What Common Core means for black families
How to help your child prepare for the new Common Core State Standards
What Common Core means for black families
How to help your child prepare for the new Common Core State Standards
Author Noel King of Marketplace discusses the price people of color must pay to be accepted in America
“Respectability tax” is a term we invented. It refers to the extra lengths that some…
City is largest municipality to file
Detroit’s 16-page petition was filed in its U.S. Bankruptcy Court
KFC and VIBE magazine developed a custom video series celebrating famous fathers.
Dad’s are so important to every child’s life.
Customers can get a free 12 ounce Slurpee today at participating stores
7-Eleven has celebrated its birthday on July 11 for decades, but it wasn’t until 2002…
Bullies get more benefits than reprimands by supervisors
Reports say new study shows that workplace bullies are seeing more benefits than reprimands in…
Academic deans and university president at odds on financial direction of the school
Academic deans say CFO needs to go
Judge says the men waited too long to bring suit
Kevin Clash doesn’t have to face trial for sexual abuse
Martin Luther King Jr. blamed the riots on "general despair" over conditions for blacks in the area
Race- and class-related violence resulted in 34 deaths, thousands wounded and nearly $100 million in…
Jermaine Dupri has had a number of financial challenges the last few years
Dupri served with a new federal tax bill
Democratic congressman deleted the Tweet
Congressman from Minnesota calls Justice Clarence Thomas an ‘Uncle Tom’
Zimmerman defense team confirmed that the photo was of West
Bizarre and inappropriate photo of Zimmerman’s attorney surfaces
Wal-Mart, Target, and Home Depot are just a few of the companies that have cut ties with Paula Deen
Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen loses book deal
Critics push back on three-term mayor's "irresponsible rhetoric"
A spokesperson for Michael Bloomberg says critics are “fabricating outrage over an absolutely accurate comment.”
Both homes owned by the former congressman could be taken away
Motion to seize homes filed days before former congressman and his wife will be sentenced…
Toddler can read Shakespeare and speak three languages
Adam Kirby can do many things at the tender age of two that many of…
New law could have impact on decisions of other states, cities
A new law passed by New York City requires business owners and companies to provide…
Interim president did not say when the first return performance will happen
The school’s interim president says a zero-tolerance hazing policy will prevent the circumstance surrounding drum…
Drug company joins Target, Home Depot and Wal-Mart in distancing themselves from the celebrity cook
The former Food Network personality was paid $6 million for a two-year contract to promote…
Rev. Jackson says Paula Deen can be 'redeemed'
In an attempt to save her brand, Deen calls Rev. Jesse Jackson
Chick-fil-A has donated more than $5 million to anti-gay Christian groups
Chick-Fil-A president tweets, then deletes his opinion on DOMA
President has final term in office to establish legacy on the continent
For a second time, the president skips a visit to his father’s birthplace of Kenya.
Officially, the South African icon remains hospitalized in critical condition
Spokesman for the South African presidency says journalists have been unethical and wrong in their…
Trouble over the I Am versus i am OTHER moniker
Should Will.i.am have discussed his beef with Pharrell before taking legal action?
School's new dress code had stated: 'Afro-puffs and small twisted braids, with or without rubber bands are NOT permitted'
School apologizes for dress code perceived as racist
Young woman testifies hearing Trayvon saying "Get off. Get off," before the phone went dead
A star witness for the prosecution takes the stand
94-year-old South African statesman under close observation
Mandela’s condition has worsened
Dotson spoke openly about the pressures on African-American executives in a mostly white publishing industry
Prominent journalist led Ohio newspaper to a Pulitzer Prize for its series on race relations.
Woman was sentenced to death for the 1997 robbery and fatal stabbing of a retired professor
If it goes as planned, Kimberly McCarthy becomes the first woman put to death in…
Site was built in response to a Cheerios ad
Interracial couple creates online community for other mixed race families
Sources say the fan was intoxicated
Police investigate an altercation involving Scottie Pippen
Driving force behind challenge to race-based admissions says ruling will restore colorblind principles
With both sides claiming victory, blockbuster case is sent back to the lower court.
Russia does not have an extradition treaty with the U.S.
Edward Snowden is still at-large
Smithfield Foods operates world's largest slaughterhouse and meat processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina
Meat processor Smithfield Foods cuts ties with Paula Deen
A rep for the singer denies the allegations
Why can’t Chris stay out of trouble?
