Rapper Snoop Lion seeks inter; Stray bullets damage war memorial; First Black Baltimore Police Commissioner dies
African American news for the week of Jan. 6, 2014.
Viejas Casino collects more than 12,000 toys; SNL to hire black woman; Tom Joyner announces 'FullRide' scholarship
CA Inspiration Gospel recording artists William Murphy and Deitrick Haddon were honored by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) on Friday with nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Murphy’s album “God Chaser (LIVE)” will compete in ...
Cheryl Boone Isaacs recieves Horizon Award; Munson Steed honored by Urban League; Jesse Owens medal up for auction
The African American Film Critics Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2014 Special Achievement Awards. The Weinstein Company’s Bob and Harvey Weinstein are the recipients of the Cinema Vanguard Award, while Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ...
Suzanne Malveaux hosts 'The Root 100', Three Teens arrested for 'knockout' game; Jakie Robinson Foundation welcomes new boardmembers
As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink seeking nominations for outstanding African American men and women in Los Angeles and surrounding regions ...
Melinda Williams stars in Christmas movie; Colgate Total launches 'Watch Your Mouth' campaign; Starz launches Encore Black
African American news headlines for the week of November 11, 2013.
Hosted and moderated by founder Torrence Brannon-Reese, a panel at a symposium on Black manhood, held Sunday at the KRST Unity Center of AfRaKan Spiritual Science challenged four African American males from various walks of life to share their personal ...
According to reliable sources, a dilemma is a problem with at least two solutions, of which none are desirable or acceptable. This definition fits the reality of the lives of millions of Black males in America like a glove. For ...
Obamacare may increase entrepreneurship; Maryland violates HBCU students constitutional rights; HPV vaccines only cover strains in White women
African American news headlines for the week of October 28, 2013.
One dead in Fla. train derailment; Sheriff shoots teen holding fake gun; Phoenix Fire Dept. fined $95K
National news headlines for the week of October 21, 2013.
Bob Johnson named broadcasting 'Giant'; Hampton hosts Black Storytellers; Arsenio Hall needs interns
California Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink to honor 12 outstanding individuals, including two members of the African American community, at the 16th annual Local Heroes Awards. The Local Heroes program recognizes and pays tribute to leaders who are making ...
Arkansas man hijacks school bus; Virginia class submarines integrate women; Family of four die in gas leak
National news headlines for the week of October 13, 2013.
Clark Atlanta University gets STEM grant; Yoga nonprofitexpands to FAMU; Mayor Dave Bing supports Jackets for Jobs
African American news headlines for the week of October 14, 2013.
James Holmes trial could take 8 months; Woman kills 6 month old granddaughter; Utah hosts successful Underwear Run
National news headlines for the week of October 7, 2013.
Smiley and West to air final edition; Clarence Sasser inducted to Medal of Honor Hall; ASPiRE gains rights to 'Inside The Game'
African American national news headlines for the week of October 7, 2013.
Detectives are trying to determine why four people were found shot to death in a car on a rural Alabama road. The car, which was parked in a remote area, was spotted Wednesday morning by a woman going to work ...