A glowing bronze crown meant to evoke historical imagery of African-Americans emerged Tuesday as the winning architectural concept for a new black history museum on the National Mall.
More than 2,000 people gathered Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial for a concert honoring the 70th anniversary of Marian Anderson's historic performance there in 1939.
Angel McCoughtry didn't have too much time to dwell on Louisville's loss in the NCAA championship game.
Black college athletes are graduating at higher rates than in the past.
Mississippi made him, but Chicago made him a writer. It was Chicago - with its bright churn of possibilities and its darker realities - that transformed Richard Wright from a shy Southern kid into a popular and internationally acclaimed author.
Every Sunday for the past 26 years, Gloria McCullough of Oakland, Calif., has chosen her church outfit with the utmost attention to detail.
The Apollo turns 75 this year and to celebrate its anniversary, the legendary Harlem theater is inducting Quincy Jones and Patti LaBelle into its Hall of Fame.
A striking new study says almost 1 in 5 American 4-year-olds is obese, and the rate is alarmingly higher among American Indian children, with nearly a third of them obese.