Family legacies aren't unusual in the Fire Department of NY, but the Washingtons are — because they are black.
Under current economic conditions, disenfranchised Black youth are said to be in danger of falling further behind.
Moseley Braun says she intends to seek support from a broad range
of voters — not just black ones.
Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has become the "consensus" black
candidate in Chicago's mayoral race.
Jazz pianist and composer who helped found Jazzmobile has died at the age of 89.
James Meeks withdrew his candidacy for Chicago mayor
on Thursday, and he urged others to follow his lead.
Gov. Deval Patrick has sworn in the first black chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
America's neighborhoods became more integrated last year than during any
time in at least a century.