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Jackie Robinson was the first African-American baseball player who played in major baseball leagues in the modern era. PHOTO COURTESY OF SABR.ORG PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia is officially apologizing to Jackie Robinson for the shameful way he was treated in the City of Brotherly Love. The City Council passed a resolution Thursday naming April 15 as a day to honor Robinson’s achievements and to apologize for ...

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Near Ferguson, ghosts of Hiroshima haunt fuming landfill

Near Ferguson, ghosts of Hiroshima haunt fuming landfill ...

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Former Detroit gang member now a gang peacemaker

Ray Winans, once affectionately known as “Killer Ray,” is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit — one gang member at a time. ...

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Mississippi woman who tried to join ISIS pleads guilty

In her farewell letter as she was leaving to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Jaelyn Young told her family she was guilty. ...

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Police versus community: Why all the trauma?

Police versus community ...

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Dick Gregory attends ‘protesters rally at World Vision” against discriminatory employment practices

Civil Rights leader and comedian Dick Gregory stood with protesters on Monday, April 11, 2016, during protests against the international humanitarian organization World Vision, for ongoing discriminatory practices against employees. ...

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This school is the whitest HBCU in America

Shockingly, Bluefield State College’s student body is 90 percent white ...

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Broderick Johnson is his brother’s keeper

Broderick Johnson is his brother’s keeper ...

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