The George Zimmerman Trial is one of the biggest trials in Sanford's history
The NAACP will hold a town meeting offering Sanford community support
The following excerpts are from an exclusive interview with BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle
His campaign to become the first black to run the statehouse seeks advanced education, minority…
A brow-raising video resurfaces, showing Deen discussing race relations in the south
Black and white fans of the now former Food Network personality believe Deen isn’t racist…
Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized since June 8
Doctors say the African statesman’s condition has deteriorated
Under promotional deal, rapper's album is technically already platinum
Rules stipulate bulk album sales that are given away for free aren’t counted in total…
Barr would be the first Afro-Latina to serve as president of a country
Black Costa Rican woman running for president
Lil Snupe had recently signed a recording deal with Meek Mill’s DreamChasers label.
Winnfield, Louisiana police arrests 36 year old man in rapper’s murder
Deen releases statement thanking the Food Network for "11 great years"
The Food Network decides to cut ties with embattled TV chef over racial comments
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has vowed to push back on judge panel's order
If state officials followed the order, about 10,000 inmates could be freed by the end…
Erika Harold is a black GOP candidate running for Illinois state Congress
State GOP chairman says racism “has no place in our Republican Party.”
Opening statements to begin on Monday
Six female jurors have been selected for George Zimmerman’s trial; Five white, one Hispanic
The raid in which the 7 year old was killed was videotaped for the TV show 'The First 48'
Jury could not agree on manslaughter charges in Detroit cop trial
Deen admits to racist jokes and use of the n-word in deposition.
Paula Deen is known for her southern cooking and big personality. A personality that may…
Race and ethnicity of the juror relevant given the allegations against defendant
Twenty-seven of the 40 potential jurors are white, seven are black, three are mixed race…
Match.com will host 30 events through the fall in its top markets
About half of singles who attended website’s events said they met someone they would like…
'I decided I had to help change their perception of themselves and their worth,' the teacher said
Brooklyn teacher gives his young black girls a lesson about their worth
J. Cole's 2nd album 'Born Sinner' was released today on Roc Nation records
J. Cole retweeted a fan’s message who had a gun to a little girl’s head
Lil Wayne is working on a video for his new song "God Bless Amerika"
Are his actions sacrilege or artistic license?
The Bush-era Patriot Act grants the government permission to track calls
Database contains tens of millions of Americans’ phone records.
Town has more than Trayvon Martin's death to heal from
Many black residents in Sanford have deep distrust of the police department.
Men want to carry on their family names and traditions more than women do
Men without children were on par with childless women in saying they wanted to be…
Grace University's student handbook states that "Any student involved in sexually immoral behavior, including premarital sex, adultery, and homosexual acts, is at minimum placed on University probation"
College student expelled after counselor reveals she’s a lesbian
'Starpower: Beyoncé' was the name of the proposed video game
A lawsuit over a proposed video game has been settled amicably
2 year old was allegedly disciplined for wetting the bed with a beating that killed him
Davieanna Blake’s boyfriend allegedly beat their son to death
Several testing companies announce plans to offer tests for breast cancer gene
Company at center of SCOTUS case no longer has monopoly on tests for the breast…
Cuts are said to include approximately 550 teachers
School board officials have identified $52 million in budget cuts that don’t include the savings…
President says he's still working on being a good dad
Lamenting how his own father was absent, president still works on being a good dad…
Radio One founder joins The TMCF
Businesswoman will help in making sure students get an adequate education through scholarship.
Detroit owes over $2 billion to creditors
Detroit’s emergency manager says the city is on the brink of financial ruin
Police are asking for assistance in solving the crime
A Morehouse student shot and killed while sitting in his car
George Zimmerman's father is white and his mother, Hispanic
Robert Zimmerman Sr., says his son was persecuted by blacks
A video of the incident at a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dunkin’ Donuts was posted on YouTube.
Dunkin Donuts says they will “honor” two workers for their patience
Zimmerman trial expected to take 2 to 4 weeks
Judge says that the jury will be sequestered for the duration of the trial
Company is accused of not paying the remaining balance of a million dollar order
Should Jay-Z just pay the bill out of his own pocket?
She and Oliver Martinez haven't revealed the due date of the new addition to the family
This will be Halle Berry’s second child
O'Brien will join fellow "Today" show alum Bryant Gumble
Deal gives network first look at projects done through the veteran journalist’s production company.
Ruling in 10-week civil trial expected in the coming weeks
Justice Department plans to ask judge for federal oversight of city police if she rules…
Most food servers receive only $2.13 per hour and depend on tips to make ends meet
Do you think this is a good decision?
Opinion split on pertinence of vote
Does it make sense for local governments to attempt to control what people wear?
