Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News


President Obama Reauthorizes Emmett Till Legislation

By Frederick H. Lowe   ( – President Barack Obama has signed legislation permanently reauthorizing a law that...


Muslim Police Officer Targeted By Hate Crime; NYPD Officers Request Meeting With President-Elect

By Staff   The increasing racial tensions and troubling rhetoric of the 2016 election season have culminated in an alarming spike in...


Former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

By Frederick H. Lowe   ( – A U. S. District Court judge Monday sentenced former Congressman Chaka Fattah,...


Nigeria’s President Denies Reports of Hunger in North-East, Blames U.N

By Chika Oduah   (  – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is challenging U.N. and humanitarian aid...

President Barack Obama and family last Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony; National Christmas Tree Lighting 2016

The Obamas’ Last Christmas in the White House, In Photos


Congressman Cedric Richmond to Lead the Congressional Black Caucus

By Frederick H. Lowe   ( – Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond has been elected chairman of the...


Obama Urged to Squash Sale of Attack Aircraft to Nigeria

( – A former State Dept. official is warning against a drive by Pres. Barack Obama to sell “as many as 12 A-29...


Southern Poverty Law Center Reports Post-Election ‘Outbreak of Hate’

By Staff   The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has reported an increase in hate crimes across the U.S. and is now calling on...


Civil Rights Leaders Prepare to Block Trump Attacks During MLK March in January

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – In his victory speech the morning after the Nov. 8 election, President-Elect Donald...


Fidel Castro, Embraced by Black Radicals Early On, Dies

By Frederick H. Lowe   ( – On September, 18, 1960, when Fidel Castro led a Cuban delegation to New York City...