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Carson bows out of GOP race

Ben Carson announced on Wednesday that he sees no “political path forward,” will not attend tonight’s GOP debate in his hometown of Detroit and, effectively, has dropped his 2016 presidential bid.

Economic justice still elusive long after King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

On April 3, 1968, nearly five years after his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., told a gathering of preachers at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn., that it was time to deal with poverty ...

Maryland man recounts prostate cancer shocker

Euvon Jones had always been used to working hard, overseeing his successful business for hours each day before heading to the gym to keep his muscles toned and his abs ripped.

Hillary Clinton meets with civil rights groups, Black millennials

A few days before presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton racked up a huge win i

Russell Simmons brings water and attention to plight of Flint residents

When business mogul and founder of the RushCard, Russell Simmons, arrived in Flint early Monday morning to deliver cases of bottled water door-to-door, he did so with a minimal amount of fanfare.

Race

“On the track, there is no Black and White, just fast and slow. For those 10 seconds you are free,” says Jesse Owens (Stephan James) in this very moving and inspiring bio/sports movie that captures the essence

Hillary Clinton Meets with Civil Rights Groups, Black Millennials

A few days before presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton racked up a huge win in Nevada’s Democratic primary, largely thanks to the overwhelming support that she received from Black voters, the former Secretary of State met with civil rights leaders for ...

Hyundai Appoints Erwin Raphael to Lead Genesis USA

Hyundai Motor America president and chief executive officer David L. Zuchowski announced this week Erwin Raphael, has been appointed to General Manager for Genesis Motors USA. Last November Hyundai’s worldwide Vice-Chairman Chung Eui-Sun, announced the company would be launching Genesis, ...

Wall Street Project seeks to close opportunity gaps in business

For Chicago-based investor and philanthropist John Rogers, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s annual Wall Street Project in New York City is a must-attend event.

Local, 31-year Old Doctor Opens Stand-Alone Full Service Emergency Room in Houston

In a time where, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the United States faces a shortage of as many as 90,000 physicians by 2025, including a critical need for specialists to treat an aging population that will ...

South Carolina and Nevada up next on presidential voting

Donald Trump has once again claimed the front-runner status on the Republican side in the 2016

Gaps in teacher effectiveness hurt young, minority students

Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers

NAACP Chairman honors five with Image Awards

This year the chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors,

Foreclosure Crisis Lingers in the Black Community

In Prince George’s County, Maryland — one of the United States’ wealthiest majority-Black jurisdictions — the foreclosure crisis has hammered several solidly middle-class communities.

Toyota Wins Big at 1st Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards

Toyota demonstrated their commitment to reach minority consumers, winning 10 out of 20 top honors during the Diversity Volume Leadership (DVL) Awards in Detroit, Mich., a few days before the North American International Auto Show opened to the public.