Rebellious Democrats Disrupt House, Stage Protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until...

Michelle Obama in Passenger Seat for ‘Carpool Karaoke’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who will be next in the passenger seat for an upcoming edition of "Carpool Karaoke" with late-night comic James Corden? None other...

Gladys Knight’s Son Accused of Stealing from Restaurants

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Department of Revenue officials say the son of singer Gladys Knight is accused of stealing tax money from several metro...

Charleston Remembers Victims on Church Shooting Anniversary

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Amid singing and prayer, a community wide memorial service remembering the victims of the Charleston church shootings got underway...

Johnson Publishing Sells Ebony and Jet Magazines

Johnson Publishing Company, a family owned publisher of African American titles based in Chicago, reportedly sold Ebony and Jet magazines to Clear View Group...

Ali with Great Appreciation, Respect & Pageantry, Laid to Rest in Louisville

Thousands of people lined the streets of Louisville, Ky. on June 10 to say thank you to the “Greatest of All Time,” Muhammad Ali,...

First African-American Woman Takes Command of U.S. Navy Forces in Europe, Africa

The first African-American woman to lead the U.S. Navy’s forces in Europe and Africa officially took command in a ceremony on June 7. Admiral Michelle...

‘Ali! Ali!’: The World Says Goodbye to The Greatest

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville and the rest of the world said goodbye to The Greatest on Friday, showering affection on Muhammad Ali during...

Edwards Statement on House Amendment to S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   May 25, 2016 CONTACT Yasmine Evans (Edwards)--202-225-8699 Edwards Statement on House Amendment to S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman...

AFRO’S Mother’s Day Tribute – Washington, D.C.

AFRO’S Mother’s Day Tribute - Washington, D.C.   Rev. William H. Lamar IV – Pastor, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Eartha Shiro Austin Lamar “My mother is a gift from God...