Some Separate, Some Equal: Black Veterans’ Graves at Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA was established in 1864, and for more than 80 years African-Americans were buried separately from white...

Three Events on Gun Violence Set for Chicago This Week as...

Advocates working to end gun violence will be gathering multiple times this week to hear from survivors and experts and to explore strategies for...

Rename Lake Shore Drive after a Black man?

Proposal to honor Chicago Founder Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable sets up a political battle that may rekindle racial wounds By Erick Johnson Beaches. Parks. Museums. Skyscrapers. For...

Remembering Congressman Elijah Cummings and the journey still ahead

By Charlene Crowell The nationally televised October 25 funeral services for the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings paused partisan debates and revealed how a son...

Matteson resident embodies Veterans Day values as a Navy Reserve 

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Theodore Quintana, Navy Office of Community Outreach  As Americans reflect on the service of military men and women this...

Cafeteria manager receives 10-year prison sentence for enslaving mentally challenged Black...

Bobby Paul Edwards was also ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution for the inhumane treatment of John Christopher Smith. By Kia Morgan Smith, The Grio Justice...

San Francisco Protests Transit Cop Detaining Black Man For Eating A...

Aggressive policing of Black people using public transit systems has a sordid history in America. By Bruce C. T. Wright, NewsOne The way Black people are...

Self-made Multi-Millionaire and African-American Entrepreneur Raises Up a Global Army of...

Self-made multi-millionaire, Angela Reddix, Ph.D. has built a successful career as an entrepreneur in the health care and nonprofit sectors. But as a Black...

Saturday Morning Forum

IN COMMEMORATION OF Veterans Day, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will be honoring veterans 9:30 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the New Mt....

Mumu Fresh headlines Betty Shabazz Schools’ 20th Anniversary Concert

Multi-talented and Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, activist, and acclaimed Hip Hop artist Mumu Fresh (Maimouna Youssef) will headline the Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools (BSICS)...