Hero customer ambushes Waffle House killer and wrests away his assault-style rifle

As soon as he heard the gunshots, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom. But he didn't lose sight of the gunman.

Trump considering full pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

President Trump is considering granting boxer Jack Johnson a posthumous pardon, the president said on Twitter Saturday.

Entrepreneur starts first ever Black-owned toothpaste and mouthwash brand

Philip Garner, founder of Garner's Garden based in the Washington, DC area, is the first African American entrepreneur to manufacture and produce his own line of toothpaste and antibacterial mouthwash.

Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world a advocating the need for people to take necessary steps to help the environment.

World War II Caribbean nationals worried about deportation

In normal circumstances, a meeting of heads of governments of former British colonies is usually a mundane, scripted, formal affair, but this week’s 2016 edition of the Commonwealth Summit of nations could be different because Caribbean leaders want to raise ...

NABJ hosts Region I Conference in NYC

The National Association of Black Journalists held its Region 1 Conference Global Diversity Summit last weekend at New York University and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Waiting while Black: Racial incident at Starbucks sparks outrage

Fallout continues after two Black men were arrested for sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks. Calls for a boycott of the chain coffee shop persist as the company announces plans to close thousands of stores for racial bias training.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, wife of 41st President George H.W. Bush and mother of 43rd President George W. Bush, has died, a spokesman for the family said Tuesday.

Sitting While Black? Crowds protest arrest of 2 Black men sitting in Starbucks

Starbucks sells itself as a community gathering spot as much as a coffeehouse, a welcoming place with comfortable chairs for lingering, trendy music and Wi-Fi.

Police investigate arrest of two black men at Philadelphia Starbucks

Starbucks issued an apology after a video of two black men getting arrested inside a Philadelphia location went viral.

April Ryan 'angry' about death threats

White House correspondent April Ryan says she’s received death threats from the public since asking press secretary Sarah Sanders at the White House press briefing on Tuesday if President Donald Trump has ever “thought about stepping down.”

Cosby attorney goes after Andrea Constand in calculated opening

Prior to defense opening arguments in the retrial of comedian Bill Cosby, famed attorney Tom Mesereau was billed as a smooth, peerless, courtroom professional.

Civil rights attorney, Benjamin Crump discusses Stephon Clark case

Following the recent police-involved shooting death of young father Stephon Clark, his family has retained the legal services of nationally active civil rights attorney Ben Crump.

Before the start of Cosby's sexual assault trial, at least one juror says he's guilty

Attorneys representing Bill Cosby are trying to convince Judge Steven O’Neill to dismiss a newly-minted juror, because he proclaimed that the comedian is guilty.