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Cummings Provided Strength And Harmony For Urban Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America — but Elijah Cummings was…

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and…

Family: Atatiana Jefferson Was A Positive, Loving Influence

DALLAS (AP) — Atatiana Jefferson was devoted to her family and had moved into her mother’s Fort Worth home earlier…

Queen Latifah To Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this…

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of…

Remembering Pioneering Actress Diahann Carroll, The First Black Woman In Non-Servant Role

NEW YORK (AP) — Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman…

Liberal, Moderate Divide On Display In Democratic Debate

HOUSTON (AP) — Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to…

Congress Marks 400th Anniversary Of Slaves Arriving In US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in…

Miami’s Bahamian Ties Inspire Relief Effort After Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, people in South Florida are donating water, food and household…

Stevie Wonder, Chance The Rapper, And More Perform At Dayton’s ‘Gem City Shine’ Event

  DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Thousands turned out to a benefit hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle that honored victims of…
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