Freddie Gray trial: Deadlocked jurors told to keep on

Jurors in William Porter trial are deadlocked (Photo CNN) Jurors considering the trial of a Baltimore police officer in Freddie Gray's death told the judge...

The Marine Corps relaxes hairstyle standards for Black female soldiers

Photo by military.com When a controversy erupted over Black female Marine’s hairstyles last year, some observers thought Black women in the military were asking for...

Chicago Police commander acquitted in gun-in-mouth case

Glenn Evans, a Chicago police commander, center, left Cook County Criminal Court after being found not guilty. Credit Nathan Weber for The New York...

Chicago Teachers Union votes to authorize strike

The Chicago Teacher's Union voted to authorize a strike if necessary. (Photo by abc7chicago) The Chicago Teachers Union has voted to authorize a strike. CTU...

Howard University may sell rights to its public TV station’s spectrum

The public television station WHUT now reaches roughly two million households in the Washington area and remains the only black-owned public station in the...

Alterations sought for sagging pants proposal

CITY LEADERS FEAR an ordinance that would prohibit residents from wearing sagging pants will open the Gary to lawsuits. Gary officials cautious of legal problems...

Bates Foundation Breast Wellness Center to be a reality

PROMISES MADE, PROMISES KEPT. Barbara Bates, president of the Barbara Bates Foundation signs off on the final installment of the Foundation’s $500K pledge to...

Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has a number...

Why can’t we win the Terrorist War?

It has been two years since our President declared the ISIS movement a “jayvee” team. He implied this terrorist coalition was no big thing...

Murder Cover-Up in Chicago

As more information emerges in connection with Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on October 20, 2014, the...