Across Black America


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.

Symposium explores Black manhood

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 ...

Black males: an American dilemma

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 ...

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.

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.

Kaitlyn Hunt pleads no contest; Elderly couple charged with murder; Paul Oliver commits suicide

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 ...

Ray Charles receives stamp; Boeing tops NSBE 50; BET and TV One need interns

African American news headlines for the week of September 30, 2013.

Ayvani Perez found alive; Strangers raise $90,000 for Glen James; Nina Davuluri crowned Miss America

National news headlines for the week of September 16, 2013.