Participants in a recent Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference panel discussion on immigration, “Bridging the Gap: A Pan-African Approach to Immigration Reform,” said African-Americans and African and Caribbean immigrants must become more involved in shaping immigration policy reform.
The Republic of Congo celebrated the 53rd anniversary of its independence from France in August — a celebration that continued Monday, Sept. 30, when the country's ambassador to the U.S. held a colorful reception in Washington.
Media leaders, journalists and strategic thinkers from the United States, Africa and the African Diaspora gathered at the World Bank headquarters in D.C. to discuss the whether media coverage of Africa is fair and balanced, an issue of increased relevance ...
President Obama urged the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to pass a resolution on Syria that promises "consequences" if President Bashar Assad does not relinquish his chemical weapons.
President Barack Obama addressed the nation Tuesday night during prime time, explaining his rationale as to why the U.S. should punish Syria for a chemical weapon attack he blames on President Bashir Al-Assad.
Congress will hold a public hearing Tuesday about the U.S. military's role in Syria, as President Obama presses for intervention in the Mideast country's civil war after chemical weapons were allegedly used to kill hundreds of civilians.
President Obama said Friday that the U.S. shouldn't boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia, though he admitted the recent tension between the two nations has put the frosty relationship on "pause."
Investment opportunities in the Bahamas were highlighted during a reception at the country's Embassy in Northwest D.C.
Ambassador Dr. Elliston Rahming and Consul-General Paulette Zonicle took to the dance floor early and often Friday night, leading their Bahamian friends, colleagues, counterparts and supporters of the island nation in celebration.
Legendary White House correspondent Helen Thomas passed away peacefully on July 20 at her Washington D.C. apartment, while surrounded by family and friends. She was 92.
Kensington Palace announced late Monday that following a 10-hour labor, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby boy, who will be heir to the royal throne.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, continues to improve while spending his 95th birthday on Thursday in a Pretoria hospital.
South Africa is celebrating the 95th birthday of its most beloved national figure, the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, whom so many still warmly refer to as their “Madiba,” or tribe leader.
President Obama ended a three-nation trip through Africa on Tuesday with a push for partnership at a Tanzanian power plant, coming away with a sense of optimism about the continent's future.
The Egyptian military has overthrown President Mohammed Morsi and replaced him with the country's chief justice of constitutional court, the military's chief announced Wednesday, after Morsi defied an edict to meet the demands of millions of protesters to yield power.