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Black nurse sues hospital for honoring a patient’s racist request

Teoka Williams, an African American nurse has filed a lawsuit against her employer, Beaumont Hospital, claiming that she was discriminated against.

Three African-Americans claim rare engineering accomplishment

The National Academy of Engineering has 83 new members this year, including a rare three African-Americans who are scheduled to be inducted in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on September 30.

De Blasio signs for-hire cap bill into law

This week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law five bills that he said would bring “fairness” to the for-hire vehicle and taxi industry in the city. It’s the first legislation in the United States that regulates ...

Queen Latifah to host 2018 Black Girls Rock! in Newark

Actress, rapper and singer Queen Latifah is set to come to her hometown of Newark to host the 2018 Black Girl Rock! celebration Aug. 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Black Baltimore police officer resigns over assault video

Former Baltimore police officer Arthur Williams resigned and has been charged with felony assault after he was caught on video beating a man he stopped on the street while on patrol.

Who’s unhinged?

“Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House” is Omarosa Manigault Newman’s new book, and without the entire title we might be left to ponder who in fact is unhinged.

Reports: Aretha Franklin is in hospice care as celebrities visit

Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN's Don Lemon.

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin is seriously ill: reports

Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, a person close to the singer confirmed to the Associated Press.

Alleged police brutality in Baltimore captured on video

As the Baltimore Police Department continues to grapple with various instances of misconduct, yet another incident of alleged police brutality captured on video is going viral.

Boston appoints first Black police commissioner

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced the appointment of William Gross as the City of Boston’s first African American Commissioner of the Boston Police Department

Chicago 911: One weekend. 72 shot. 13 dead.

A weekend of violence in Chicago left 72 people shot and 13 dead, according to reports.

Trump’s trunk

If Trump’s nose was like Pinocchio’s, which grew with each lie he told, it would be longer than an elephant’s trunk. Last week, in an attempt to rescue his son Donald Jr. from a mess, he further tangled himself in ...

So far to go: Black Women and the wage gap

“There weren’t any rules or regulations based on your work experience or title,” said Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies Executive Director Jennifer Jones Austin at the National Urban League headquarters Tuesday morning.

Nazi items removed from Amazon

Reports indicate that online retail giant Amazon is removing Nazi-themed items from its digital marketplace after numerous complaints.

Sharpton calls for justice for unarmed Black man killed by white civilian in Florida

Rev. Al Sharpton travels to Clearwater, Fla over the weekend calling for the arrest of a white man who fatally shot an unarmed Black man during a dispute over a parking space.