Case could have broad implications for unpaid workers
Case could have broad implications for the estimated half a million unpaid internships completed each…
Rev. Fred Luter Jr. was first elected in 2012
The historically racist organization renounced its defense of slavery, racial segregation and white supremacy in…
Officer testifies the grandmother may have bumped him or grabbed his gun
Girl was killed in 2010 when police raided the wrong Detroit apartment in search of…
Brown wins mayorship by a landslide
City of Compton elects young, female mayor
Her boss allegedly told her: "Fornication is a sin."
Unwed employee at church daycare in North Carolina fired after she becomes pregnant
Evers' legacy has often been overshadowed by civil rights peers King and Malcolm X
Last civil rights figure to be remembered with series of events in Mississippi.
Kenya claims she's been "shunned by friends" since the eviction story broke
Real Housewives of Atlanta star says she’s being wrongfully evicted
The singer is spending more time in court than he is on stage these days
Will Chris Brown wind up in jail?
Trayvon Martin case reaches long-awaited milestone
Florida vigilante gets first look at the potential jurors who’ll decide if he murdered Trayvon…
Family asks for continued thoughts and prayers for the 94-year-old former leader
Recurring lung infection hospitalized South African hero on Saturday.
Photo captured the casual nature of Jim Crow era segregation
Joanne Wilson received a gift color print at foundation’s annual awards gala in New York…
How dare she pass it off to someone else?
Texas woman allegedly sent ricin-laced letters to lawmakers
State pays over $7K a month to support man's children
Tennessee man could face jail time over failure to pay child support for 22 kids
Analysts say the sequester may be affecting the new numbers
Unemployment numbers for blacks spike again
Few discussions are of greater interest to African American women, says museum director
Panel discussion on natural versus chemically-straightened hair is free and open to the public.
Now it's a matter of who should accept blame if this suit goes forward
Should producers of the Billboard Award share responsibility if the suit proceed?
The cuticles in Remy hair are kept intact, and so the hair looks natural
A competitive underground market for hair extensions emerges
Judge was a frontrunner for the Supreme Court under George W. Bush in 2005
Federal judge allegedly makes racist statements at lecture about the death penalty
The Jackson family is embroiled in a civil suit with AEG Live
Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris tries to overdose on pills
Claimed to manage billions in assets through firm
Fredrick D. Scott, who presented himself as a well-heeled hedge fund manager who sought in…
Big year for organization as it celebrates its centennial
As Delta Sigma Theta celebrates it’s 100th year, the organization is partnering with Water in…
Arundel County activists say unfair practices seen in county government
Activists held a protest Tuesday outside of the Arundel Center in Arundel County, Maryland, aiming…
State's increasingly conservative legislature ends lifeline for death row inmates
The 152 people awaiting executions on death-row will lose a lifeline in capital punishment cases.
The ex-officers who are charged in beating face up to a year in jail if convicted
Houston police chief says officers did not follow proper procedure
Interracial couples in America are on the rise
General Mills stands by ad featuring an interracial couple and mixed-race child
'The View' personality and her husband are using a surrogate to add to the family
Are you surprised she is using a surrogate to have a baby?
Some states, like Maryland, have already begun the practice
Police can now take DNA as well as fingerprints
Racial disparity in arrests grew steadily over the last decade, data shows
In some states, African Americans were as much as eight times more likely to be…
Jury selection for Zimmerman's trial begins June 10
Zimmerman lawyer backtracks on statement he made about Trayvon Martin
Dupri founded the So So Def label in Atlanta, Georgia
Dupri could lose rights to music if he doesn’t pay off a loan
Moore also accuses the woman of assaulting him
A house party at Shemar Moore’s turns ugly
School board members say they have received similar emails in the past
Va. School Board member may lose job over racist emails
Marvin Junior's career spanned 57 years
The lead singer for the pioneering R & B group The Dells passes away
There is no age requirement for admission to Harvard Law
Cortlan Wickliff will be one of the youngest to graduate from Harvard Law
Police said the 14 year old was giving officers 'dehumanizing stares'
14-year-old arrested over Memorial Day weekend in Miami
Anti-racial mixing messages forces cereal maker to disable YouTube comments
General Mills had to disable comments on its YouTube channel because of hateful, anti-racial mixing…
Giving poor students a leg up in admissions is expensive for public institutions
If the Supreme Court rules against affirmative action next month, achieving diversity could grow tougher.
Public filings indicate troubles could cost American taxpayers tens of millions of dollars
Mismanagement and unchecked corruption spelled the end for a post-apartheid initiative.
