George Zimmerman says he is now broke, homeless and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder — one of several revelations from a round of interviews in recent days.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, who for decades has taken up causes of injustice against African-Americans, said that he is "deeply disappointed" by the verdict handed down Saturday in the Michael Dunn case.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said that laws prohibiting returning citizens from voting even after they serve their sentences are wrong.
In what Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus expects to be a yearly event, he and more than 300 mostly African-American Republicans, supporters and their friends celebrated Black History Month with an awards luncheon.
Phyllis Muhammad's official and unofficial responsibilities at the World Bank gave her a bird's eye view of the steady and significant patterns of racism and discrimination perpetrated at the institution.
One of five children in the U.S. lives in poverty, according to a new report from a children's advocacy organization.
The estate of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. has filed a complaint in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta to force his daughter, Bernice, to turn over his traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize.
For more than seven years, Yonas Biru has been fighting the World Bank. The Ethiopian native and Silver Spring, Md., resident said he's learned the hard way the price of being black at the venerable institution.
Eight-hundred Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. members from throughout the country gathered on Saturday, Feb. 1, in the grand ballroom of Washington, D.C.'s Renaissance Downtown Hotel for the 25th Delta Days at the Nation’s Capital conference.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network, said Wednesday that he is dismayed by reports of an upcoming charity boxing match between George Zimmerman and rap artist DMX.
John Thompson, former IBM vice president and alumni of Florida A&M University, has been named the new chairman of Microsoft's board of directors, the company announced Tuesday.
The board of directors of the Delta Research and Educational Foundation recently announced the selection of Patricia Watkins Lattimore as its CEO.
The U.S. Postal Service paid tribute Friday to pioneering Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm with the issuance of a limited-edition 37th Black Heritage Forever Stamp during a special ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Rep. Marc Veasey (TX-33) was awarded the 2013 Leadership Award by the Century Council, an independent nonprofit organization, this week.
Eight highly accomplished African-American journalists have joined the National Association of Black Journalists' roster of legendary newsmakers.