Officers Involved in Freddie Gray's Death Honored at Black-Tie Gala

The officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest and subsequent death last April were honored at a black-tie affair in Washington, D.C., last week.

Supreme Court to Hear Case of Juror's Racial Bias

The Supreme Court will hear a case next month where justices will determine if racially charged comments during jury deliberations are grounds for breaking juror confidentiality.

Black Publishers Declare 'State of Emergency' in U.S.

The National Newspaper Publishers Association [NNPA], the nation’s largest trade association of African-American-owned newspapers and media companies, recently declared the existence of a police brutality state of emergency in the U.S. with respect to Black America.

Breaking the Cycle: Young Mother of 7 Turns Life Around at McDonald's

Meet Cameo Faust. At 36, she's a general manager at an Atlanta-area McDonald's. Her career at the restaurant chain started 12 years ago because, like so many grade-school dropouts, there weren't many other choices. But Faust's story is a little ...

Police Violence Against Blacks Escalating: Study

Police killed at least 102 unarmed African-Americans in 2015, about two each week — and the actual number is likely higher due to underreporting, according to data from a police watchdog group.

Laughter, Boos, Fill Debate Watch Party in D.C.

More than 100 patrons filled a room at Busboys and Poets in northwest D.C. to watch the first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.

Farrakhan: Support Petition to Have Obama Pardon Marcus Garvey

A petition asking the White House to posthumously pardon Marcus Garvey, the great Black nationalist leader, has received the support of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan.

CBC Presses AG Lynch on Police Shootings of Unarmed Blacks

The Congressional Black Caucus held a news conference Thursday outside Justice Department headquarters in northwest D.C. calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to properly investigate and prosecute law enforcement officials who intentionally kill unarmed blacks.

Obama Closes CBCF Dinner with Call to Vote

President Barack Obama poured his heart out Saturday to fellow constituents and black Americans at the annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner, issuing a fervent call to action to hit the polls on Election Day in November.

AU Protest Aimed at Racists on Campus

Several alleged incidents of racism at American University recently prompted large protests on the northwest D.C. campus and led the student government to unanimously pass a resolution condemning those acts.

Obama on Trump: 'We've Got a Museum for Him to Visit'

President Barack Obama said in a speech Saturday night at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner in Washington, D.C., that Republican presidential candidate Trump tells people "there's never been a worse time to be a Black person" in America.

Voter Suppression Still Evident, CBCF Panel Warns

Alabama is one of several states requiring photo identification to vote in the general election in November. The state also had several motor-vehicle departments shutter in largely-black communities — and many say that's not a coincidence.

Carla Hayden Sworn In as 1st Black, Woman Librarian of Congress

A pivotal moment in history occurred Wednesday as Carla Hayden was sworn in as the head of the Library of Congress — the first African-American and woman to ever assume the role.

Watch Parties Highlight Museum's Opening Week

The grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is upon the world and with anticipation now at a fever pitch for the Sept. 24 official unveiling, museum officials have launched "Lift Every Voice," a ...

CBCF: 'Defining the Moment, Building the Movement'

As the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. celebrates its 40th anniversary, more than 10,000 men, women and youth from across the country will gather in the nation’s capital, eager to weigh in on possible solutions for the myriad of issues ...