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Airbnb campaigns to increase diversity on its platform

Airbnb, the housing marketplace that connects travelers with hosts in 65,000 cities and 191 countries worldwide, is now on a mission to increase awareness about the company’s economic benefits in communities of color.Airb

Dove apologizes for ad: We 'missed the mark' representing Black women

Dove apologized this weekend for a social media post that the company says "missed the mark" representing black women.

Domestic Terrorism: The Las Vegas massacre

Stephen Craig Paddock was a domestic terrorist whose shooting rampage killed 59 people and injured 530 others during a music festival in Las Vegas Sunday.

How America has silently accepted the rage of white men

In the wake of one of the worst massacres in modern American history, our government's highest leaders will be silent about why things like this keep happening.

Massive gun violence terrorizes us all

The mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night -- now the single most deadly shooting in modern US history, with 58 dead and over 500 hurt -- is, no matter what the motivation of the shooter, a form of ...

New Nielsen study reveals growing spending power, influence of Black women

A new report detailing the record-setting spending power of African American women has further buoyed the confidence of Black female entrepreneurs, who said the information proves their undeniable value to the United States and the global economy.

58 killed, 515 hurt in Las Vegas Strip massacre

Thousands of country music fans ran for cover as a gunman fired on them from a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

O.J. Simpson to focus on 'friends, family and golf,' live in gated community after release

The last leg of O.J. Simpson's odyssey to freedom will cut through one of the grayest, most desolate stretches of America. Signposts suggest it will end at one of the country's most affluent green enclaves.

The US Virgin Islands are struggling to recover from the storms, too

Do Re Mi Daycare on St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands has been serving students for 20 years.

Exclusive: Fake Black activist accounts linked to Russian government

A social media campaign calling itself "Blacktivist" and linked to the Russian government used both Facebook and Twitter in an apparent attempt to amplify racial tensions during the U.S. presidential election, two sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN. ...

NAACP New Jersey State Conference 2017 convention set for Oct. 5-8 in Parsippany

The New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP is set to hold its 2017 convention at the Hilton Parsippany Hotel Oct. 5 through Oct. 8 in Parsippany, N.J.

SCOTUS stays execution of Georgia death row inmate amid claims of racial bias

The US Supreme Court issued a stay of execution Tuesday night for a Georgia death row inmate who argued that a racist juror voted to put him to death because he is black.

March for Black Women DC bound

Continuing the ripple effect of protests that have rocked the country over the past week, thousands of Black women will hit the streets of Washington, D.C. this weekend for the March for Black Women.

Boy beaten with hammer, killed while protecting little sister from sex abuse

An 8-year-old California boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother's ex-boyfriend, according to KTXL.

Questions of racial bias surround Black man's imminent execution

The state of Georgia is set to carry out its second execution of the year on Tuesday, when it plans to put to death Keith Tharpe, who was sentenced in 1991 for murdering his sister-in-law.