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Texas House votes to deregulate natural hair braiders

Effort follows court decision declaring irrational laws unconstitutional

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Just who is Loretta Lynch?

Loretta Lynch takes her place in history this week as the U.S. Senate confirms as the first African American female U.S. Attorney General but who is she?

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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.

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First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at Tuskegee University commencement

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address at Tuskegee University’s 130th Spring Commencement Ceremony.

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‘Bama State Style’ gives look into HBCU band life

Lifetime premieres its newest reality series “Bama State Style” featuring the Alabama State University Mighty Marching Hornets.

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Singer Johnny Kemp dead at 55

Reports indicate that R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died.

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VIDEO: Funeral services for Dr. Yosef A. A. Ben-Jochannan

Funeral services for Dr. Yosef A. A. Ben-Jochannan held at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem

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Stunning photos of Mumia Abu-Jamal's health condition

The following photos of Mumia Abu-Jamal were taken on April 6, 2015. He was taken to the hospital previously due to issues with diabetes.

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Apollo Theater inducts Billie Holiday into Walk of Fame

In celebration of her 100th birthday, the Apollo Theater inducts jazz singer Billie Holiday into its Walk of Fame.

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10 HBCUs that offer full scholarships

Families and students are getting misinformation about full scholarships available at HBCUs.

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