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A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia revealed that when governments contract work out to private companies, fewer African American, Hispanic and... [Read More]
West Point's graduating class will make history this weekend. The group includes the largest number of African American women in the prestigious U.S. military academy's... [Read More]
Traci McDonald-Kemp secured both the Democratic and Republican nominations Tuesday night, clearing the way for her to become the first African-American female judge in Washington... [Read More]
The Smithsonian Channel documentary "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom" will be shown from 1 to 2 p.m. June 1 in the Chesapeake Event Center... [Read More]
Members of several groups attended the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools' Curriculum Committee meeting on Tuesday to voice their support for a mandatory African American history class... [Read More]
People gathered at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center on Tuesday to learn more about the racial and ethnic history of Charlottesville. [Read More]
The Lee's Summit School Board called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss its equity plan moving forward, including a closed session on personnel.There's been a... [Read More]
A Virginia father and son are using their artistic talents to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to English North America. [Read More]
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory officially became the first ever African-American Archbishop of Washington. News4's David Culver reports. [Read More]
As the first African American female television reporter in Indianapolis, and later the first African American female anchor, Barbara Boyd blazed a trail for countless... [Read More]
Sacramento police are reviewing an incident in which officers handcuffed a 12-year-old African American boy near a neighborhood carnival, then held him down on a... [Read More]
African-American transwoman Michelle 'Tamika' Washington, known on social media as Michelle Simone, was shot dead in Philadelphia. She's the fifth transwoman of color killed in... [Read More]
Artwork featuring African Americans in hoodies hung on the walls of the African American Museum of Iowa for the first time... [Read More]
A Greenville activist group is proposing that a monument honoring African American history go up in downtown. [Read More]
African-American trailblazing goes four generations back in Brunswick, Ga., native Elaine Griffin's family.Her great-grandfather, the Rev. Joseph Taylor, was a Presbyterian minister who started a... [Read More]
The Museum of Food and Drink in Brooklyn, N.Y. will feature the kitchen as part of its exhibit, "African/American: Making the Nation's Table." [Read More]
A Morehouse College student no longer has to worry about his $100,000 debt thanks to the generosity of an African American billionaire businessman. [Read More]
Chicago native Wilton Gregory is installed today as the first African American archbishop of Washington D.C and takes over a diocese; reeling since the revelation... [Read More]
One of my heroes is a lawyer and judge from Jacksonville, Florida, named Leander Shaw. There was much to admire in Shaw's trailblazing career as... [Read More]
African American women are reclaiming their health and their communities by walking with the nonprofit GirlTrek. [Read More]