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Political powerhouse Symone D. Sanders-Townsend was honored with a street naming in her hometown.

Media visionary Cathy Hughes will be inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame for her pivotal contributions.

On April 6, Tishaura Jones became the first Black woman elected mayor of St. Louis.

Jerome Easter Jr.'s missing case highlights difficulties for families to find relatives diagnosed with mental illness.

What you see above is a map of Detroit. The small colorful dots represent people, plotted to show where they live and their race. Whites are represented by blue dots, Blacks with green dots, Asians with red and Latinos with orange. All others are represented using the color brown. Again, what you see is Detroit, but also […]

Christopher D. Spears (pictured), 17, was charged Monday with second-degree murder for allegedly shooting his classmate, Dominique Hollie, (pictured below left) also 17, over some sexual remarks made about the victim’s younger sister, reports KETV. SEE ALSO: Black Senate Hopeful Draws Hitler Mustaches On Anti-Obama Posters The Friday night shooting occurred at Hollie’s Omaha, Neb., […]

According to the Omaha Police Officers Association (POA), there is a “terrible cycle of violence and thuggery” that is rampant throughout the city. The union’s idea of what a thug represents, though, is a Black diapered toddler who swears and makes lewd hand gestures throughout a homemade video. Now the union has come under fire […]