Fallen Soldier’s Widow: ‘Nothing to Say’ to Trump

MIAMI (AP) — The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump's account of his phone call about her...

Ben Jealous, Van Jones Discuss Law Enforcement Reform

Ben Jealous is campaigning to be the next governor of Maryland, and one of the main planks of his candidacy is law enforcement reform...

Funeral Held for Sgt. La David Johnson, US Soldier at Center of Trump Fight

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President...

Black Navy Veteran Wants to Tell His Story

A former AFRO paperboy who went on to serve 30 years in the Navy hopes to complete his memoirs in the new year. Master Chief...

The Retirement of Amex’s Ken Chenault Means Just 3 CEOs on the Fortune 500...

Credit card giant American Express announced Wednesday that Kenneth Chenault, its CEO of 16 years, was passing on the torch to younger blood: 58-year-old Stephen Squeri. “We’re...

Los Angeles Pro Eleven Signs Kenny Washington

While the NFL is today made up by a majority of African American players, many of whom are currently protesting racial injustice by kneeling...

Uncertain Future of Affordable Care Act Worries Many

When President Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States, Allison Prince worried that he would reverse decades of...

Black Police Officers Honored for Bravery During Shooting

The Congressional Football Game that takes place every odd-numbered year honored two special agents of the Capitol Hill Police Department that saved the life...

Black Caucus Demands Congress Fund U.S. Virgin Islands Clean-Up

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held an emergency press conference Oct. 12 to demand the U.S. Congress establish funding protocols and priorities...

Morehouse College names Harvard’s David Thomas as its 12th president

When David A. Thomas was 10 years old, his ambition was to attend Morehouse College. On Sunday, the board of trustees of Atlanta-based Morehouse College...

Rep Frederica Wilson Blasts Trump Over Insensitive Statement to Black Military Widow

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) is in dispute with President Donald J. Trump over what was said to a widow of a Black soldier...

Politics and the Fallen: Trump Lies Again, He Hasn’t Called All Families!

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday...