Trump’s speech in Wisconsin addresses poverty, crime in the black community

During a campaign speech in Wisconsin, Trump appealed to African American voters offering an alternative to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Donors, sponsors generously support African-American History Museum

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Baltimore 'hero mom' Toya Graham, family homeless after fire

Toya Graham first made headlines after a televised smackdown of her teenage son during the Baltimore riots last year.

Urban League conference draws big names

Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine may have helped set the tone at the annual conference of the National Urban League, which was held last week in Baltimore.

Education Secretary calls on leaders to ‘raise voices’

The four-day National Urban League Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center had the theme, “Save Our Cities,” and organizers said a chief way to accomplish that goal is through education.

William Barber’s prophetic voice demands voting rights and justice for all

The headlines blared almost non-stop.

Serena and Venus Williams stunned in Rio Olympic doubles

They were one of the biggest favorites for gold -- but Serena and Venus Williams won't be topping the podium together at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Deval Patrick opens up about issues of race, policing

As a former governor, civil rights lawyer and a product of Chicago's South Side, there may be few Americans who understand the current national debate about the need for police reforms better than Deval Patrick.

NNPA Fellows report on challenges and aspirations of Black America

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) commends the dedication, vigilance and vitality of our eight “Discover the Unexpected” NNPA Journalism Fellows: Brandi Montgomery, Brelaun Douglas, Briahnna Brown, McKenzie Marshall, Victoria Jones, Rushawn Walters, Tatyana Hopkins and Sidnee King.

Black farmer fights to kill death tax

John Wesley Boyd, Jr., lives off the land raising cows, growing soybeans and corn on 400 acres he owns in rural Baskerville, Virginia.

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.