Black youth

Appetite for Change and youth from North Minneapolis, Minnesota, address food deserts and growing healthy food in their new viral video, "Grow Food."

Tennis star Serena Williams has been eliminated from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Wendell Pierce, The Wire star who was arrested for physically attacking a Bernie Sanders supporter, is breaking his silence about the incident. On Saturday, Pierce was apprehended at the Atlanta Loews Hotel for allegedly pushing a woman, hitting her in the head, and ripping off her sweatshirt following a heated conversation about politics. He was […]

Researchers claim that Black communities' concerns for their life expectancy is likely rooted in the fact that they are disproportionately affected by police brutality, violence and chronic health issues.

A new study reveals Black children are getting far less medication than White children upon admission into hospitals.

The mother of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by Ferguson, Mo officer Darren Wilson, could find herself in court. Lesley McSpadden  has been accused of leading others to attack and steal money from a group selling “Justice for Mike Brown” merchandise. According to the NY Daily News, if McSpadden is charged, she could […]

More than two weeks after unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson, hundreds gathered along with the public to honor the teen at his funeral service yesterday. The somber gathering was attended by Brown’s family and friends and influential public figures including Jessie Jackson, Al Sharpton,T.D .Jakes, Tom Joyner and director Spike Lee. Many […]

If I were to tell anyone of color with a clue that White children are given the benefit of the doubt and Black kids are…

The White House released details of its “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative Thursday morning. The program to improve education and employment outcomes for minority male youths…

For iPhone users: Yesterday at the White House I met a 19-year-old young man named James Adams who has a commute unfamiliar to most high…

A friend from Chicago, a black female physician, had a sobering conversation with her three school-age sons days before a Florida jury failed to convict…