Policy makers show growing concern for economic effects of student debt.
White House proposes fixed student debt interest rates should not determined by Congress.
Policy makers show growing concern for economic effects of student debt.
White House proposes fixed student debt interest rates should not determined by Congress.
Former Illinois state representative wins special election.
Robin Kelly’s campaign received $2 million from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Man brought into custody after pulling out BB gun during President's Connecticut visit.
Obama was in Connecticut to meet with families who lost loved ones during the Sandy…
Police say Grandma bought grandson a new red car and tatts for shooting granddad in the back on the way to his dialysis appointment
64 year old grandmother allegedly conspires with grandson to kill grandad
Duncan's sister accuses fiance of taking advantage of actor's health.
Judy Duncan investigates how Omarosa became main beneficiary of actor’s will.
Man says calls and email to City Hall have gone unanswered
Has the city of Philadelphia reneged on reward money it promised?
Jack Johnson was arrested for traveling with a white woman across state lines
Mike Tyson has joined the fight for a pardon for boxer Jack Johnson
The domestic violence case is still in dispute over actual time the singer spent doing community service
Do you think Chris cooked the books?
Snipes is no longer Inmate #43355-018
Wesley Snipes returns after serving jail time for tax evasion
The beating video received over 2 million views
Dayton, Ohio man arrested for child endangerment
Some people thought the comment was inappropriate
Do you think Pres. Obama’s statement was over the top?
President to release budget proposal that reduces increases in Social Security.
President Obama compromises with congressional Republicans by offering cuts to benefit programs.
The death penalty case involving nine black boys was first heard in Scottsboro, Alabama
Alabama legislature votes unanimously to pardon the Scottsboro Boys
Basketball legend says he knew son was gay before he told him.
Magic Johnson candidly speaks on son’s sexuality in exclusive interview with TMZ.
Who needs a forensic team when you have social media?
NYPD arrest 63 gang bangers by following them on Facebook and Twitter.
The President will write a check every month for the portion due.
More than 70,000 federal employees have received notices that their agencies intend to furlough them…
Pastor says president rejects white heritage because his mother hated being white.
Jesse Lee Peterson says Obama is evil, a socialist and possibly a Muslim.
Former voice of Elmo is accused of sexual impropriety yet again.
Kevin Kiadii says he and Clash had sex when he was 16-years-old.
Charitybuzz bidding chance to intern at Diddy's popular record label.
Once lucker bidder will get a chance to work alongside Diddy’s manager and learn about…
Charles Payne criticizes U.S. assistance programs on Fox News' "Cavuto on Business."
Payne’s commentary echoes a political trend to stigmatize public assistance.
Karen Finney joins Melissa Harris-Perry as the only two black female weekend anchors.
Finney’s appointment comes after MSNBC was criticized for its lack of diversity.
Airs views on the Mark Levin show
John Hopkins University neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson had some strong comments to make about white…
Concert promoter to defend itself in Michael Jackson wrongful death case.
AEG will reportedly bring up Jackson’s past molestation charges and drug addiction as a defense.
Her show, 'Starting Point,' has ended after just one year
Is there a ‘blackout’ going on at CNN?
Malcolm Smith and Dan Halloran were arrested by FBI agents early Tuesday morning.
The pair allegedly bribed other politicians to get Smith on Republican mayoral ballot.
Small town in Georgia passes bill that requires every head of household to own gun.
People with disabilities, felons, and those who oppose gun ownership based on religious doctrine are…
The man who was caught in the middle of the fight bragged about their rivalry
Two Houston women fought over a man; one was seriously injured
Urban Prep is an all-male charter school that is predominately African-American
Urban Prep Academy in Chicago continues its tradition of excellence
To date there is no evidence of widespread gay marriage fraud
Will straight people enter into fake gay marriages to obtain benefits?
Another child may have pulled the trigger
Another tragic loss from gun violence has occurred
Two original members awarded legal right to group's name.
Cindy Herron and Terry Ellis sued Dawn Robinson and Maxine Jones for illegally touring under…
The bottom line is outweighing the value of an education
Aside from the teachers, those who will be most heavily affected are the students that…
Katherine Jackson's lawyers include Prince in long list of witnesses.
Prince reportedly has relevance in the case of Michael Jackson’s wrongful death lawsuit.
Hip-Hop's King of New York gears up to bring the wrestling extravaganza to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey
Will you watch Wrestlemania 29 because Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is hosting?
POTUS celebrates Easter with his family.
President Barack Obama delivered his yearly Easter message, reminded all of the Passover holiday earlier…
Janet Hubert is ready to mend.
