National Urban League President Marc Morial has joined a new gun-control advocacy organization that aims to galvanize Americans to end gun violence.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned her post, leaving behind some unanswered questions about the Affordable Care Act, particularly from African-Americans, many of whom remain perplexed over the law.
Washington, D.C.-area friends and supporters of the late Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba gathered on Saturday, April 12 at the David A. Clarke UDC School of Law in Northwest to honor the human rights activist and "people's attorney.”
Famed comedian and social activist Dick Gregory spoke at the Emancipation Day Prayer Breakfast in D.C. on Wednesday, leaving attendees rolling on the floor with his witty comments on the condition of African-Americans in D.C. and the rest of the ...
The White House announces the program, activities, and talent line-up for the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition in its 136th year and the largest annual public event at the White House.
The female members of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote a strongly worded letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, railing against "offensive and biased" regulations that would discipline black women in the military for wearing differing, cultural hairstyles.
Kathleen Sebelius, the embattled head of Health and Human Services who oversaw the turbulent launch of the federal enrollment website for President Obama's signature health care law, is resigning, the Associated Press reported Thursday afternoon.
President Obama lauded Lyndon Johnson on Thursday during a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying the former president's landmark law opened many doors for African-Americans and paved the way for his own presidency.
Hank Aaron, who celebrated the 40th anniversary of his breaking Babe Ruth's career home run record on Tuesday, delved into politics when he said that Republicans who oppose the Affordable Care Act are acting like the Ku Klux Klan.
African-Americans and other people of color frequently confront racism in the workplace. But they are often hesitant to complain to supervisors or act on such behavior because it is so subtle they cannot be sure it is racism.
Recent climate changes cannot be explained by natural causes alone.
Carbon dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas that is contributing to recent climate change.
Civil rights groups, labor organizer and their allies are stepping up pressure on Congress to pass legislation raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016.
Chuck Stone, a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists and a noted writer, editor and columnist for the black press, died Sunday. He was 89.
The Rev. Al Sharpton dismissed reports that he was a paid mob informant for the FBI in the 1980s.