Fox fights record label to keep ‘Empire’ TV series title

Guest star Andre Royo, Jussie Smollette, Terrence Howard and Trai Byers in the “Et Tu, Brute?” fall finale episode of EMPIRE airing Dec. 2...

After Chicago police kill Quintonio LeGrier, dad speaks

Father: No one helped my son after he was shot by cops (Photo by CNN) Father of son shot by Chicago police: 'I feel like...

Jocelyn Cooper Dies at 86; Helped Pave Way for First Black...

Jocelyn Cooper encouraged her husband to start The City Sun, a newspaper that took on white and black public figures alike. Credit Jill Jefferson Jocelyn...

Bill Cosby free on $1M bond in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby entered a not guilty plea to a sexual assault charge stemming from 2004. Dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual assault,...

Courageous Vietnam Veteran finally receives his Purple Heart Medal thanks to...

Credit forwardtimesonline.com On November 15, 2015, Chaplain Mazelle Hughes, from the Hospice Mission Healthcare Center, called the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to request...

Attorney General Madigan: New Year Brings New Laws

Nursing home cameras; protections for sexual assault survivors, crime victims and workers effective Jan. 1 Attorney General Lisa Madigan today highlighted new laws initiated by...

Has Hip Hop and Wall St. destroyed Soul Music?

We have always had a strong affinity for music. Soon after our forefathers were let off the slave ships and sold to plantations we...

Total Wine co-founder funding $15 million push to aid ex-convicts

A Maryland couple is donating $15 million to the American Civil Liberties Union to expand a campaign to cut prison populations and promote private...

Why it’s harder to lose weight today than ever before

There may be more to blame for Americans’ increasing waistlines than poor diet and lack of exercise, according to new research published in Obesity Research & Clinical...

How Hillary Clinton went undercover to examine race in education

Hillary Clinton and Marian Wright Edelman On a humid summer day in 1972, Hillary Rodham walked into this town’s new private academy, a couple of...