NNPA Exclusive: Cosby remains strong supporter of education

Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, have given untold millions of dollars to colleges and universities over the years, and promoting education for African-Americans has been a hallmark of the comedian’s legendary career.

NAN kicks off annual convention

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Harry Belafonte, filmmaker Spike Lee and Sybrina Fulton are among the big names attending the Rev. Al Sharpton’s 25th annual National Action Network national convention at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel April 26-29.

Books n Bros: African-American boy starts book club for kids like him

Sidney Keys III has always loved to read. But at his school library, the 11-year-old noticed a void of books about kids like himself.

Fox News anchor joins lawsuit alleging racial discrimination, harassment at network

Fox News' legal troubles grew even larger Tuesday, with new plaintiffs, including an anchor, joining a suit alleging racial discrimination and harassment at the network.

NNPA Exclusive: Bill Cosby finally breaks his silence

It’s been more than two years since the embattled, television and film legend, who was once known as “America’s Dad,” has spoken out publicly.

Black doctors earn less than white doctors

African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation Report.

Why Riverside Church Supports the April 29 March on Washington for Climate, Jobs & Justice

On Easter Sunday the temperature was approaching 90 degrees, which is a nice reminder that summer is on the way.

WATCH: President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Chicago

President Barack Obama will be joined by young leaders for a conversation on community organizing and civic engagement.

After months of quiet travel, Obama to speak in Chicago

Three months after leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama will deliver his first public remarks of his post-presidency.

Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world a advocating the need for people to take necessary steps to help the environment.

Borough presidents call for Mayor de Blasio to fully fund universal free healthy lunch

It was announced this week that all five borough presidents have partnered on a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio calling for the full funding of universal free healthy school lunch for every New York City district school student for ...

Forget me not

Early in my childhood, I can still remember a tiny, beautiful little flower that would bloom in the early spring, showing itself off with light green leaves and a cluster of small, blue, pink or white flowers.

Jamaican government apologizes to Rastafari community

Earlier this month, a leading Caribbean government took the highly unusual step of publicly apologizing to a section of the population for an atrocity authorities committed on the group when police killed eight of its members and injured several others ...

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in Woodland Hills Thursday, KTLA reports.

Tamika Mallory and Nicole Paultre-Bell host third Black Lives Matter Summit at LaGuardia Community College

Thursday, April 20, 2017, noted civil rights activists Tamika D. Mallory and Nicole Paultre-Bell will be hosting their third Black Lives Matter Summit at LaGuardia Community College.