It was a speech filled with proclamations and bold promises for action.
A journal discovered at Darion Marcus Aguilar's home may explain why the 19-year-old walked into a busy mall in Columbia, Maryland, on Saturday and killed two employees of a skateboard apparel shop before turning the shotgun on himself.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have declared 2014 a pivotal year in the fight against poverty in the African American community and have vowed to press for new and improved job opportunities while also remaining vigilant in helping ...
There are two Richard Shermans.
The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that requires them to spend more than $30 million advertising with the three major television networks and run full-page ads ...
On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Newseum opens “1964: Civil Rights at 50,” a yearlong exhibit about Freedom Summer, a bold campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to register black voters in Mississippi.
Nearly 80,000 people die as a result of drinking alcohol each year in North and Latin America, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal Addiction.
Fresh back from her extended holiday in Hawaii, Michelle Obama turned her attention to education in underserved communities Wednesday.
The next time your teen turns on MTV's "16 and Pregnant," avoid any disparaging remarks. The show may actually encourage him or her to practice safer sex, according to a new study.
Legendary poet and activist Amiri Baraka died Thursday, January 9, 2014. He was 79.
After Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is one of the most talked-about potential candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.
June Jimenez of Silver Spring, Md. was pregnant when she was laid off from her job at a public affairs firm last year. She tried unsuccessfully for months to find a job and worried about losing her home.
Yes, it's winter. And yes, it's cold. But this is different.
Nearly half of black fathers living apart from their young children say they played with them at least several times a week; 42 percent say they fed or ate with them that frequently; and 41 percent say they bathed, diapered ...
The NAACP is proud to congratulate Michelle Janine Howard on her nomination by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment as vice chief of naval operations.