SPECIAL REPORT: Mass Incarceration of Women and Minorities a New Crisis

Although the number of people in prisons and jails in America has slightly declined, numbers released on Thursday, April 25, by the  still show that...

Expelled in 1956, Black Woman Gets Doctorate At U of Alabama

Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African-American student to attend the University of Alabama, received an honorary doctorate degree May 3 from the university where...

Stretch of Road in Los Angeles Renamed Obama Boulevard

A stretch of road in Los Angeles has been renamed after former President Barack Obama. A concert and ceremony May 4 unveiled Obama Boulevard. The...

U.S. Department of Agriculture Renews $2.5M Partnership With Thurgood Marshall College...

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is proud to announce today the continued partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of...

Climate Change Is Real – And The Time For Action Is...

  Recently, at my direction, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a critically important hearing on “” We did so because, in the face...

LeBron James Makes Time’s 100 Most Influential List For The Fourth...

LeBron James was named as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, but it’s not his first time on the list.  This year marks the...

Students At LeBron James’ I Promise School Are Going Beyond ‘Expectations’

Just one year after it opened, LeBron James’ “I Promise” school in Akron is producing some very impressive results. While only 240 students were enrolled...

James Harden Opens Up About Nipsey Hussle’s Death

James Harden is breaking his silence over the loss of his friend Nipsey Hussle. Nipsey’s death was so hard on the Houston Rockets' guard that...

Police Chief Whitesplains Officers Pulling Guns On Black Man Picking Up...

Colorado police chief was on the defensive when protesters and local lawmakers demanded to know why his police officers drew their weapons on an...