Prince Harry Joins Rihanna at Celebration in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has joined Rihanna in celebrating 50 years of independence for her native Barbados. The prince and the singer...

Hampton University Outraged over Threats to Emancipation Oak Tree

Following community backlash over a highway expansion plan that would jeopardize the historic Emancipation Oak tree on the campus of Hampton University, Virginia Secretary...

The President Kennedy Assassination

At the Height of his Powers Nov. 30, 1963 On Nov. 22 at 12:30 p.m. CST President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. While at the time...

Nashville Arrest Records, Photos of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Found

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville officials have discovered never-before-published photos and records detailing the early arrests of civil rights icon John Lewis. Nashville Mayor Megan...

Amnesty: Nigeria’s Slum Demolitions Leave 30,000 Homeless in Capital of Lagos

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says as many as 30,000 people in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos are homeless after their community was...

Trump Victory: The Plight of African Americans has Suddenly and Drastically Changed

The newspaper headlines were likely already written, announcing Hillary Clinton as the first woman to take the helm of the White House. Instead, in...

More Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting of Tyson Gay’s Daughter

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Three men have been charged in connection with a shootout police say left the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson...

Black American Journey Finally Enshrined in National Museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opens this week alongside the Washington Monument and the National Museum of...

Rick Ross, Bun B, Too $Short to Headline A3C Fest in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Rappers Rick Ross, Bun B and Bone Thugs N' Harmony will headline the 12th annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta. Organizers announced...

Cardin Leads Discussion by DOJ, Community Leaders on Baltimore City Police Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524   Cardin Leads Discussion by DOJ, Community Leaders on Baltimore City Police Reforms   Wide-ranging conversion provides chance...

Singer Toni Braxton to be Honored at Hip-Hop Awards

ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Toni Braxton will be honored at the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. Braxton will receive the BMI President's Award on...