Black Marriott exec was compared to ‘Buckwheat,’ told to dance for...

By Janelle Griffith, NBC News A former sales executive for Marriott Vacations Worldwide alleges in a lawsuit that he was asked to dance during meetings...

Depression and African Americans: Not “Just the Blues”

Clinical depression is more than life’s “ups” and “downs.” Life is full of joy and pain, happiness and sorrow. It is normal to feel sad...

BMOA supports PUSH Excel HBCU College Tour

The Black McDonald’s Operators Association (BMOA) recently sponsored a collection of Chicagoland high school students to participate in college tours, visiting Historically Black Colleges...

Video Of High School Wrestler Forced To Cut Locs Sparks Outrage

The Buena Regional School District said the referee involved will no longer be allowed to officiate any contests with its students. By Kimberley Richards, Huffington...

Waters becomes first woman to chair Financial Services Committee

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) released the following statement after being approved by the Democratic Caucus to serve as the first woman and the first...

ADA 25 Advancing Leadership releases Its 2019 Leadership Institute Fellows

Program prepares participants to contribute to Chicago’s civic leadership ADA 25 Advancing Leadership — the first program in the nation with a mission to build...

Infanticide – It’s Time to Draw the Line

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow How did our political leadership become so cold? We never thought that one political party or...

State Economic Programs for Veterans and the community

Returning to the America Heroes’ show a second time was the Deputy Director in the Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) at the Illinois...

Our Black Women and Girls Have Gone Missing but Few Seem...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Victoria Shaw, a Black girl approximately 15 years old, went missing Monday, Feb. 11, in West Hartford, Connecticut. Teandah...

Stars back #ImWithKap ahead of Super Bowl

As the hours to Super Bowl LIII tick down, some celebs have shown their support for a different cause using the hashtag #ImWithKap. The hashtag...