After a publicized back and forth with talk show host Wendy Williams, Janet Hubert is…
Religious leaders challenge the Obama administration's concept of 'Just War'
For Easter,six rabbis, reverends, and priests create a short video sharing why they oppose drone…
Jordan doesn't want alleged baby mama to get off the hook so easily
MJ says he wants alleged baby mama to pay for his court costs
Woman scammed co-op board that dead aunt was alive but couldn't have visitors
Woman scammed co-op board into believing her dead aunt was alive
Do you think the mix of drugs and him having epilepsy causes his seizures?
Time to quit the drugs Wayne!
Both rappers' complete body of work have been pulled out of station's rotation
A radio station censors Lil Wayne and Rick Ross
GOP rips President Obama for sending daughters to Bahamas for Spring Break.
Rep. Steve King says Obama should show some ‘austerity’ amid America’s recovering economy.
Her responses to her major life events
Fantasia has seen some ups and downs living life in the spotlight.
Pat Houston rushed to hospital after taking pill medication.
Houston says she took medication for her back, turned off her phone and fell asleep.
Network allegedly prevents friendly tweet in fear of 'aiding the enemy.'
NBC executives allegedly tell Curry not to tweet health-stricken Roberts out of network competition.
University of Pennsylvania researches black men and prostate cancer.
The University of Pennsylvania is the first study to look only at African American men.
Porsha Stewart no longer an Atlanta Housewife.
Sad news to report in the world of reality TV.
NFL gay rights discussion loud as ever.
Who could it be?
Robert Zimmerman Jr. is suspected murderer George Zimmerman's older brother
Robert Zimmerman Jr. takes to Twitter to explain why blacks are natural born killers
President Francois Bozize flees Central African Republic to undisclosed location.
Unraveled peace treaty forced the coup.
Black women make up 13% of the population, but account for 30% of abortions.
The numbers are startling.
Two teens face criminal charges in shooting of 13-month-old baby.
The world is getting crazier by the day
Pledges allegedly had to do squats for long periods of time
FAMU Deltas in the hot seat over alleged hazing incident
The tech community is divided over Richards' firing
An outspoken black female software developer is fired
Republican strategist's joke ends up on wrong side of the punch line.
While Brazile did not seem bothered by the joke, Twitter and liberal blogs ridiculed Rove.
Rapper hits fan in the head with a champagne bottle.
A fan says Gucci Mane struck him while trying to get an autograph.
Crazed fan attempts to break into singer's L.A. home.
A court orders man to stay at least 100 yards away from Rihanna for three…
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Harriet Tubman's death
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman honored with national monument
Starbucks corporate leadership actively supports efforts to legalize same-sex marriage.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sticks to his guns on gay marriage
Rihanna shows up five hours late to Chi-town high school.
School won the visit through the “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” contest.
Facebook has helped authorities figure out if someone is lying about their financial situation in the past
Christopher Robinson didn’t know authorities were checking his Facebook page
Obama reached out to ordinary Israelis during his visit
Pres. Obama honors an Israeli prime minister who wanted peace deal
Security guard made a name for himself as a no-nonsense crime fighter
Overzealous security guard goes to jail
The singer is a native of Queens
86-year-old singer rallies people in Harlem on 125th Street
Police post video of the shooting on Youtube
Philly police seek public’s help in finding a gunman
Finley is the founder of L.A. Green Grounds.
Ron Finley wants to help his community by changing the amount of young black children…
Only 9 hours served in an L.A. jail
Brown has a sketchy past when it comes to his drug and alcohol abuse.
Lack of legal protection for gay Americans in the workforce.
It’s technically legal for employers to place job ads that read, “Gays need not apply.”…
Famed author of internationally renowned book passes away.
Achebe died following a brief illness, said his agent, Andrew Wylie.
The two 'Celebrity Apprentice' divas square off.
LaToya Jackson accuses Omarosa of pulling the plug on late fiance Michael Clarke Duncan.
Cable news appears to be white-washed, say critics.
Commentators criticize CNN and MSNBC for lack of diversity on anchor line-up.
Publishing company claims record label is illegally selling singer's music.
Reservoir Media Management claims to own rights to Aaliyah’s platinum albums, “One in A Million,”…
Ten of singer's tour buses were stopped on the road for marijuana.
Rihanna was not on any of the tour buses at the time of the search.
Negotiations weren't going well and after the radio announcer says farewell to his fans, Cumulus responds by locking out his staff
Can Baisden bounce back from this?
