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The failure to solve black homicides fuels a vicious cycle: It deepens distrust of police among black residents, making them less likely to cooperate in investigations, leading to fewer arrests. As a result, criminals are emboldened and residents’ fears are compounded. In almost every city surveyed, arrests were made in killings of black victims at […]

Ever since I first learned how, I’ve loved to read. I read nearly anything and everything that crosses my path, from the back of a cereal box to weighty academic publications (if I can get through them!) If I had to pick a favorite genre, it would be autobiographies of famous people, but by no […]

Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

“I think that being African American has definitely been a huge obstacle for me,” Misty Copeland explained in a conversation with President Barrack Obama and Time reporter Maya Rhodan earlier this year. “But it’s also allowed me to have this fire inside of me that I don’t know if I would have or have had if […]

Not only did Nitra complete undergrad, she's now about to graduate from law school. Myles is completing his Master's degree in special education, while their son MJ is preparing to graduate from kindergarten.

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

Speaking to NewsOne, blind athlete and three-time Paralympic champion Lex Gillette shares how he's inspiring others to be positive.

Every family has a health story and in Jacqueline Sheppard’s family cancer is a running theme. For the 38-year-old Maryland mother it’s hard for her…

Aviva Kempner, director of the new documentary "Rosenwald," discuss the movie and Julian Bond's involvement in the film.

African-American students are paying a big price when it comes to achieving higher education; according to a new report, Blacks acquire the most student loan debt. The National…

A new study released by Stanford University has revealed that teachers of all races are more harsh on black children due to overbearing stereotypes. According…

One young lady has inspired girls to love themselves and their hair with her award-winning comic book, BuzzFeed reports. Troubled by her natural tresses and skin tone,…