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Bruce Boynton, Who Inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, Dies at 83

AP Wire Service SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark "Freedom Rides" of 1961, died...

Black Contractor Braves Threats in Removing Richmond Statues

SARAH RANKIN | Associated Press Devon Henry paced in nervous anticipation, because this was a project like nothing he'd ever done. He wore the usual...

Voter Suppression Tactics and Long Lines Fail to Quell Resolve of Black Voters

“Indiana has some incredibly restrictive voter laws, and currently we only have one early voting site in all of Indianapolis,” stated Robert Shegog, CEO...

Wealth Gap Costs Over Last Two Decades: $2.7 Trillion in Black Income, $16 Trillion...

By Charlene Crowell, Senior Fellow with the Center for Responsible Lending America’s persistent racial income and wealth gaps are the result of four intertwined factors: housing, education,...

Virginia Resident, Ex-Offender Voted for the First Time on November 8

By Jazmin Goodwin (Howard University News Service) ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Every Election Day for nearly 30 years, people have told Terry Garrett, that she couldn’t...