FRANCES STEAD SELLERS The Washington Post WASHINGTON (AP) _ Sometimes, accents speak louder than words. Just ask the Georgetown University researchers who have been studying the wa[...]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama announced new commitments for his initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color, called “My Brother’s Keeper.” [...]
The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Since the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, the U.S. economy has generated 7.8 million jobs. But the gains haven’t been sp[...]
By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ A $75 million International African American Museum will be built in South Carolina on Charleston Harbor where tens of thous[...]
By WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race as a facto[...]
By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) _ ABC’s fall slate includes new series about black, Asian-American and Hispanic families. But calling the networ[...]
ALBANY, Georgia (AP) _ The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, died early Monday in south Georgia. She was 90. Davis’ death was confirmed by[...]
By GERALD IMRAY AP Sports Writer RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ Brazil’s World Cup organizers can say it now: “Esta tudo bem” _ it’s all OK. What was everyone so wor[...]
by Jesse J. Holland,  Associated Press  WASHINGTON — A powerful government workers’ union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 millio[...]
By North Carolina Education Lottery RALEIGH – Marilyn Fields of Raleigh, an alumni and longtime employee of Shaw University, won $2 million in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing. As she[...]