Free, reduced cost sexual health services in Baltimore

The National Coalition for Sexual Health, which consists of more than 50 of the nation’s top health and medical organizations, has issued a call-to-action in an effort to encourage African-Americans to take advantage of what they call historic levels of ...

Local residents join petition for Bree Newsome

The online petitions are as direct as Bree Newsome proved to be strong.

FedEx Joins Black Enterprise As Host Sponsor Of The Annual Golf And Tennis Challenge

Crowned the undisputed "Queen of SOCA" by fans worldwide Alison Hinds and the Human Beatbox Doug E. Fresh, are the confirmed musical guests for the 2015 Golf and Tennis Challenge

Candace Hill: The fastest girl of all time

You could be forgiven for thinking Candace Hill was a seasoned professional athlete.

South Carolina votes to remove Confederate flag from state house grounds

The Confederate battle flag, a polarizing fixture in South Carolina's state house grounds for half a century, will flap in the wind no longer.

Happy birthday! World's oldest woman turns 116

Attributing her longevity to "sleep," clean living and positive energy, the world's oldest living person celebrated her 116th birthday Monday.

Rangel celebrates America

Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and the Bronx released the following statement in observance of Independence Day

Summit leaders honor 'accomplished African women'

This year’s focus on accomplished women was not totally overlooked at the African Union Summit, despite its preoccupation with the president of Sudan, migration, xenophobia and other pressing issues.

Facebook rainbow profiles used by 26 million

Rainbows spread quickly all over Facebook this weekend to celebrate the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage.

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Panel: the Confederate Flag & Southern Pride

Joe Morton, Naomi Ekperigin and Rory Albanese ponder the mentality of people who continue to embrace the Confederate flag despite its painful and divisive history.

Report: Autopsy shows Freddie Gray suffered 'high-energy injury'

A day after six Baltimore police officers pleaded not guilty to all charges in Freddie Gray's death, a newspaper reported his autopsy shows he suffered a "high-energy injury" most likely caused by a sudden slowing of the police van holding ...

Columbia becomes first U.S. university to divest from prisons

Columbia University has become the first college in the United States to divest from private prison companies, following a student activist campaign.

Protesters to chant 'Take it down' as legislators meet over flag

The battle may at last be over for the Confederate battle flag.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake sworn in as 73rd president of U.S. Conference of Mayors

The presidential gavel was officially handed to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today by outgoing U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, appointing her head of the nonpartisan organization during the 83rd Annual Meeting of the USCM Annual ...

VIDEO: Obama uses N-word, says we are 'not cured' of racism

President Barack Obama used the n-word to make a point about the reality of racism in America during an interview released Monday with comedian Marc Maron.