While architect Philip Freelon imagined designs for Atlanta's new National Center for Civil and Human Rights, he did the usual research into the past, scanning images of the civil rights marches and protests it would surely address.
Even if you don't know his songs by name, chances are you've partied to Pitbull.
The FBI has rescued 168 children and arrested 281 pimps in a countrywide crackdown on child sex trafficking.
Baltimore Ravens senior advisor to player development O.J. Brigance, whose continuing battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) serves as an inspiration to many and who has helped raise research funds to fight the disease via his ...
Celebrities, politicians, fans and the casual observer have continued to pay tribute to legendary actress Ruby Dee, who died at her home in New Rochelle, New York on June 12, 2014.
Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan progressive institute, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the country.
Raymond Harold “Ray” Boone had a snappy response when the infuriated commander at an Army outpost in South Carolina threatened to lock him in the stockade for staying seated when the band played the Southern anthem “Dixie.”
Ruby Dee, the award-winning actress whose seven-decade career included triumphs on stage and screen, has died. She was 91.
The number of Americans with diabetes continues to rise -- there are now more than 29 million adults living with the disease, according to the latest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. That’s 3 ...
Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to use his executive pen to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.
A truck driver charged in a weekend crash that killed a man and injured comedian Tracy Morgan and others in New Jersey was awake for more than 24 consecutive hours before the incident, a criminal complaint filed in the case ...
Moses J. Newson, 87, has interviewed and covered some of the most memorable figures and events of the Civil Rights Movement. Reflecting back over his historic career, Newson chuckled as he recalled a story he wrote in 1961 regarding a ...
The OSI-Baltimore Series "Talking About Race" brings together two experts to discuss what President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative— and the community— can really do to help young African-American and Latino men succeed.
Banning soda and other sugary drinks from food stamps would lead to significant drops in obesity and diabetes rates among the poor, according to a new study.
Every day of Dontay Gray’s senior year began at 5 a.m. The early start gave him enough time to catch the two buses and two trains to David Starr Jordan High School in Long Beach, California.