Famed restauranteur B. Smith was found Wednesday in New York City, nearly a day after family members said she went missing.
St. Louis City police arrested and deployed pepper spray on several people at City Hall, who were protesting against police brutality and the Ferguson grand jury decision.
The police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown this summer in Ferguson, Missouri, said he had no choice but to fire his weapon, and that he would have done the same thing even if Brown had ...
Five months after a white Missouri police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri and after three months of deliberation, a 12-member grand jury returned a decision of no true bill, meaning Officer Darren Wilson ...
A grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, has decided against indicting a white police officer in the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown, the office of the St. Louis County Prosecutor announced Monday — a decision local and national law ...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down at the request of President Obama amid reports of friction between Hagel and the rest of the president's security advisers.
A grand jury's decision on whether to indict a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, for fatally shooting unarmed black teen Michael Brown is expected to be announced in the coming hours, CNN reported Monday.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated, announced Thursday its participation in #GivingTuesday, a global movement dedicated to giving which will take place Dec. 2.
President Obama announced Thursday night during a prime-time speech that he will grant legal status and work permits for roughly 5 million illegal immigrants — a plan the president called "common sense" but openly defies a Republican Party that will ...
North Carolina Rep. G. K. Butterfield was elected chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress on Wednesday.
With 2016 fast approaching, one civil rights group wants blacks to prepare for the inevitable battle for the White House and Congress.
Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order Monday activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the grand jury's decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.
The number of homeless children in the United States has spiked, with D.C. counting among 13 states last year that had a 10 percent or more increase in children without homes, according to a report released Monday.
Kimberly D. Smedley said her work was about helping women improve their self-image, boosting their self-esteem.
As the nation honors its veterans this week, African-American men and women in uniform, past and present, are among the many whose sacrifices are being recognized.