The federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. has taken on added
meaning for most Americans this year, as they try to make sense of the
violence in Arizona that left six people dead and a member of Congress
fighting for her life.
Despite Boston's liberal ties, blacks still view Massachusetts as a
hostile place for people of color.
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.