The death of rapper Coolio at the age of 59 comes on the heels of other notable Black men dying at relatively young ages in recent years.

Unsafe conditions inside some of the state's male-dominated prisons have prompted some inmates to refuse to do their daily jobs until their demands are met. 

Amid Hurricane Ian, destruction from such storms is never equally distributed.

Maryland’s Republican nominee for governor, Del. Dan Cox, fell flat trying to woo Black voters at Morgan State University, Maryland's largest HBCU.

“Don’t trust the state” to fix the water crisis, Jackson Mayor Lumumba told residents.

A new book claims Trump credited ex-girlfriend Kara Young's intelligence to her white dad.

The coordinated walkout of hundreds of middle and high school students in Virginia to protest Gov. Glenn Youngkin's decision to reverse protections for transgender youth spotlights how Black people face some of the highest levels of discrimination in the trans community.

Gadsden County Commissioner Jeffery Moore resigned over the picture of him in a KKK outfit.

The Texas attorney general literally "ran" from doing his job when being served a subpoena.

The hoaxes are a dangerous trend.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams keeps opposing bail reform as deaths mount in the notorious jail.

There is a ghost roaming the halls of Pickens County Museum in South Carolina and his name is Willie Earle.

Learn about changes to voting rights since 2020 and how to cast your ballot in the upcoming midterm elections.

The woman at the center of Emmett Till's death dictated “I Am More Than A Wolf Whistle” more than a decade ago. It represents the first time she has spoken openly about the case.

Jaylen Ausley, Donald Huey and Devonta Vivetter were struck outside of a gay bar in Chicago.

News

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to gun violence in Chicago to deflect responsibility for the Uvalde school shooting in his own state.

Chance the Rapper distributed 1,500 free meals in Chicago in celebration of his 29th birthday.

Former President Barack Obama recently made a surprise visit to a Chicago-based YMCA community center.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability has recommended between one day and one year of suspension for multiple Chicago police officers who were involved in the botched raid on Anjanette Young's home, and “up to and including separation” from the department for others.

Sports

The NBA will be honoring Kobe Bryant at the NBA All-Star game.

The Barack Obama Foundation received a $5 million donation from Nike for the creation of a sports facility.