April 4, 1968, is a day that will live in infamy. Most Americans can recall...
The largest rally of underpaid workers is set to take place April 15—tax day.
One might expect the statue honoring the first Black student at Ole Miss to be treated well.But no. Last week, the U.S. Justice Department indicted a former University of Mississippi student on federal charges for putting a noose on the ...
Mumia Abu-Jamal, one of the world’s most prominent and celebrated political prisoners, is reportedly in a diabetic coma and in intensive care at the Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, PA.
Mississippi was the site of one-third of all lynchings that occurred in the United States in 1925 and was the epicenter of some of the nation’s most heinous race crimes.
The bloody beating of a Black, unarmed college honors student is the latest police brutality incident caught on camera that’s fueling outrage across the nation.
Starbucks newest initiative is getting a lot of buzz, however, not the conversation the coffee chain hoped to spark.
Graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly 4 percentage points from 2011 to 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.
The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp.
In a city already filled with tension, two officers from the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri are shot during a demonstration Wednesday night.
A cellphone video capturing a Caucasian Baltimore police officer punching an unarmed Black male teenager in the face in an unprovoked attack contradicts the cop’s claims that he was assaulted.
People around the nation are asking if police gun violence is reaching epidemic proportions.The name Anthony Terrell Robinson Jr., 19, is now on the list of unarmed men of color fatally shot by police. Protest again ensued, fueling the out-of-control ...
As President Barack Obama prepared to lead marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge spanning the Alabama River in Selma to commemorate the 50th anniversary of that historic march for voting rights Saturday, he said that we as a nation have ...
As the fallout over a video of white fraternity members shouting racist chants continues, reports indicate another video of the organization engaging in racist behavior has surfaced.
Teens bid an emotional farewell at the commencement on the final day of the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine at Walt Disney World on Sunday.