The fan that the singer inadvertently kicked in the head, Khyati Shah, is considering legal action
Should Miguel be sued for his accidental kick?
Lucky 19-year-old, Anthony Nelson, gets to take the reality TV star as his date
Reality TV star states that going to the prom was something she wasn’t able to…
Concert-goer says she hopes lawsuit will influence the company to "be more sanitary in the future"
Have you tried RiRi Woo lipstick?
New research shows exposure to racism has long-lasting psychological effects
In new diagnosis manual, PTSD and racism are linked
Busta was billed about $2K per recording session
Busta Rhymes allegedly stiffed recording studio $70K
Forbes listed the media mogul as the 11th most powerful woman in the world last year
The elite university’s president calls Winfrey one of the great American success stories.
Less than a third of Americans think this is a good for society
The number of women who make more than their spouses has hit a milestone.
Evelynn Hammonds says Harvard officials did not ask her to step down
Evelynn Hammonds will remain on the faculty and will lead a new program on race…
If prosecutors believe what's being reported, they could haul him into court
Does Chris Brown have anger issues?
Defense's request for a trial delay is also denied
Trayvon Martin’s social media postings, suspension records, and toxicology report cannot be used during trial…
The rapper and business owner opens his wallet to help pay for the funeral of the unintended victim of gunshot fire
Why isn’t something like this big news in media?
Fifteen thousand bikers are signed up for New York's program, transportation official says
Citi Bike debuted with 6,000 bikes spread around at 300 stations and plans a significant…
Ethiopian runner pledges to return to next year's marathon
“Sport should never be used as a battleground,” says Ethiopian athlete Lelisa Desisa, during a…
Licensed dentists report making $25,000 annually on the service
Entrepreneurs argue that dental regulatory boards have set up unfair barriers to the industry.
One passenger put the suspect in a choke hold while others helped to restrain him
An Air Alaska flight interrupted when a man tries to open plane’s emergency exit
Six month old Jonylah Watkins was shot in March
Career criminal charged with killing of 6 month old Jonylah Watkins
Tourists fill the balconies of Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in Harlem, while pews for members go empty
Membership and tithing drop at Harlem churches
Negro is the word for the color "black" in Spanish
Do you think the word “negro” is offensive?
In the wake of the tornado in Oklahoma, the NAACP investigated disaster preparedness among African-Americans
NAACP’s report shows blacks are more often displaced after disasters
The school, IS 109, has a history of harassment back to at least 2010 and earned a “C” for its school environment in the city's 2012 progress reports
Do you think anyone will be held accountable?
Holyfield defaulted on his payment plan
Former boxing champ owes over $300K in back child support
America's "toughest sheriff" plans to appeal judge's ruling
Do you think he’s a racist?
Proposal faces stiff opposition from Chicago politicians
Illinois is the only state in the nation that bans residents from carrying concealed weapons.
Groom dies the day he's supposed to get married
Woman allegedly could not believe her fiance was dead
President of Ghana says Africans have the responsibility to 'be each other's keeper'
President of Ghana says the African Union is serving the continent
California has the highest number of uninsured residents
California’s Obamacare premiums announced
A visitor found an image of "Little Black Sambo"
The family is shocked and dismayed by the discovery of graffiti on actor’s grave
Student bodies have become poorer and more heavily black and Latino, study finds.
Report warns of a widening gap between community colleges and four-year institutions.
Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Columbus, Ohio among the growing cities
Marriages and births are down, but densely populated locales are experiencing an unexpected population boom.
Singer owes substantial amounts for the last three tax years
A representative says the Grammy Award winning singer is working with a new team to…
In one text, Trayvon talks about smoking "weed"
An upcoming hearing to determine if photos and texts can be used
Her advice: 'Do what you have to do right now so that you can have the future that you want'
Teen who lived in mother’s car and ‘went hungry sometimes’ excels in school
Five daily nonstop flights between Boston and Philadelphia begin today
Starting today, JetBlue will serve Philadelphia International Airport with nonstop flights from Boston’s Logan Airport
Mrs. Obama was right behind Melinda Gates
Michelle Obama named one of the World’s ‘Most Powerful Women’
The sandwich was allegedly purchased at the McDonalds near the World Trade Center
Brooklyn woman says she will never be the same
Major automakers speeding up production to meet growing demand for new cars and trucks
What do you think of this move?
The interracial couple has been married for ten years
Walmart shoppers think biracial daughters “don’t fit” with white father
"It's really a shame you can't even let your kids play outside," the mother said
Boy killed during a robbery attempt on the streets of New Jersey