. “John Lewis is so popular and...

Black Bar Association Gears Up to Battle Trump on Civil Rights

The nation’s largest organization of Black legal professionals has taken the stance that the Trump administration’s position on civil rights is wrong and is...

Former FBI Director Mueller to Lead Trump-Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into...

Supreme Court’s Roberts: ‘Uncertainty’ Sinks Voter ID Appeal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court shut the door Monday on North Carolina Republicans' effort to revive a state law that mandated voter...

Miss USA Clarifies Healthcare ‘Privilege’ Comment

On May 14, Miss District of Columbia contestant Kara McCullough was crowned the winner of the 2017 Miss USA contest. Yet, it’s not her...