As income disparity takes center stage around the country, a special spotlight is being trained on the economic, educational and social challenges faced by boys and men of color.
A North Carolina task force has recommended that victims of forced sterilization be awarded $50,000 as compensation for the tobacco state's eugenics program.
On Monday, after the Tucson, Ariz. school district banned its acclaimed Mexican-American studies program, hundreds of high school students throughout the city walked out of their schools in protest.
Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)
Due to a new law passed in New Orleans, in the French Quarter children 16 and younger must obey an 8 p.m. weekend curfew, replacing a previous curfew of 11 p.m.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has set his sights on a new target: struggling African-Americans.
The Bank of America, just before Christmas, agreed to pay a $335 million settlement on behalf of its Countrywide financial unit for steering Black and Latino homeowners toward sub-prime loans.