Harris discussed the issues she's encountering in relation to crime
The state’s first female Attorney General sat down with Reuters Impact Players host Robert Wolf…
Man claims Elmo puppeteer lured him to sex parties at 16 years old.
Sheldon Stephens says he and Clash began a sexual relationship after meeting at networking event.
Man pleads not guilty to reckless operation of a boat.
According to reports, Jeffery Simon Hubbard crashed into the boat that killed Kile Glover.
President Obama opens up about family life alongside wife Michelle in April issue of 'Vogue' magazine.
Michelle Obama covers the April issue of ‘Vogue’ magazine, while her husband tells the publication…
Malcolm Shabazz says the FBI expressed concern over his 'international travels'
Malcolm X’s grandson speaks for the first time since his arrest in February
Woman who claims Jordan fathered her son withdraws lawsuit.
Jordan’s lawyers say there was no settlement of money paid to Pamela Smith.
African-American college ballers are scoring in the classroom.
The University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports conduct annual report.
Rapper Mack Maine tweets that Wayne has returned home.
After reports suggesting he was on his death bed, rapper is released from hospital.
A historical look at Chicago's violence.
When will it end?
Announcement comes just weeks before The Masters tournament
Will this help him with his golf game?
History Channel film series "The Bible" casts controversial satan-Obama look alike.
Film producers have not commented on accusations that the character purposely resembles the president.
Republican National Committee vows to restructure party to attract minorities.
RNC Chairman says the party plans to make major changes for the 2016 election.
Higher expectations for African Americans to end up in prison
Funding is going to imprison kids and not educate them
The homeless man was wearing scrubs, a lab coat and a surgical mask at the time of his discovery
Homeless man posed as doctor to live in Louisville hospital
Of 70 people in the study, 14 were "functionally-cured"
Doctors announce HIV breakthrough
'Wild Thing' rapper collapses in Des Moines bar
Get well soon Tone!
Former Heavyweight Champion boxer was hospitalized and released after 2 days
When will we learn to take care of ourselves better?
The two football players sent images of the naked victim in text messages to friends
Two teens nailed for rape through social media found guilty
Mother thinks the students responsible for racist bullying aren't being adequately punished
Black junior high student bullied by whites
Pamela Smith claims she and Michael Jordan had a love child in 1996
A judge could tell Michael Jordan to let his DNA do the talking
Henry Healy from Ireland is Pres. Obama's eighth cousin
Pres. Obama embraces his Irish ancestry
Yityish Aynaw won Israel's top beauty prize
The President will meet the first black woman to be crowned Miss Israel
Chris Christie's recent talk at a black church in New Jersey didn't go over too well
The school voucher debate heats up in New Jersey
First Lady is accused of being 'too glamorous' on new ritzy cover.
On the Huffington Post’s site, over 500 user comments can be seen critiquing the first…
Frustrated with lack of diversity, Nigerian couple creates African doll line.
The doll line represents 12 African nations and are programmed to speak several African languages.
The Lakers star player says injury is worst in 16-year career.
Bryant severely sprains his ankle after missing a shot in a loss to the Atlanta…
And she only has a few months to go.
“I have a love on top! I am pregnant!,” Tamar Braxton told GMA personality Lara…
Study finds increase in asthma development in women with history of abuse.
In Black Women’s Health Study, nearly 30,000 with asthma admitted to being abused before the…
Model Jessica White puts the runway on hold for a spot on reality television.
Jessica White is making her solo reality TV debut on her new show with Style…
POTUS takes care of daddy duties last weekend.
Barack Obama completes daddy duties at younger daughter’s Sasha basketball game last weekend.
Co-founder Edward Lewis defends Time Inc. sale after criticisms from former editor.
Lewis, who sold Essence in 2005, said he would do it all over again if…
Innocence Project finds DNA evidence to exonerate Johnny Williams.
Santa Clara University students and lawyers prove that DNA on a t-shirt did not belong…
Man claims Grammy-winner did not give him proper credits.
Micah Otano says he co-created and co-owned Ocean’s song called “Lost.”
Chicago gunman opens fire on father changing daughter's diaper.
The infant’s father, allegedly has a known gang affiliation.
Could Atlanta soon suffer Detroit's fate?
White suburbs secede from Atlanta
Obama has appointed one Latino, but no blacks to the Cabinet of his second administration
Congressional Black Caucus questions Obama’s commitment to diversity
Vick turns a new leaf with his pets.
Has he fully changed?
Newark Airport TSA employees fail security test by letting fake bombers through a checkpoint.
