Category: National News

Supreme Court Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal in U. S.

WASHINGTON, DC — In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court on Friday has ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, establishing a new civil Read more »

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South Carolina Governor Introduces Possible Legislation to Remove Confederate Flag

COLUMBIA, SC – In the wake of the mass murders of nine people in Emmanuel AME Church, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley stood with a Read more »

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Asheville Pastor Has Family Ties in Charleston, SC Shooting

ASHEVILLE, NC — As people across the nation are still processing the horrendous acts of racial violence in Charleston, South Carolina, more than 350 people Read more »

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Black Mothers Look for Long-Lost Babies

Eighteen black women who were told decades ago that their babies had died after birth are now suspecting their babies were taken by hospital officials. Read more »

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Marine Prosecuted for Displaying Bible Verse

Camp Lejune, NC – Lance Corporal (LCpl) Monifa Sterling was recently criminally prosecuted at a court-martial for displaying a Bible verse on her desktop while Read more »

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Employees Sue in Reverse Discrimination Case

Durham, NC – Three former employees of North Carolina Central University have filed lawsuits accusing the first female Chancellor of North Carolina Central University, Debra Read more »

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Tensions in McKinney Texas Heighten

On Monday night, close to 800 people marched through McKinney, Texas, a city of almost 150,000 people. They walked from a school to the swimming Read more »

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NAACP Statement on the Grand Jury Indictment of 6 Baltimore Police Officers

BALTIMORE, MD. — A Baltimore grand jury has indicted six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. In Read more »

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Driving While Black

Moe White A municipal police department in upstate Rockland County, NY, has been caught on camera stopping a group of black men and women for, Read more »

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Highest Unemployment Rates Among Black, Latino Youth

According to the February report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers in February continued a year-long streak of adding more Read more »

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