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Obama: My Brother’s Keeper Will Benefit US Economy

By Darlene Superville - AP GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Promoting his initiative for boys and young men of color, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that...

#BlackoutBR Protests, Boycotts Continue in Baton Rouge over Alton Sterling Shooting

By Meghan Ellis (The Drum, NNPA Member) BATON ROUGE — As shootings continue to plague cities across the country, frustrated citizens are continuing their fight...

Indianapolis’ Oaks Schools Use Student Diversity to Teach and Learn

By Curtis Bunn, Urban News Service INDIANAPOLIS — Diversity is a slogan in many places, but at The Oaks Academy’s campuses near downtown Indianapolis, on...

Engineer’s ‘Hustle’ Becomes Successful Construction Company

By Avis Thomas-Lester, Urban News Service Brunson L. Cooper dreamed of starting his own construction firm--but he had no money, no investors, and no connections. He...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a stand for #BlackLivesMatter

The Grio Ben & Jerry’s has taken a stand on its website for Black Lives Matter, writing an entire pieces explaining “Why Black Lives Matter.” “All lives...

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