Hillary Clinton: 'The sky's the limit'

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination Thursday with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise," taking her place in history as the first woman to lead a presidential ticket.

10 takeaways from the Democratic convention

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, casting herself as a uniter working for the common good and Donald Trump as a divider stoking fear for political gain.

Has Clinton's convention message resonated with the party?

Democrats who came to Philadelphia this week fretting about party division say there is only one way to ensure Hillary Clinton wins in November: defining themselves as the party of national unity.

WATCH: 2016 Democratic National Convention

Watch the live stream of the 2016 Democratic Convention from Philadelphia.

TRANSCRIPT: President Barack Obama's speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Read President Barack Obama's speech at the 2016 DNC

The Rev. Grace Ogunwuyi ninth annual Prayer Summit 2016 held at Baptist House of Prayer

This month the Fruit of Increase Ministries honored community people at their Prayer Summit. Bishop Lamar Williams was keynote speaker.

Eric Garner death commemorated

Sunday, July 17 marked two years since the police killing of Eric Garner. Family members, activists and the community gathered for events.

Alelia Murphy, 111 and counting

Alelia Murphy was born July 6, 1905. She is the last living of 12 siblings. Her immediate family consists of two children, Frederick and Rose; three granddaughters, Annette, Nefer and Crystal; and six talented great-grandchildren, Dawayad, Taquan, Heru-Ahkety, Saut, Seba ...

1199/GNYHA breast cancer screening venture

A joint venture between 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association urges women to undergo breast cancer screening.

Sankofa Global Tinker Workshop labs to help minority youth in STEM this fall

Nurturing future scientists is a daily mission for Tracy Gray, the CEO and founder of Sankofa Global STEM Tinker Workshops.

Genius of genealogy from Louisa Parris to Chirlane McCray

During a recent event at Gracie Mansion, First Lady Chirlane McCray was among the speakers, and she recounted a story about her great-grandmother, Louisa Parris. She was from Barbados, and my profile last week of C.L.R. James, a native of ...

NY Black Expo to promote diversity in business, cultivate leading entrepreneurs

For the third consecutive year, the Black Expo will be heading to New York City Saturday, July 30, to commemorate minority businesses and entrepreneurship ventures.

Columbia grad students win pay increase

Unions, and workers in general, have made some gains over the past five years. Graduate student workers can be included on that list.

AFT endorses Hillary Clinton

Before this week’s coronation at the Democratic National Convention, the American Federation of Teachers jumped in front to endorse Hillary Clinton for president of the United States.

Economic inequality is making us sick

Economic inequality has an even higher cost than many people realize. Beyond lowering living standards for working Americans, a treasure trove of data compiled by the Center on Society and Health and the Urban Institute reveals that a major consequence ...