The way some Americans distort the racist history of the U.S. into an uplifting – and sanitized – moral lesson is an example why separating fact from fiction is critical in teaching about slavery.

Edward Blum and American Alliance for Equal Rights tried and failed to block the Fearless Funds grant program for Black women.

Republicans' attempts to defy a Supreme Court decision were in vain.

Defense attorneys offered an outlandish theory at the trial for ex-cops charged in the death.

Travis King has been "expelled" from North Korea more than two months after the U.S. soldier defected from South Korea, but there are still more questions than answers.

As new research shows 65% of Americans want the president elected by popular vote, it can't be forgotten that Black voters have plenty to gain from replacing the Electoral College.

Mississippi State Auditor Shad White proposed cutting funding for "garbage fields" like African American Studies and Women's Studies.

The latest in an ongoing series of setbacks for Rudy Giuliani came as Hunter Biden sued him.

South African activist Zoleka Mandela was 43.

A 911 call from Office Depot falsely accusing a young Black man of stealing contradicts its own denials of racial profiling, a lawyer said: "All they saw was a young Black man in a hoodie.”

In an apparent trend, the newspaper extended sympathy for another violent white woman.

The centrality of the Bible in Black life cannot be overstated, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou writes.

In all its wisdom, the Supreme Court has joyfully unleashed its wrecking ball of justice to obliterate affirmative action.

The teen who refused to give his Citi Bike bike to Sarah Jane Comrie and his family spoke out about the viral incident.

Washington D.C.– The Chocolate City may be no more as an analyst is predicting that Washington D.C. will not be a majority Black city come 2014. The nation’s capital is becoming wealthier and whiter. According to the Brookings Institution research, the city’s proportion of black residents dropped from 59.4 percent to 52.7 percent, while the […]

New York– Whoopi Goldberg is extremely angry that the New York Times failed to mention that she won an Oscar in a recent article. Goldberg who won the 1990 best supporting actress  for “Ghost”,  felt that the writer’s facts were incorrect and “hurt” her.

London — A British teenager collapsed and died minutes in a shocking death after kissing her boyfriend. “It was not a sexual relationship. We saw each other a couple of times a week,” Ross told police. “We were talking and ended up kissing by the front door.” A few moments later, she collapsed. Read more […]

Washington D.C.– Sources say a waitress claims that a Washington Washington Football Team lineman  sexually assaulted her over the weekend at the W Hotel in Washington. Police are investigating the complaint made against the NFL player, Albert Haynesworth.

Here are some of the best African American romantic comedies, best romances, and best love stories. 9. Hav Plenty. Underrated love story about upper class African Americans. Great indie movie and romance. 8. Best Man, Great movie about male bonding, growing up and relationships. 7. Poetic Justice. Great performance by Tupac in this self titled […]

KENTUCKY — The Kentucky Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow Bible classes to be taught in public schools.

In an interview with NPR, Kelley Williams-Bolar speaks about her case.

Chicago — Over the weekend, Carol Moseley Braun won the endorsement of one of the most influential black thinkers in America, while also making controversial remarks likening Rahm Emanuel to Adolf Hitler. “I believe a Rahm Emanuel victory would be a slap in the face,” West said. “I’m here to support poor and working people […]

Detroit Lakes, Minn– A 25 year old woman who was turned away as a tenant because she was African-American will be receiving $25,500 as part of a settlement filed Thursday in federal court in Minneapolis.  When Ranesha Halliburton arrived to see the property with her boyfriend and his father, landlord Pearl Beck said it was […]

ST. LOUIS-Benjamin Elliot, an 18-year-old from Missouri is charged with writing n-word-expletive on a sculpture at the University of Missouri campus in Columbia. The St. Louis American reports: For the second time in as many years The University of Missouri – Columbia campus has fallen victim to a hate crime during Black History Month. Last […]

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy gala was an evening that included a saucy and touching tribute from Cher, sizzling performances from the likes of Mumford & Sons, Cee Lo Green and Jennifer Hudson, and the typical array of dazzling superstars in attendance.

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe launched a blood drive on Valentine’s Day in an effort to ease dire shortages at the national blood bank.