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Michigan to pay nearly $100 million in Flint lawsuit settlement

The state of Michigan will set aside $97 million for lead or galvanized steel water lines to be replaced in the City of Flint, according to a settlement filed Monday in US District Court.

Bad hair day: Viral video ignites boycott of Asian-owned beauty supply stores

According to Nielsen, Black women spend an estimated $7.5 billion annually on beauty products, and the Black hair care market is a $684 million industry.

Don't have a pension? Here's how to build one on your own

I had a choice to take my pension as a lump sum or lifetime annuity payments and I opted for the lump sum.

Philadelphia DA indicted on bribery, fraud charges

The district attorney of Philadelphia was charged Tuesday with 23 counts of taking bribes of cash, vacations and a car, and of using money meant to pay a relative's nursing home bill for his own needs, federal officials said.

USDA Director: Agriculture census important for Black farmers

At first glance, King Whetstone might present an unusual visual.

Under Trump, unemployment rate rises for Black workers

During President Donald Trump’s first full month in office, the Black unemployment rate rose as the White unemployment rate fell, according to the latest jobs report.

Opportunity for all through financial inclusion 

Frederick Douglass, the great orator and leader of the 19th century abolitionist movement, is recognized for his steadfast and determined work for emancipation. He advanced this cause through self-taught reading and writing, and he also used these skills to call ...

New video reveals Michael Brown did not commit robbery

Recent surveillance footage released is shedding new light on the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

A 6-year-old girl gives up her birthday party to give back to the homeless

Armani Crews was turning 6. But what she was asking her parents for was far from a typical birthday party.

Police suspend dispatcher 8 days in Tamir Rice shooting

More than two years after an officer shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Cleveland police have disciplined a dispatcher for failing to relay a citizen's 911 report that Rice was "probably a juvenile" and that his gun was "probably fake," ...

Michael Brown video: Prosecutor calls filmmaker's claims 'just stupid'

Video that a filmmaker says shows Michael Brown in a Ferguson, Missouri, store engaging in a purported drug exchange hours before he was killed is nothing more than a "poorly edited snippet," the prosecutor who investigated the case said Monday.

O.J. Simpson could be released as early as October

O.J. Simpson could get out of prison later this year, if a pivotal parole hearing goes his way.

International Women's Day: What you need to know

International Women's Day is set to take place on Wednesday, March 8, an annual marker that aims to bring attention to women's accomplishments and obstacles.

Study: Blacks more likely to be wrongfully convicted

All Marvin Anderson ever wanted to be was a firefighter. Instead, at 18 years old, he was wrongfully convicted of rape, sodomy, abduction and robbery.

Attorneys: travel ban fight is 'a marathon' with no end in sight

In the days after President Donald Trump's first travel ban was introduced on January 27, clients streamed into Neha Vyas' Seattle law office. Some just wanted to hear a reassuring voice. She was a lawyer, counselor and therapist all in ...

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