Attributing her longevity to "sleep," clean living and positive energy, the world's oldest living person celebrated her 116th birthday Monday.
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
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.
Rainbows spread quickly all over Facebook this weekend to celebrate the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage.
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.
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 University has become the first college in the United States to divest from private prison companies, following a student activist campaign.
The battle may at last be over for the Confederate battle flag.
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 ...
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.
Clementa Pinckney died Wednesday doing the work he had always felt was right for him to do.
Her statement was noticeable for what it was not.
A Portuguese slave ship that left Mozambique in 1794 bound for Brazil had hardly rounded the treacherous Cape of Good Hope when it broke apart violently on two reefs only 100 yards from shore.
The Spokane, Washington, chapter of the NAACP postponed a Monday meeting where its leader, Rachel Dolezal, was expected to address accusations that she lied about her race.
Caribbean Heritage Month began with a pledge to help young entrepreneurs in the Caribbean break into the business mainstream; a commitment to boost clean energy across the Caribbean; and an acceleration of the pace of harmonizing Washington-Havana diplomatic and economic ...