Radical generosity at the Pay What You Can Café 

Contributed By: The 411 News Family Life Center’s strategy to strengthen the Gary community LaJuan Clemons learned community giving as a child and it has stuck...

Detroit School Celebrates 8 Years of Perfect College Acceptance Rate

All 68 graduating seniors at Detroit’s Cristo Rey High School have been accepted into college. By Jasmine Washington, Ebony Detroit’s Cristo Rey High School is continuing...

After 59 years Andrean 59ers relocate with Diocese of Gary support

By Giavonni Nickson Donald J. Hying, Bishop of the Diocese of Gary, offered the Andrean Administration and the Andrean family full support of their proposal...

Jay-Z To Receive President’s Award At 50th NAACP Image Awards

The iconic hip-hop artist and media mogul is being honored for his commitment to “shedding light on the issues that plague the Black community.” By...

Purdue chancellor to head board of directors at Urban League of...

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana appointed Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Chancellor Thomas L. Keon as chairman of the Board of Directors for a...

Bethel AME Church, Chicago’s 2nd Oldest Black Church, to celebrate 157...

Historic Bethel AME Church is preparing to celebrate 157 years of continuous ministry and service in Chicago with three special events June 15, June...

Hennessy Launches $10 Million Fund For HBCU Graduate Students

By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Hennessy have partnered up to launch of the Hennessy Fellows Program, a $10 million graduate scholarship...

Why N.B.A. Stars Are Trading In Their Nikes

By Jonah Engel Bromwich and Kevin Draper, The New York Times   Before last summer, every top N.B.A. draft pick of this decade had signed a...

Sheriff’s Deputy On Leave After Anti-LGBTQ, Pro-Trump Comment On Gay Teen’s...

Alabama’s Nigel Shelby died by suicide last week, prompting an outpouring of condolences from human rights groups and celebrity allies. By Curtis M. Wong, Huffington...

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...