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Chadwick Boseman Celebrates the Class of 2018 at Howard University Commencement

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Howard University alumnus and award-winning actor Chadwick Bosemanspoke to graduates about the significance of making it to the top of the Hilltop...

Crisis of Black Homicide Rates Continues in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An epidemic of black homicide victimization continues to go unnoticed throughout Missouri, according to a new report by the Violence Policy...

Advocates Push for Marijuana Legalization in New York

ALBANY, New York – Marijuana legalization is a racial and economic justice issue - that's the message state legislators and community advocates are delivering...

Rents Putting Financial Security at Risk

NEW YORK – High rents are threatening families' financial security and putting home ownership out of reach for many, according to a new report....

African Youth Demand a Seat at the Table

UNITED NATIONS - A new wave is sweeping across Africa. Elections on the continent are increasingly yielding younger leadership than ever before. From presidents...

British PM apologizes for the UK’s role in criminalizing same-sex relations...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she deeply regrets the UK's role in criminalising same-sex relations in its former colonies. The laws were passed...

Gay Rights Lawyer Commits Protest Suicide In Brooklyn Park

A prominent, longtime LGBT rights advocate and environmentalist died by fire yesterday, in an act of protest against the toll of human activity on...

Pompeo Holds Fast To Anti-LGBT Stance In Senate Hearings

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, in confirmation hearings before the Senate today as President Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, stood fast to his anti-LGBT...

Castro’s Successor to Inherit Long-standing Conflict Between Cuba and the United...

HAVANA - Cuba’s tense relations with the United States under the administration of Donald Trump reflect a scenario of conflict that is not alien...

LGBTQ Community Excluded From 2020 Census

Reversing course from a planned initiative to include LGBTQ Americans in the upcoming decennial survey, the US Census Bureau has announced that gender identity...