Congressman Gregory Meeks of New York issued a release on racial equality on Oct. 21 praising World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, stunning Black staffers.
A program aims to end the revolving-door process that has become the nation's prison system, but it lost funding in October, putting in peril the future of dozens depending on the program.
When a new inmate steps behind the walls of a prison in Georgia, the entirety of his or her criminal record and mental state is fed into a complex algorithm called the Next Generation Assessment, which just might be the ...
On Nov. 20, Emerson will receive The St. Louis American Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Diversity award at the 16th annual Salute to Excellence in Business Awards & Networking Luncheon.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Joint Economic Committee Democrats recently held a public forum at the Harlem Hospital Center in New York, where they discussed the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing the African-American community.
A funeral service for Corey Jones, who was shot and killed on Oct. 18 by a plain clothes police officer, will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31 at Payne Chapel A.M.E. Church, 801 9th Street in West Palm ...
The polls have continued to give presidential hopeful Ben Carson an edge over fellow Republican Donald Trump.
Leading Black women across the nation are expressing outrage this week over the videotaped violent incident showing a White police officer in Columbia, S.C. grabbing a Black 16-year-old female high school student around her neck, flipping her desk; then dragging ...
The South Carolina police officer seen in an Internet video yanking a girl from her classroom seat has been fired.
Nissan, Toyota and Hyundai are the latest automakers to respond to the recently-released Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project which issued its annual diversity scorecard earlier this month.
Democratic Sen. Robert Casey called Republicans wreckless and misguided as the country is just weeks away from the November 3 debt limit deadline.
Repressed voting tactics, economic greed, huge numbers of Black children living in poverty and the deferred dreams of women.
The World Health Organization issued a statement early Monday warning that based on evidence from hundreds of studies, eating processed meat such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham -- which is salted, cured or smoked to enhance or preserve ...
The Congressional Black Caucus hailed a decision Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission to lower rates for inmate calling services, which the caucus said will ensure reasonable and fair rates for families to stay in touch with incarcerated loved ones.
Jason Goolsby and his friend, Michael Brown, both 18, now understand the dangers that can come when "walking while Black."