President Obama will address the 106th NAACP convention in Philadelphia on July 14, event organizers announced Wednesday.
After much anticipation and following years of public and private debate, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges on Friday, June 26, that the right to marriage is "fundamental."
Funeral services for two victims of the shooting massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, were held at the church nearly two weeks after the deadly rampage.
Police nationwide have reportedly killed 385 people during the first five months of this year — more than two a day.
A day after the funeral for victims of a racially-charged shooting massacre in South Carolina, an activist scaled a flagpole outside the statehouse Saturday morning and took down the Confederate battle flag.
President Barack Obama delivered Friday the eulogy for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney — one of the nine victims in last week's church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina — describing him as a "man of God who lived by faith."
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the nation.
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, in D.C. to divulge plans for this fall's 20th anniversary celebration of the Million Man March, said blacks in the U.S. have no choice but to unify for justice amid the slate of murders ...
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Obamacare's insurance subsidies can go to residents of any state, delivering a major victory for the Obama administration.
The 205 owners of America's black newspapers — members of an elite group now known as the National Newspaper Publishers Association — celebrated the organization's 75th anniversary in Detroit last week.
President Barack Obama joined the chorus of prominent African-Americans and others who have agonized over the senseless murders of nine innocent bible students and their pastor at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
On same day that Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the 83rd attorney general of the United States with a Bible that belonged to Frederick Douglass, nine church members were shot to death as they studied the Bible at Emanuel ...
President Obama, who recently has been taken to task for continuously refusing interview requests from journalists for black-owned publications, addressed the National Newspapers Publishers Association's annual conference last week via video — but the black press says that's not enough.
Jesse Jackson Jr., convicted in 2013 of spending $750,000 in campaign money on luxury items for himself and his family, left a halfway house in Baltimore on Monday, en route to his home in D.C. to serve the last three ...
President Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday during the funeral service for the pastor killed in last week's massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, the White House announced Monday.