As attention turns toward the government-created humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration officials are slowly encroaching into other parts of American life.
A former staffer who called out conditions at an Arizona migrant shelter had more to say this weekend about the poor management of centers currently housing undocumented children.
Responding to rumors published online last week, a representative for Bill Cosby spoke out Friday to assert that “there are no issues” in Bill and Camille Cosby’s marriage.
This weekend, two trailblazing black newspapers were honored in New Orleans’ French Quarter with a new bronze plaque that heralds their achievements and their contributions to America’s black press and, by extension, black life.
Amid a deluge of recent reports on the terrors that migrants are facing at the U.S. border, including stories of families being ripped apart and planned “tent cities” for unaccompanied children, public pressure is mounting against the Trump administration to change course on its draconian and cruel immigration policy.
Leave it to Bow Wow—a man whose most recent claims to fame are lying on Instagram and starting Taco Bell-grade beef with other washed-up rappers—to offer up his unsolicited thoughts on #MeToo and sexual harassment.
Andrew Medina, a security monitor at Parkland, Fla.’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, saw accused shooter Nikolas Cruz step onto campus the day of the massacre. Despite suspecting that something was wrong—Medina said he radioed another monitor and told him to “keep your eyes” open—Medina himself didn’t confront…
A Texas woman and ex-offender who received a harsh five-year jail sentence for voting illegally will not get a new trial, a judge decided Monday.
On Wednesday, after a neck and neck race in which thousands of provisional ballots needed to be counted, London Breed officially became the first black woman elected mayor of San Francisco after her opponent, fellow Democrat Mark Leno, conceded the primary race. The election, held June 5, was so tight that the San…
Roseanne, beloved, the lesson here was to delete your account. Unfortunately for us, learning lessons isn’t exactly Roseanne Barr’s forte.
The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has arrested more than 2,300 suspected online child-sex offenders during a nationwide operation that lasted three months.
Psychologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill asked American Christians what they believed God looks like, and apparently, God looks like the lunch manager at your local Applebee’s.
Disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, currently serving a 28-year stint in a Philadelphia federal prison for corruption charges, says he’s praying for a pardon from President Donald Trump.
In 2011, Barbara Hillary, a 79-year-old retired nurse, became the first black woman to reach the South Pole. Just four years earlier, Hillary stood on top of the world as the first black woman to ski the North Pole—a mere two years after a bout with cancer.
The Trump administration is reportedly looking to erect “tent cities” at military posts around Texas to house thousands of migrant children who have arrived unaccompanied or have been forcibly separated from their parents at the border.
New York City schools Chancellor Richard Carranza minced no words Tuesday when he addressed Asian activists opposing a new plan to desegregate the city’s specialized public schools.
If Paris is the City of Lights, then New York is the City of Hustle. Perhaps no other city in the world is so emblematic of competition and drive—the Frank Sinatra-era mantra, “If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere,” indelibly imprinted into the city’s ethos no matter which borough or which avenue you find…
Islam El Masry, the Portland, Ore., food truck driver caught on video throwing a Gatorade bottle at a black customer and verbally abusing her, wants you to know that he’s not a racist.
During a press conference in Detroit on Thursday, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson appeared to back off from a controversial plan that would have raised rent among the poorest Americans.