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Cosby files appeal to Pennsylvania supreme court

Bill Cosby’s legal team has filed a petition in Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeking a review of his 2018 conviction on charges of aggravated indecent assault.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. celebrates centennial

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is marking 100 years since its founding in 1920 at Howard University.

Census 2020 is almost here: It could be the most empowering event of the year

The 2020 census is this year’s most empowering and democratic event for the United States.

The Black struggle in 2019: Staying aware, facing injustice and fighting for the future

2019 saw challenges and signs of a continual awakening of the Black community, even as racism and police killings remained a problem in the United States.

Atatiana Jefferson’s mother dies months after daughter killed in house by officer

A lawyer says the mother of a Texas woman fatally shot by a police officer has died in the house where her daughter was killed.

Mississippi prison riots leave activists and advocates enraged

The Mississippi Department of Corrections tried to start 2020 with business as usual. It’s been anything but.

NAACP tells local chapters: Don't let energy industry manipulate you

In 2014, the top officials of the NAACP’s Florida division threw their organization’s weight behind an effort to stymie the spread of solar panels on residential rooftops and cut energy efficiency standards at the behest of the energy industry.

NYPD cop who broke into Black woman’s home resigns

Michael Reynolds, the 26-year old NYPD police officer who broke into the home of a Black woman in Tennessee and attacked her and her two children with racist comments, has reportedly resigned from the police force.

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration’s attempts to change the definition of ‘public charge’

Last week, immigrant advocates filed a federal lawsuit seeking to jointly block three interrelated “Public Charge” rules publicized by Pres. Donald Trump’s administration.

Former Fort Worth officer indicted in Atatiana Jefferson's shooting death

A Texas grand jury has indicted a former Fort Worth police officer who two months ago fired through the window of a home, killing Atatiana Jefferson.

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to NYC bribe charge linked to Aaliyah wedding

Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to charges he schemed to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female the day before he married teen R&B singer Aaliyah in 1994.

An investigation has revealed what may be 2 mass grave sites from the 1921 Tulsa race riots

A decadeslong effort to recover mass burial plots from the 1921 Tulsa race riot has been spurred forward after an investigation found that two sites in the Oklahoma city may contain unmarked mass graves.

West Point strips racist motto from football team's flag

The U.S. Military Academy has stripped a motto from its football team spirit flag because of its connection to hate groups, the academy said Sunday.

Black Baptist church, believed to be oldest in U.S., finishes repairs

A 160-year-old church believed to be the oldest Black church in the United States and built by enslaved Africans has been restored to a version of its former glory.

Justice for Rodney Reed!

A crowd some of Rodney Reed’s family members estimated was about 1,000 people, recently gathered at the Governor’s Mansion in Austin, Texas demanding that Gov. Greg Abbott act to halt the execution of Mr. Reed in a controversial murder case.

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