Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
It was the perfect plan. After living in his native Cincinnati for all of their 22 years of marriage, Sylvia and Jim Clingman were preparing to move to another state and start a new life.
North Charleston Branch NAACP President Ed Bryant said Thursday the April 4 shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott by a North Charleston police officer is indicative of the culture of abuse that exists in the department when it comes to ...
Leaders of local civil rights organizations had been taking a wait-and-see approach to the April 4 North Charleston police shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott, but voiced concern that Scott was unarmed when he was shot and that police said ...
Wells Fargo & Company has launched an initiative called "The Untold Stories Collection," a social media movement dedicated to sharing personal stories that define what it means to be African-American today.
The April 15 federal deadline for filing taxes is right around the corner, and the District's libraries, in conjunction with the AARP Foundation is providing free services to taxpayers and elderly residents with low to moderate income.
A new U.S. Postal Service stamp unveiled Tuesday in honor of Maya Angelou at a ceremony at the Warner Theatre in D.C. bears a quote mistakenly attributed to the late poet and author.
Jim Clingman, an award-winning columnist and author who for the past 22 years has published his cutting edge "Blackonomics" column in Black-owned weekly newspapers around the country, is engaged in an unexpected and devastating personal battle for his life.
The Internet and digital media have transformed the landscape of the newspaper business in this country for both mainstream and alternative publications. And the constellation of owners and publishers of African-American newspapers have to be innovative, resourceful and adaptable if ...
One owned a prominent nightclub; the other became a highly esteemed physician. By the time their lives ended, they had become two of the most respected newspaper publishers in black press.
When it comes to economic recovery, Black females continue to lag behind, with unemployment rates that are significantly higher than all other women in the nation, a recent study found.
D.C. Council member David Grosso has called for a ban on the use of public funds to travel to Indiana in the wake of the state's recently passed religious-freedom law, which detractors say allows discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Anxiety widens as the nation waits for autopsy results to find out if Mississippi is returning to its lynching past.
Federal authorities announced Friday that a man has been charged with civil rights crimes for placing a noose around the neck of a statue of the University of Mississippi's first black student.
Martese Johnson, a black 20-year-old University of Virginia student who was injured earlier this month in an altercation with Alcoholic Beverage Control officers outside a Charlottesville bar, made his first court appearance Thursday to face charges stemming from the incident.