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Nation’s first Black Director of National Parks, 95-year-old Ranger to highlight CBC session

A 95-year-old “Rosie the Riveter” who helped to build ships in World War II and tells her original story at that California park today; a former director of the National Park Service; the current Superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s National Parks Youth leader; a national award winning young underwater explorer and a professor of geogr ...

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Federal Courts blunt voter suppression efforts in five states

In the span of 30 days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas and North Dakota, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories for the blood and sweat wrought in their court battles and protests since the controversial United States Supreme Court decision in Shelby v. Holder. ...

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Overtown Children & Youth Coalition celebrates a $600,000 gift from Allegany Franciscan Ministries

The Overtown Children and Youth Coalition and Allegany Franciscan Ministries (AFM) had a joint press conference on Aug. 17, 2016 at Gibson Park, in Miami, Fla. to formally announce a $600,000 gift to the organization ...

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The worst 10 states in America to raise Black children

All children deserve a good education and an opportunity to fulfill their dreams and reach their goals in life. But for many Black children, finding the support they need in order to become successful in life doesn’t always come easy. In fact, much of it depends on where they live. ...

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Trump backer apologizes for Clinton blackface tweet

Mark Burns, an African-American pastor and surrogate for Donald Trump, apologized Monday night and again Tuesday for tweeting a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface. ...

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North Carolina, Florida brace for tropical weather

North Carolina, Florida brace for tropical weather ...

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Sharpton eulogizes George Curry: ’I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith!’

Rev. Al Sharpton gives eulogy of legendary journalist George Curry ...

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