Kobe Bryant and 13-year-old daughter among 9 killed in California helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters are dead.

Attorneys: Retrial for Imam Jamil Al-Amin possible

After being imprisoned for two decades, lawyers for political POW, Imam Jamil Al-Amin are optimistic the 76-year-old Muslim minister will receive another opportunity to prove his innocence in court.

Trump on trial

Thus far, the Trump impeachment trial has gone as expected—bitter rancor and blocked amendments.

Navy to name aircraft carrier after African American war hero for first time

The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.

Cosby files appeal to Pennsylvania supreme court

Bill Cosby’s legal team has filed a petition in Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeking a review of his 2018 conviction on charges of aggravated indecent assault.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. celebrates centennial

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is marking 100 years since its founding in 1920 at Howard University.

Census 2020 is almost here: It could be the most empowering event of the year

The 2020 census is this year’s most empowering and democratic event for the United States.

The Black struggle in 2019: Staying aware, facing injustice and fighting for the future

2019 saw challenges and signs of a continual awakening of the Black community, even as racism and police killings remained a problem in the United States.

Atatiana Jefferson’s mother dies months after daughter killed in house by officer

A lawyer says the mother of a Texas woman fatally shot by a police officer has died in the house where her daughter was killed.

Mississippi prison riots leave activists and advocates enraged

The Mississippi Department of Corrections tried to start 2020 with business as usual. It’s been anything but.

NAACP tells local chapters: Don't let energy industry manipulate you

In 2014, the top officials of the NAACP’s Florida division threw their organization’s weight behind an effort to stymie the spread of solar panels on residential rooftops and cut energy efficiency standards at the behest of the energy industry.

NYPD cop who broke into Black woman’s home resigns

Michael Reynolds, the 26-year old NYPD police officer who broke into the home of a Black woman in Tennessee and attacked her and her two children with racist comments, has reportedly resigned from the police force.

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration’s attempts to change the definition of ‘public charge’

Last week, immigrant advocates filed a federal lawsuit seeking to jointly block three interrelated “Public Charge” rules publicized by Pres. Donald Trump’s administration.

Former Fort Worth officer indicted in Atatiana Jefferson's shooting death

A Texas grand jury has indicted a former Fort Worth police officer who two months ago fired through the window of a home, killing Atatiana Jefferson.

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to NYC bribe charge linked to Aaliyah wedding

Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to charges he schemed to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female the day before he married teen R&B singer Aaliyah in 1994.