Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency By Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam

The life sentence for Brown, a victim of child sex trafficking, was “too harsh,” the governor said. By Andy Campbell, Huffington Post In one of his...

Camille Cosby earns stay in deposition

Camille Cosby will not be deposed Wednesday in a case of defamation by seven accusers against Bill Cosby, her husband, a Massachusetts judge ruled...

White House says tax ‘refunds will go out’

Washington (CNN) Americans can still expect to get their tax refunds even though the Internal Revenue Service has been swept up in the federal government...

Obama endorses Gillum and Jealous for Nov. 6 election

Crusader staff report Florida Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andre Gillum and Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous were among the political candidates who received endorsements from...

Remembering Dr. King and “The Other America”

By Charlene Crowell Once again on the third Monday in January, much of the nation will mark the anniversary of the death of the late...

Trump’s Africa Power Initiative – Part 3 (final)

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow China has strong ambitions regarding the continent of Africa. It wants it as a type of...

Famed author and doctor Frances Cress Welsing dies at 80

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, the famed psychiatrist and Afrocentrist, has died, family members confirmed Saturday. She was 80. Welsing was admitted Thursday...

Chicago Fire Dept. gets first Black female deputy commissioner

Annette Holt's appointment is the second high-ranking appointment of a Black official in a department that paid out $100 million in settlements for alleged...

Congress Sends Obamacare Repeal to President for First Time

After dozens of unsuccessful attempts to repeal all or part of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, Congressional Republicans on Wednesday finally succeeded...

Debt and Rising Home Costs Continue to Defer Homeownership

Do you ever get the feeling that when it comes to news about the nation’s economy you’re in a different world? I certainly do. And...