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National HBCU Week 2014

President Barack Obama proclaims September 21 through September 27 as National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week.

More than a dozen arrests during Ferguson I-70 shutdown attempt

More than a dozen people were arrested last Wednesday during a protest that attempted to shut down Interstate 70 in what organizers called an act of civil disobedience demanding justice for Michael Brown.

Obama, Ebola and the Islamic State group

Almost at the same time that President Barack Obama was in Atlanta at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last Tuesday, declaring a commitment of 3,000 U.S. military forces to West Africa to deal with the ravages of the ...

SWAT team murders 107-year-old man at home

The family and friends of Monroe Isadore conducted a memorial this past Sunday at 13th and Pine streets in Pine Bluff, Ark., to acknowledge the one-year anniversary of his murder by police.

Another unfavorable poll for Obama

As if we needed another poll about the approval of President Barack Obama, Newsmax, an independent website, so it claims, is in the process of compiling impressions, and thus far it isn’t looking good for our graying leader.

Ferguson rally rescheduled, but protesters still turn out

Despite the cancellation of a planned Labor Day shutdown of Highway I-270 at West Florissant to protest the Aug. 9, killing of Michael Brown by local policeman Darren Wilson, demonstrators still took action and jammed up traffic during a short ...

Obama’s Tan Suit Strategy

President Barack Obama caught as much flak for wearing a tan suit to a press conference as for confessing that he had no strategy for dealing with ISIS inside Syria.

‘Don’t boo, vote!’ Obama boomed

In a Labor Day speech freighted with work metaphors and good news about the nation’s economy, President Barack Obama summoned his best rhetoric at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee on the national holiday.

Bronx cheers! NYC officials respond to Texas senator’s slur

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tries to take a bite out of the Big Apple while addressing immigration policy.

Michael Brown and Eric Garner: What's Next

In the wake of the deaths of both Eric Garner and Michael Brown, people are looking for direction on what to do next.

Thousands mourn Michael Brown in Ferguson

Monday, Aug. 25, thousands of mourners packed the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Ferguson, Mo., for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Obama under par?

Was it wise for President Obama to continue his vacation with issues going on in Syria

College students nationwide show solidarity with Michael Brown

Frustration and the call for justice continues to reverberate across the country, including on college campuses, over the death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown, who was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson in a St. Louis suburb two ...

Now What? The country waits for developments in Michael Brown, Ferguson case

The shots fired by Officer Darren Wilson that cut down Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 9 are still echoing.

Michael Brown shooting: What's next?

Now that Michael Brown is laid to rest, the community of Ferguson, Mo. and the nation are looking at the next steps to repair what many continue to call a failed system when it comes to policing.