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NAACP Statement on the Indictment of University of Cincinnati Police Officer...

BALTIMORE, MD – On Wednesday, July 29th, University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on a murder charge for fatally shooting Samuel...

KKK Rally Shows Racial Hate Still Strong in South Carolina

By Michael H. Cottman, BlackAmericaWeb.com “They took our flag, so be it. They’re taking our heritage from us. They’re taking the freedom out of America.”—William...

Black Mississippi Flag Supporter Dies in Traffic Accident

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car...

Blacks Torn Between Anger, Mercy for Charleston Shooter

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from...

Congresswoman Johnson Recognizes the Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of...

Washington, D.C. - (Thursday, July 2nd, 2015) - Last Thursday, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of...

NAACP Concerned by the Outbreak of Church Burnings

BALTIMORE, MD – In the weeks following a church massacre in which nine people were shot dead by a white nationalist at Emanuel AME...

Ford Will Give Away a Car at 2015 ESSENCE Festival; Brings...

- 2015 marks Ford's seventh consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor of the ESSENCE Festival, which kicks off this weekend in New Orleans - Ford...

THURGOOD MARSHALL CENTER TRUST PRESENTS A FILM AND PANEL DISCUSSION...

Washington, DC - June 30, 2015 On Thursday, July 2, on what would be Thurgood Marshall's 107th birthday, the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust will...

UAB Honors the Charleston Victims.

By Chris Ruffin The Birmingham community came out to participate in Stand in Unity: A Candlelight Vigil for Charleston, to give honor to the nine...

BALTIMORE STEPHANIE RAWLINGS-BLAKE SWORN IN AS 73rd PRESIDENT OF THE...

Rawlings-Blake Makes History as the First African-American Female President of Organization  San Francisco, CA – The presidential gavel was officially handed to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie...

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