President Barack Obama used the three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit as a platform to strengthen ties with African nations as 50 of the continent’s leaders spoke of investment opportunities, trade, oil and democracy.
A Central Florida mentorship group has committed itself to exposing at-risk male students to new ways of seeing the world and envisioning their future.
Pamela J. Meanes, a partner with the Thompson Coburn law firm in St. Louis, was named Friday as the 72nd president of the National Bar Association.
D.C. dignitaries paid their respects to former White House press secretary James Brady, who died at 73 Monday, more than 30 years after famously surviving an assassination attempt on President Reagan.
President Obama issued an executive order Tuesday to create a panel dealing with increasing business ties between the United States and African countries, particularly those located south of the Sahara Desert.
While GOP conservatives have blasted President Obama for issuing executive orders, the NAACP praised the president Friday for an order he signed last week to improve working conditions for those employed by federal contractors.
This year's NAACP convention in Las Vegas was abuzz with talk that Baltimore will be the 2016 convention site — but not so fast, the famed civil rights organization says.
Two sites in Prince George's County have made the final list of proposed locations for the new FBI headquarters, and a group of Maryland lawmakers have begun a full-court press to bring the agency to the state.
Two House members were among group of lawmakers Monday calling on Congress and the Federal Communications Commission to ensure that every American has access to the Internet, regardless of economic status.
President Obama has renamed a fellowship program that educates young African leaders after former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Members of the black fraternity Phi Beta Sigma and its sister organization, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., took over D.C. to mark the 100th anniversary of the men's fraternal organization.
Reducing federal prison terms for drug traffickers currently incarcerated has excited a population that had all but given up hope.
Freshman Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) teamed earlier this month to introduce a bill that would radically change the nation's criminal justice system.
A scholar, surgeon and researcher who enrolled at Howard University as a 16-year-old from Trinidad and Tobago, has been named as the school's 17th president.
President Obama made an appearance Monday at the Walker Jones Education Campus in D.C., where he expounded on his quest to improve the quality of life for young minority males.