Rapper/Actor Common and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz came together in Chicago to put youths to work. CNN's Poppy Harlow reports on the national initiative.
In July, President Obama traveled to Oklahoma to make a relatively little-noticed but important announcement that has the potential to transform the lives of tens of thousands of African Americans, Hispanics and other individuals struggling on the economic margins.
Julian Bond, a lifelong civil rights leader and former board chairman of the NAACP, has died. He was 75.
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Can taxing pimps, prostitutes and other underground economy dwellers really fix Social Security?
Bishop T.D. Jakes thinks it is “absolutely” possible for the LGBT and black communities to coexist.
The estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown has filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful death lawsuit against her boyfriend, alleging he is responsible for the injuries that led to her death last month.
A day of peaceful vigils to mark the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's shooting death turned ugly late Sunday when protesters threw rocks and bottles at officers, and police critically injured a man who they say fired at them.
When you meet Derrick Coleman, Jr., the first word that comes to mind is "genuine."
Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others and even taking their own lives, points to a growing trend with often tragic results.
The Metropolitan Opera will debut a fresh face in its season-opening production of Verdi's "Otello" in September.
Microsoft is not a company historically associated with minimalism. For quite some time, its operating system, Windows, has been plagued by tedious customization and nettlesome bloat.
Five major retailers have agreed to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns in New York state, the attorney general said Monday.
As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched.
For many, President Lyndon B. Johnson is chiefly remembered for escalating the United States military involvement in Vietnam. However, his legacy is much more than his role in the Vietnam War.