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This Day in Black History: May 5, 1905
Influential Black newspaper the Chicago Defender was founded by Robert S. Abbott....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 26, 1892
Bessie Coleman, the first Black female aviator and stunt-flier, was born on Jan. 26, 1892....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 25, 1912
Chicago Daily Defender publisher John Sengstacke was born on Nov. 25, 1912....


Hudson Family Slayings Suspect Convicted of Murder
A Chicago jury on Friday convicted Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law of murderin...


Historic Black Newspapers Are Struggling as Readers Turn to the Web
Staunch civil rights advocates and trusted chroniclers of African-American life, such as the Chicag...


Commentary: Remembering the Pioneering Spirit of Chuck Stone
Chuck Stone, the longtime writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, died at 89 after a sparkling care...


Commentary: Blacks Like Obama’s Policies, Not His Skin Color
A new article attacking the Black community’s “blind allegiance” to Obama forgets what Obama has do...


Poll Shows Blacks Losing Faith in Obama
Although African-Americans continue to be among President Obama’s strongest base of supporters, new...


Report Details ‘Abuse’ in St. Louis Jails
Report Details ‘Abuse’ in St. Louis Jails...


Beltway Blurbs | Washington DC
News from the Obama administration and Capitol Hill....


Smile! Aerial images being used to enforce laws
Smile! Aerial images being used to enforce laws...


Celtics Take Unnecessary Risk With Perkins Trade
The Boston Celtics should have left well enough alone in Kendrick Perkins trade....


Sheriff Says Ariz. Rampage Suspect Not Cooperating
PHOENIX – A 22-year-old man described as a social outcast with wild beliefs steeped in mistru...


R. Kelly's Dark Past Sparks Twitter Debate
New article details sex allegations against the singer....


Hornets Select Davis With No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft
The Kentucky Wildcats became the first school to have the top two picks in the NBA Draft and tied a...