NPR Stands behind Juan Williams Firing

National Public Radio’s chief executive said, Oct. 24, that while she could have handled the Juan Williams’ termination better, she does not regret the...

Decades Later– Clarence Thomas’ Wife Seeks Apology But, A New Woman Emerges

Nineteen years after Anita Hill accused her former boss at Equal Employment Opportunity, now-Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, of making sexual comments, she...

N.Y. Gubernatorial Candidate: “Rent Too Damn High”

Disgruntled New York City resident Jimmy McMillan stole the show at a debate for the state’s gubernatorial candidates on Oct. 18 as he introduced...

Va. Textbook Criticized for Black Confederate Soldier Claims

A fourth-grade textbook given to students in Virginia is causing controversy for its claim that thousands of African-Americans fought for the South in the...

NPR Fires Juan Williams After Muslim Remarks on the ‘O’Reilly Factor’

After an appearance on Fox News’ the O’Reilly Factor on Oct.20, National Public Radio’s Senior News Analyst Juan Williams was fired from the company...

NAACP’s Jealous Recognized by Time Magazine

NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous received two honors recently as he was named one of Time magazine's “40 Under 40 Rising Stars of...

First Lady Hits Campaign Trail for Democrats

First Lady Michelle Obama has embarked on a vigorous two-week campaign swing in search of Democratic votes prior to next month’s midterm elections. With...

50 States, Washington D.C. Launch Foreclosure Probe

Officials in all 50 states and the District of Columbia have come together for an investigation into allegations that mortgage lenders mishandled documents and...

Lender Alleges Bishop Long Defaulted on Loan

Atlanta figure Bishop Eddie Long continues to find himself in hot water, as a bank has filed suit against him and two others for...

Obama Courts Black Votes

The ethics trials for U.S. Reps. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., and Maxine Waters, D-Calif., have been set for after the elections on Nov. 15 and...

Florida Man Denies Ownership of Drugs found in Buttocks

A 25-year-old Florida man is claiming non-ownership of what law enforcement officials say was cocaine found lodged in his buttocks. When Manatee County Sheriff’s...

Black Community and Black Ministers Defining Issues in Chicago’s Crowded Field for Mayor

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has joined a potentially crowded field seeking the Chicago mayoral seat after incumbent Richard Daley announced he...