Black girls are disproportionately suffering from punitive school disciplinary policies and actions yet society fails to take note of their plight the way attention is focused on Black males who get trapped in the school-to-prison pipeline, according to a report ...
A man who walks 21 miles round-trip every day to and from his job has spurred hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from people looking to help.
Nearly 47 years after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, as America last month celebrated the King birthday holiday and is now celebrating Black History Month, a group of church leaders appears to be carrying out this Black economic empowerment ...
The National Association of Foster Grandparent Program Directors has elected Lisa Jenkins to the organization's board of directors.
President Obama recognized the heroes of African-American history by proclaiming the month of February as National African American History Month.
The U.S. Department of Education has released a guide on identifying and preventing human trafficking to help teachers and administrators handle such issues with their students.
Say the name Angela Davis and, depending upon with whom you speak, a range of opinions, emotions and thoughts automatically ensue.
The annual midwinter meeting of the National Newspaper Publishers Association opens in the Bahamas on Wednesday and runs through Saturday.
A two-foot-long drone crashed Monday on the White House lawn, the latest in a string of security breaches on the grounds.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has joined mayors from across the nation to file an amicus brief in support of President Obama's executive action on immigration reform.
The office of D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, ranking member of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee, announced on Jan. 13 that Norton had requested a National Transportation Safety Board staff briefing, which took place that day, and a regional ...
Marilyn Tavenner, the Medicare chief who oversaw the turbulent rollout of President Obama's signature health care law, is resigning, the Associated Press reported Friday.
The FBI arrested an Ohio man on Wednesday for plotting an attack on the U.S. Capitol, where he planned to target lawmakers with a series of pipe bombs.
As millennial activists have assumed leadership roles, there's been friction between them and veteran civil rights organizations.
The economy has continued to improve since the dark days of the economic recession that wreaked havoc on the nation beginning in 2007. But with good news comes a depressing thought for many who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...