Most food servers receive only $2.13 per hour and depend on tips to make ends meet
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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
Beyonce pushing swimsuit for H&M that is mass produced in Bangladesh
H&M says its leading an effort to hold factory owners accountable for unsafe facilities.
Sunshine State has had more Powerball winners than any other state
For the sole winning ticket holder, the jackpot includes a nearly $376.9 million cash payment…
President may have a hard time defending assertion he's all for free press
Justice Department collected reporter’s phone records, tracked his movements and seized two days of personal…
It's the comedian's second time doing so
It’s ‘A Different World’ for Sinbad as he is now flat broke.
No reason was given for the departure
Popular African-American news site ‘The Root’ loses a managing editor
A suspect is in custody
Man killed in ‘liberal’ New York, simply for being gay
Obama tells newly-minted 'Morehouse men' there's "no time for excuses"
Obama addresses fatherhood, responsibility and good deeds
Akon makes seven different child support payments per month
Akon steps up to the plate and asks to pay child support
Dwayne Wade and Siovaughn Funches have been apart for 6 years
Is Dwayne Wade coming clean?
A lack of adequate security is said to have contributed to the problem
Senior citizen accused of pimping senior citizen women
President Obama will deliver the commencement address at Morehouse this weekend
A father and son will both be awarded bachelor degrees at Morehouse this weekend
Allen West served Florida in Congress until last fall
Is anyone surprised by this?
Beyonce and Jay-Z already have a one year old daughter named Blue Ivy
Beyonce and Jay-Z are expecting another bundle of joy
Singer takes Arcadia Group to court over T-Shirts bearing her likeness without her permission
Will the fashionable singer win her case against European giant, Topshop
She will be featured on the upcoming Oxygen reality show, 'Pastors of LA'
Will you tune in to see LisaRaye? The new LisaRaye with a preacher boyfriend?
Usher's former nanny is suing for six-figures worth of unpaid overtime.
Usher’s former nanny is suing the R&B superstar for an undisclosed amount of money due…
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is a member of South Africa's parliament
Winnie Mandela owes a school in South Africa
Fed allows banks to rent properties without trying to sell them
Government backed agencies are helping Wall Street fat cats buy housing
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has called on Congress to lower the interest rate on education debt
In 13 states, student loan delinquency rates soar
National safety board says fatalities have stalled under current level limit
National Transportation Safety Board recommends states cut the legal limit by one-third.
California university will name business innovation academy after music producer
The first class of 25 students will kick off the program in fall 2014.
Black soccer player Mario Balotelli was acquired by AC Milan in February
What is it with Italy and racism?
Woman was riding on a 'party bus' with LeSean McCoy and 15 other women
Woman says she was attacked on McCoy’s ‘party bus’
The Public Enemy front man will also speak at the commencement ceremony
A Hip Hop elder receives his just due from the college he graduated from
Matthew Knowles has become the latest celebrity on the IRS back-tax list.
Matthew Knowles owes IRS more than $1.2 million from the final years managing Beyonce’s career.
After beating, Malcolm Shabazz left with fatal skull, jaw and rib fractures
Investigation reveals gruesome, troubling details of Malcolm Shabazz’s death.
Veteran teacher made more than $120,000 recruiting stand-ins to take credential tests
Veteran educator paid stand-ins to take credential tests for substitute teachers in Memphis.
Nevada judge agrees to hear arguments for retrial
Former football hero says the lawyer on his 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping case was…
Macon, Georgia plans to place a highway at the location
Little Richard’s childhood home will be moved instead of razed to make way for new…
Clinton mentions Obama in his speech
Former president advocates for cooperation in HU commencement speech
Three suspects reportedly fled the scene
A second line parade in New Orleans on Mother’s Day disrupted by gunfire
Kid President leaves a special message for moms "on behalf of kids everywhere."
Kid President, better known as Robby Novak, has 10 things to say to moms around…
Cleveland hero tells radio listeners how the heroic rescue almost didn't happen
Radio host flies Cleveland hero out for a whirlwind tour around the nation’s capital.
Weekend of events to include appearance with Gov. Martin O'Malley
Decorated army veteran would be the state’s first African American to hold the office.
Tyler, The Creator inadvertently created one of the most racist ads in recent memory
Sadly, some of the ads are being created by young, African American artists.
