Nine-year-old takes ‘hold’ of hair accessory market

This young lady handles inventory, serves as the lead salesperson at trade shows, speaks to community groups, writes thank you cards to online customers and even helps with sales taxes.

Urban League Conference in Baltimore tackles police shootings

Marc Morial shook his head in disbelief. A hung jury. An acquittal. Still another acquittal and eventually the announcement by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby that charges against the remaining officers in the death of Freddie Gray would be dismissed.

McDonald's to nix artificial preservatives from McNuggets

McDonald's believes it can make happier meals for its customers by removing certain ingredients from its McNuggets and hamburger buns.

What not to do when you win the Powerball this weekend

These are cautionary tales.

Hillary Clinton looks to build African American base with top staffers

As the presidential candidates sprint towards the November 8 election, the Clinton campaign has turned to seasoned, Black political strategists to boost voter turnout in the African American community.

Simmons, RushCard Fund Program to keep the peace between police and the Black community

Russell Simmons is as afraid of a confrontation with police as most other Black men.

Hair Cuttery benefits children with school Share-A-Haircut Program

Hair Cuttery will donate back-to-school haircuts to children who need it most this summer.

Freddie Gray case: All charges dropped against remaining officers

Prosecutors are dropping charges against the remaining officers facing trial in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody.

CDC needs to break silence on gun violence, say African American health officials

As an African-American man, Dr. Georges Benjamin says he feels like "an endangered species," due to gun violence claiming the lives of men his color disproportionately to their numbers.

Gavin Long: Who is Baton Rouge cop killer

Gavin Long shot six cops, killing three of them, on his 29th birthday.

Black and blue: Double despair for African-American police

Even before five fellow Dallas officers were shot and killed last week, Morris Pope was already in sorrow.

Carla Hayden confirmed as 14th Librarian of Congress

The United States Senate by a vote of 74-18 confirmed Dr. Carla D. Hayden, longtime chief executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library system in Baltimore and a former president of the American Library Association, as the 14th Librarian of ...

Police more likely to use force on blacks than whites, study shows

A think tank study of thousands of incidents where law enforcement interactions turned forceful concluded blacks are much more likely to be involved than other groups.

The new 'Iron Man' is a black woman

There's a new Iron Man coming to comic books -- and it's not a man.

Amazon promises 100,000 deals for Prime Day

Amazon is at it again. It has scheduled its second annual Prime Day sale for July 12.