Historically black colleges and universities—once the only higher education option for black students before the civil rights era—struggle to survive amid decreases in student enrollment and accreditation problems.
Preliminary results from a University of Chicago study find that high incarceration rates and few employment opportunities have resulted in little improvement in the status of African-American men over the past 50 years.
Sean Bergin, a reporter for News 12 New Jersey, was suspended by the TV station for giving his opinion about what causes anti-police mentality during an on-air report. Now he says he’s leaving the station.
The car company announced on July 4 that it will donate $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is expected to open in 2016 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
“High-power, black gay man” problems? Ranzeno Frazier has taken over leadership of the board of trustees at a troubled LGBT community center in Charlotte, N.C. But not everyone in the community is happy about it.