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Nonprofit Whisperer Takes Helm at Ford Foundation

Editor's Note: In September, 2013, Darren Walker became the second African American and 10th president of the Ford Foundation, America’s second largest philanthropy organization with...

Pressure Continues to Build for Higher Minimum Wage

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Fast food workers won’t get the $15 living wage in time for Christmas, but their nationwide protests...

Navy Nominates First African American Woman For Fourth Star

Vice Adm. Michelle Howard has been nominated to serve the second in command of the U.S. Navy, making her the first African American female...

NELSON MANDELA, 20TH CENTURY COLOSSUS, DIES AT 95

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged...

Cosby: Laughs But No jokes, And Far From Finished

NEW YORK (AP) — It was 30 years ago when he last filmed a concert special. Now he’s gone and done it again. “Bill Cosby:...

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