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Sharpton meets with Rand Paul in D.C.

The Rev. Al Sharpton Meets with Rand Paul about the criminal justice system.

Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

On the heels of Attorney General Eric Holder tendering his resignation, President Obama announced that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is resigning.

Officer Darren Wilson not indicted in Michael Brown shooting

A grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal August shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Monday.

Marion Barry passes at age 78

Former Washington, D.C. mayor and civil right pioneer Marion Barry has died.

Obama Shields Over 5 million Immigrants From Deportation

At the risk of furthering the gulf between himself and an already polarized Congress, President Obama announced several sweeping executive actions poised to protect more than five million immigrants currently living undocumented in the United States.

Nation awaits Ferguson verdict

All eyes are on Ferguson, Mo., again as a grand jury decides whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown.

Report: 1 in 30 children homeless in America

As the nation prepares for the holiday season, new numbers about homeless children reveal that this season may not be so joyous for many.

Activists respond to Ferguson Commission

In a teleconference call Wednesday, several community activists and reporters discussed the impending verdict of the grand jury on the death of Michael Brown and whether police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed him in August, will be indicted.

A dialogue between Dr. Cornel West and communist leader Bob Avakian

A dialogue between Dr. Cornel West, one of the nation’s foremost public intellectuals, and Bob Avakian, the leader of the Revolutionary Communist Party, on the issue of “Revolution and Religion,” is sure to be as lively as it is provocative.

Department of Veteran Affairs improves services

As America pauses to honor the work of military personnel this Veterans Day, the federal government is also using the holiday to highlight several improvements to how the nation helps those who have served.

President nominates New York’s Loretta Lynch for US attorney general

Last Saturday, President Barack Obama gave his loyal supporters and other Democrats something to cheer about after the abysmal showing in the midterm elections—he nominated Loretta Lynch as his next attorney general, replacing the outgoing Eric Holder.

Jonathan Hicks: The Kappa

While the late Jonathan Hicks is being remembered as a famed journalist, his dedication to his fraternity is also being highlighted.

Loretta Lynch nominated as next U.S. Attorney General

President Barack Obama nominates U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General replacing Eric Holder.

Medicare open enrollment ends Dec. 7

Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare open enrollment begins.

Harlem Rocked after Positive Ebola Test

Hamilton Heights residents were restless this Friday afternoon after news that one of their neighbors tested positive for the Ebola virus became public.