"The struggle continues. Blacks are still in need of achieving true economic parity and inclusion," said Jackson. "We need greater access to capital, credit, formal education and higher wages because many blacks are the working poor."
Representative Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) railed against President Donald Trump’s boasts about the economy, especially his claims about the black community, in a blistering response to the president’s State of the Union (SOTU) address.
One year after women took to the streets in droves to protest President Donald Trump's inauguration, marchers are gathering again in cities across the country and around the world in a sharp rebuke of Trump's presidency and in continuation of ...
Lyft is making its first stop outside of the U.S.
Antoine "Fats" Domino, a titan of early rock 'n' roll whose piano-based hits -- such as "Ain't That a Shame," "Blueberry Hill" and "Blue Monday" -- influenced artists including Paul McCartney and Randy Newman, died Tuesday, an official said.
Get ready to embrace your inner child at Denmark's new LEGO House -- a 12,000-square meter house of fun, filled with 25 million iconic colorful building blocks.
The US Army has delivered a three-day supply of fuel to a San Juan, Puerto Rico, children's hospital where patients were in danger due a diesel shortage.
A week after Hurricane Irma decimated the US Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean, those in the territory dubbed “America’s Paradise,” are facing years of rebuilding in the long-term and restoring a sense of normalcy right now.
Tropical Storm Maria quickly turned into a Hurricane on Wednesday, packing a power punch with winds of 115 mph that wiped out electricity to all of Puerto Rico.
Appeals for charitable donations will surge as the East Coast reels from the effects of Category 4 Hurricane Irma.
When it came to her new makeup line, Rihanna had a "wild thought": inclusivity.
One day after Hollywood banded together for hurricane relief, Willie Nelson has announced his own gathering of famous faces and voices to help Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey.
Apple is pledging another $5 million for hurricane relief.
The U.S. air travel system is heading into the holiday weekend with one arm tied behind its back, with a surge of Labor Day travelers taking to the skies while Houston's busy airports remain hobbled from Hurricane Harvey.
Corporate giants are making big contributions to disaster relief organizations to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.