Marriage, homes and car purchases delayed because of enormous debt burdens
Study finds young people without student loans buy homes and cars sooner, but make less…
Parents upset because the school didn't immediately call the police
Two eighth grade girls set another girl’s hair on fire
What do you think of the allegations?
News broke last week that four Morehouse students had been arrested in connection with two…
TheUrbanDaily.com dissects the consequences between black and White celebrities facing tax evasion.
In lieu of Lauryn Hill’s recent jail sentence for tax evasion, TheUrbanDaily.com looks at the…
Kristie and Kirstie Bronner become Spelman College's first co-valedictorians.
Kristie and Kirstie Bronner become the first twin duo to take on the title of…
Law enforcement officials are calling it one of the largest cybercrime attacks ever committed
With computers and rigged ATM cards, network of bank robbers commit one of the largest…
Tamerlan Tsarnaev is one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings
Two law enforcement agencies failed to communicate about Tsarnaev threat
It's not clear why the women were fighting
Four waitresses fight in a Waffle House
It's not clear why Malcolm Shabazz was in Tiajuana, Mexico
Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, mysteriously murdered in Mexico
The football player is African-American
Columbia University football player accused of using racial slurs
Eve is dating Maximillian Cooper
Eve wants her kids to be without racial bias
Did anyone see this coming?
Cleveland hero Charles Ramsey has been revealed as a wife-beater by The Smoking Gun.
Lil Kim's former business partner is suing her for $15 million for contract losses.
Lil Kim sued by ex-business partner after allegedly costing their company $15 million in a…
Justice Department offers to help state officials test for additional DNA evidence
What saved Manning’s life?
Reader's Digest has the Good Morning America Anchor at #12 on their “The 100 Most Trusted People in America” List
Everyone loves them some Robin Roberts
Wade Robson met Michael Jackson when he was 5 years old
Choreographer Wade Robson is seeking money from MJ estate for child molestation
Black farmers have been systematically discriminated against by the USDA in years past
Black Farmers speak out against New York Times article
Some people got as many as 99 weeks of unemployment
Unemployment checks didn’t make people lazy, new study finds
Regarding former WNBA player, Carolyn Moss, "I wish I would have told her the complete truth at that time"
Basketball player has second thoughts on breaking his former girlfriend’s heart
Smoke on the plane forces it to turn around
It seems as if Chris Brown just stays in the news
African-African farm workers say they've been fired because of race and national origin
Southern farmers all but admit they’ve turned to the guest worker program because Mexicans expect…
"I barbeque with this dude," Cleveland man says of neighbor suspected in kidnapping
Cleveland man says he had no idea his neighbor was keeping the women captive.
Helmin Wiels' Pueblo Soberano party campaigns for independence from the Netherlands,
Caribbean politician shot dead while enjoying a beer
Victim's cousin was killed in the same attack
Teen who survived shooting hopes to graduate
Plaxico Burress plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Burress forced to sell his home to pay crash victim
Law enforcement agencies lean on smartphone makers to curb high rate of device theft
Have you been the victim of cell phone theft recently?
TMZ recently acquired the 911 call Chris Kelly's mother made Wednesday afternoon.
After saying goodbye to ’90s rapper, Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly, TMZ got a hold of…
Jay-Z joins group of bidders to renovate Nassau Coliseum.
Jay-Z pitches Roc Nation as new developer for Nassau Coliseum.
Magic Johnson falls victim to L.A. swatting prank.
Yesterday afternoon, Magic Johnson was added to the long list of celebrity names recently swatted…
Malia Obama is in the ninth grade
Andrea Tantaros brings up the first daughter Malia’s sex life
Homeless teen had a 3.9 grade point average
Homeless teen gets full ride to college
Critics wonder if a white student would have been charged with two felonies for a harmless experiment
Florida teen charged with two felonies for science experiment
The 14-year-old student asked to read '50 Shades of Grey' so the teacher went online and got it for him
Mother outraged after son gets erotic book from ninth grade teacher
Ringleader was not on welfare but was a clerical worker at the welfare office
Conspirators received stolen money on welfare debit cards
She has been living in Cuba since 1984 with political asylum
Will the authorities ever catch her?
Black applicants were allegedly told no apartments were available while white applicants were shown apartments
Bay Ridge, Brooklyn building investigated for discrimination
Jason Collins is the first openly gay NBA player
Basketball Wives star Eric Williams slams Sports Illustrated and Jason Collins for ‘gay’ issue