State of the Dream 2010 Report: Instant Changes for Minorities Recession Recovery

Even as the U.S. economy recovers, African-Americans and Latinos continue to disproportionately experience hardships in their frantic efforts to find work and maintain homeownership,...

Haitians Respond to Media Portrayal of Homeland

As many Haitians live in peril amid indescribable destruction and death, their American relatives are vexed by the media’s depiction of their native country...

Mom Charged For Ditching Duty

A Black single mother serving in the Army faces charges for failing to report to duty after she said she needed to watch her...

German Musical Showcases Obama’s Rise

A President Obama look-a-like will star in a new German musical which was scheduled to open January 15, according to the Associated Press. The...

Conservative Icons Draw Fire over Haiti Statements

Two prominent conservatives came under fire over comments made about the massive earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12. The Rev. Pat Robertson, a televangelist...

African Immigrants Revolt in Italy

According to a New York Times report, more than 1,000 African workers in Calabria, a southern Italian region, were shipped away to detention centers...

Teddy Pendergrass Dead at 59

Legendary R&B singer and songwriter, Teddy Pendergrass died Jan. 13, at the Bryn Mawr Hospital in Philadelphia reports the Associated Press. He was 59. His...

Arenas Charged With Felony Gun Possession

Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas has been charged with felony gun possession, the Washington Post reported on Jan 14. The 28-year-old native of Los Angeles, Calif....

Ex-NBA Star Pleads Guilty

Former NBA star Jayson Williams pleaded guilty on Jan. 11 for accidentally shooting his limousine driver to death in 2002. The Associated Press, Williams was...

‘Beating’ the Conflict in Darfur

After months of relative silence, the issue of violence in Darfur, Sudan, rose to the fore Jan. 9 when thousands of individuals in 15...

U.S. Haitians Look on in Despair

Haitians in the United States—along with the rest of the world—are looking on with horror at the aftermath of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that has...

Haiti Rocked by 7.0 Quake

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck just 10 miles outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, at about 5 p.m., Jan. 12, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Observers...