Newark International Airport fails security test after their B1 checkpoint is unknowingly breached by a…
Mostly black kids will be affected by the closings
Philly school board closes several schools for “underperforming”
Kwame Kilpatrick stepped down as mayor of Detroit in 2008
Former Detroit mayor found guilty of racketeering and extortion in federal court
Two plain-clothes shot 16-year-old after encounter in Brooklyn.
Gray’s friends said they didn’t know he had a gun.
Colion Noir gives his reasons on why you should arm yourself.
You think the NRA can sway our opinions on guns?
52-year-old retired boxer is murdered in his Philadelphia property.
Martin’s niece says a visitor of one his tenants got into verbal dispute with former…
Jackson admits knowing Chavez directly and personally.
Jackson is one of many black liberals who were Chavez supporters
Preparations underway for Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday.
Who else will she get to perform?
Cleveland police detectives withheld evidence in his case
African-American man wins 13 million in federal civil rights lawsuit
Susan Rice may join the Obama administration in an advisory role after all
Susan Rice’s name surfaces as possible contender for national security adviser
Defendant says hazing has been occurring at FAMU for years
Co-defendant in FAMU hazing death provides account
VP Joe Biden White House is the mouthpiece on gun control, for now.
Will Obama get something passed?
The couple will wed in San Diego
Lebron James and Savannah Brinson prepare to tie the knot
Sexual assaults against women have decreased since the original Act was passed
Obama adds more protections for all women
NBA legend will wed for the second time around.
Jordan and Cuban-American girlfriend have been engaged since December 2011.
Man allegedly swiped Thin Mint and Shortbread cookies
Man accused of stealing $19,000 Worth of Girl Scout cookies
Florida senator references hip-hop in support for Rand Paul's filibuster.
Rubio has previously professed his love for Tupac Shakur.
Bobbi Kristina leaves a message for her mother for her 20th birthday.
Bobbi Kristina turns to Instagram for 20th birthday to leave her late mother a message.
U.S. economy adds 236,000 jobs in February.
The black unemployment rate remained at 13.8 percent.
Enlisted men and women had the advantage of receiving tuition assistance---not anymore.
The army announces that it will no longer provide tuition assistance to soldiers
Former editor Constance White says that white corporate ownership has changed the magazine
Former Essence magazine editor says she was forced out by white management
AKAs say legacy status does not guarantee admittance in a particular chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha responds to allegations that they violated pledges’ human rights
Terrilynn Monette was last spotted in parking lot outside Parlay's Bar.
Let’s pray she is found safe and sound
Hollywood stars sought out relationships with the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
What did you think of the late leader?
Planned Parenthood tells Mayor Bloomberg posters stigmatize young mothers.
Opponents of the campaign say posters ignore the racial, economic and social factors in teenage…
23-year-old singer and his entourage intimidate valet parker.
In a video, Chris Brown is seen telling valet, “F– ten dollars.”
Six-time NBA champion, Michael Jordan, claims paternity claims by Pamela Smith are false.
Do you believe this woman?
U.S. Attorney General confirms Obama's stance on American drone strikes.
In a letter, Eric Holder says American terrorists could be killed under “extraordinary circumstances.”
Man accused of spreading HIV responds via Facebook.
NYC Department of Health confirms Internet frenzy is false.
Students claim their Human Rights were Violated by Hazing
2 students claim the nation’s oldest black sorority engaged in hazing & namecalling
NYPD detective Jason Sharp allegedly punched his son after argument with wife.
The 10-year veteran admitted to having a few a drinks the night of incident.
Americans blame the president for recent sequester in Washington.
Poll respondents agree that Obama and Democrats failed to come to agreement with Republicans.
The father-to-be can't seem to be happy about anything these days
Do you think Kanye has a point?
New prediction expects home prices to increase over the next five years.
Report reveals 2012 was the first year since 1997 that the housing market appeared normal.
Contriversal President dies after 2 year battle with Cancer
The controversial and polarizing president dies after a hard battle with Cancer
A Florida high school student is suspended for protecting his peers from a school bus shooter.
A 16-year-old Fort Meyers, Florida high school student is suspended after “doing the right thing,”…
Openly gay politician was dragged and beaten, according to authorities.
Lawrence Reed, 22, was charged with murder without bond in McMillian’s death.
FBI releases 128-page file on deceased singer.
Records reveal investigations of fan mail and criminal threats to singer.
Email exchange suggests concert promoter pressured Jackson's doctor.
Prosecutors say AEG threatened Conrad Murray to get an exhausted Jackson to rehearsals.