Norton Uses National Platform to Call for D.C. Statehood
The Democrats bought out the party's two heavyweights Wednesday at their national convention in Philadelphia, and the commander in chief and his vice president made clear their belief that Hillary Clinton will make a great president and voters should be energized to support her campaign against the Republican nominee Donald Trump.
The process of issuing permits for demonstrations should be changed because it could easily lead to discrimination against certain groups, according to a United Nations human rights expert who's extensively examined protests and how they're handled in America and elsewhere.
Russell Simmons is as afraid of a confrontation with police as most other black men are. However, the business and music mogul is most concerned about fixing the relationship between African-Americans and law enforcement.
State's Attorney Concedes in Death of Freddie Gray
Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all charges for the remaining Baltimore police officers in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray — a likely end to the high-profile case that has yet to hold anyone accountable for Gray's death.
As the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia kicks off Tuesday, party officials are hoping for more of the good vibes that resulted from the day one speeches given by New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker and first lady Michelle Obama.
A scathing new analysis authored by Berkeley, California-based The Greenlining Institute, a racial-justice institute that works to bring the American dream within reach of all, regardless of race or income, has revealed that those agencies have a diversity problem which they need to get serious about fixing.
Trump the candidate's inability to even being politically correct regarding African-Americans and Hispanics should come as little surprise to those in the Republican party who knew — or suspected they knew the practices of — Trump the businessman.
The joy is still difficult for her to convey, but Coppin State University alum Christina Epps is on her way to Rio to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
An African-American delegate at this week's GOP convention wants to make it clear: Donald Trump does indeed have support in the black community and African-Americans would be better served under a Trump administration.
Industrial Bank Sees Spike in Account Openings
Industrial Bank has experienced recent "exponential" applications for account openings as many African-Americans are now directing their dollars toward Black-owned banks in an effort to show solidarity and to maximize the growing spending power the community has long held.