Ambassador Andrew Young speaks out on confederate protests

Ambassador Andrew Young sees the actions happening in Charlottesville, Virginia and around the country as similar to the civil rights marches of his day.

Lumumba becomes youngest mayor of Jackson, Miss.

Chokwe Antar Lumumba became the youngest mayor in the history of Jackson, Miss., when he was sworn-in last month in front of a standing room-only crowd at Jackson’s Convention Center Complex.

Torn “Black Lives Matter” sign prompts investigation


The solar eclipse is here

People all across the country wait patiently but plan thoroughly their next expedition to bask in… the dark of the moon. This special alignment, called a solar eclipse, is visible from someplace on Earth about every 18 months

Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dead at 84

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform comedy at white clubs, died Saturday.

Bannon or no Bannon, Trump will be Trump

In any normal White House, in any normal week, the ouster of the President's political and ideological guru would signal a major course correction.

Pastor A.R. Bernard to quit Trump's evangelical advisory board: 'There was a line'

A New York City megachurch pastor became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump's evangelical advisory board.

Georgia NAACP wants all Confederate symbols removed from public property

The Georgia chapter of the NAACP called on state officials Friday to remove all Confederate symbols from public property in response to last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon fired

President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, two White House officials told CNN Friday.

Lawsuit settled over NYPD's interaction with people in wheelchairs

A lawsuit against the New York City Police Department to provide accessible transportation for people who use wheelchairs at the time of their arrest has been settled.

Gestational diabetes: Tips for a healthy mom and baby

Of all the medical tests expectant mothers undergo in the months before childbirth, perhaps one of the most important evaluates for gestational diabetes.

A half empty glass for medical care

I am sure you have heard the expression after things have overtaken you to look at the situation with a glass half full, rather than a glass half empty attitude.

Daryl Homer—Olympic silver medalist pays it forward

Fencing has changed the lives of minority youth, and unlike other sports, it has set them up for success later in life. “The sport really does have the potential to change your life,” said two-time Olympian, Daryl Homer. “It has ...

Barcelona stunned as 13 killed in van attack on Las Ramblas

At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona Thursday in what police described as a terror attack.

Reverend Henry Vincent Harrison passes

July 19, the Rev. Henry Vincent Harrison died in Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, according to Minister Susan Vann. According to the minister, Harrison was a great leader at the Baptist House of Prayer and overseer for 10 ...