A federal judge ruled that Detroit officials can proceed with the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in history — a measure that began in October to help eliminate some of the $18 billion for which the city is indebted.
President Obama and his daughters Malia and Sasha helped support small businesses on Saturday, Nov. 30 by shopping at a bookstore in Northwest Washington.
When Bill de Blasio takes over as mayor of New York City on Jan. 1, it will mark another milestone in U.S. history — a white politician elected to a major office sworn in with a black spouse at their ...
While many converge on retail stores on Black Friday, the bargains offered during the busiest shopping day of the year may not be enough to entice some African Americans, still reeling from government furloughs and the federal shutdown.
At least two major storms on course to hit the Northeast region during the Thanksgiving holiday could cause a snag in the travel plans of millions of people.
Upon mentioning JFK in most African-American communities, those three letters invoke one word, or disposition: reverence.
Millions of people around the world, including President Barack Obama and the first lady, honored on Friday the legacy of John F. Kennedy, who was slain in Texas 50 years ago.
Cyberbulling is a major issue facing millennials. According to DoSomething.org, nearly 43 percent of kids have been bullied online and one in four has had it happen more than once.
Activist and author Kevin Powell recently announced the launch of BK Nation, a New York-based, multi-chapter national organization that tackles social and political issues through a combination of grassroots activism, technology, and social media, before more than 70 artists, educators, ...
The Rev. Theodore Judson Jemison, a civil rights icon who helped organize the 1953 bus boycott in Baton Rouge, La., has died. He was 95.
They are striking a pose while driving. This is the latest dangerous distracted driving behavior that's cropping up on the highway and what is trending as thousands of young drivers share photos and videos of themselves in the act of ...
Lawmakers have continued to confront Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius with skepticism over adjustments yet to be made to President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and its accompanying website, which have resulted in a multitude of concerns and ...
President Obama paid tribute to U.S. veterans during a wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Monday.
Republican senators who blocked the confirmation of an African-American congressman to lead a key federal agency should brace themselves for a major fight with Democrats and numerous minority agencies that support President Barack Obama's nominee.
While President Barack Obama announced recently that passage of comprehensive immigration reform is a legislative priority, it’s unclear when and whether a bill will pass.