Victim Family Buys Plane Tickets for Condemned Arkansas Inmate’s Daughter

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Family members of a man whose death was caused by Arkansas condemned killer Kenneth Williams said they've forgiven him —...

Questions Persist in Death of First Black Woman to Serve on New York’s Highest...

NEW YORK (AP) — When Sheila Abdus-Salaam agreed to speak this month at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School, it was business as...

Arizona Man Convicted of Killing Best Friend, Woman, 4 Kids

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona prisoner was convicted Tuesday of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four...

Black Man Punched by California Officer Files Rights Lawsuit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has...

Actress Octavia Spencer to Speak at Kent State Commencement

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State University's first university wide commencement will get a touch of Hollywood as Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer speaks to...

ON THE BRINK?

TriceEdney — Among other non-academic activities in our contemporary society, all public school children are introduced to vital, emergency life saving drills.  Fire drills,...

Cuba Gooding Sr., Singer and Father of Oscar-Winning Actor, Found Dead in Car

LOS ANGELES — Cuba Gooding Sr., the father of an Oscar-winning actor and a chart-topping R&B singer in his own right, was found dead...

Oprah Erupts in HBO’s Powerful ‘Henrietta Lacks’

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey doesn't scare easy and she wasn't frightened here. "But I was unsure and uncertain of myself going into this...

W. Baltimore’s Samuel Coleridge Taylor Elementary Seeks Alumni

The Samuel Coleridge Taylor Elementary School #122, located in West Baltimore on Preston St., is celebrating its 90th year and an alumni committee of...

Frederick Douglass Featured on New Quarter

Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist who escaped slavery and later served as a statesman and civil rights leader, graces the back of a quarter that...

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