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Pete Buttigieg's next test: Winning over minority voters

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — So far, Pete Buttigieg has made it look easy.The once little-known former mayor of a midsize Midwestern city vaulted...

Teen growing his hair for sick sister withdraws from Texas school...

A Texas high school student growing out his hair to make a wig for his sick younger sister said he was threatened with suspension...

First 24-hour news channel "by and for" African Americans set to...

The Black News Channel, the first 24-hour news channel aimed specifically at an African American audience, is set to launch on Feb. 10 to...

Biden faces competition for black vote in his SC 'firewall'

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is facing increasingly formidable competition in South Carolina, a state his campaign has long assumed was safely in...

Warren Slides in New Hampshire Poll: Campaign Update

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden mocked Pete Buttigieg in an ad that contrasts the former vice president’s long experience in government to the more modest...

Gay civil rights icon Bayard Rustin pardoned for 1953 anti-gay charges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s governor announced Wednesday that he is posthumously pardoning a gay civil rights leader while creating a new pardon process for...

Democratic White House contenders face first test in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Democrats kick off what could be a bruising nominating process when they gather at caucus sites around the state...

Black Democratic group co-chair endorses Steyer in South Carolina

(Reuters) - The co-chair of South Carolina’s caucus for African-American women endorsed billionaire U.S. presidential candidate Tom Steyer on Sunday, helpful backing in the...

Steyer wins black Democratic group endorsement in South Carolina

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Tom Steyer attends the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day Parade in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. January 20,...

Influential journalist Gwen Ifill honored with USPS stamp

One of the most recognizable faces in TV news, former PBS anchor Gwen Ifill started as a reporter in a predominantly white, male journalism...

Influential journalist Gwen Ifill honored with USPS stamp

One of the most recognizable faces in TV news, former PBS anchor Gwen Ifill started as a reporter in a predominantly white, male journalism...

Pastor's fight against KKK becomes movie that may aid battle

LAURENS, S.C. -- Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town stood The Redneck Shop — a racist emporium and Ku...

Harlem brewer taps her African-American roots for flavor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celeste Beatty, one of the first African-American woman brewers in the United States, sees craft beer making as a way...

Gay teen's family says his homicide may have been a hate...

The body of Ja’Quarius Taylor, 17, was found this month in a wooded area near his Louisiana home just an hour after his mother...

Bloomberg offers plan to confront racial economic inequality

TULSA, Okla. — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg made a pitch to African American voters before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.,...

Tennessee governor wants to amend day that honors KKK leader

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee will introduce legislation this year that would amend a law requiring Tennessee to honor Confederate General Nathan Bedford...

California governor asked to pardon late gay rights leader

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Legislature’s LGBTQ and black caucuses on Tuesday asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to posthumously pardon a civil rights leader who...

Pound US Dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD rises as employment data eases...

British labour market statistics revealed that jobs growth was the strongest in almost a year in the quarter to November. This provided the pound with...

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling under pressure – should you...

The pound to euro exchange rate remained “rangebound” yesterday, experts have said. This came as USA markets shut for Martin Luther King day, an...

Christina Milian’s Boyfriend, Matt Pokora, Shares First Photo Of Their ‘Perfect’...

Christina Milian has announced the birth of her baby boy, whom she shares with her boyfriend, Matt Pokora. The two singers took to social media,...

Democratic candidates march together on MLK Day amid campaign squabbles

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Eight of the Democratic presidential candidates locked arms in a brief demonstration of unity Monday amid some of the most intense...

NASA news: Astronauts complete critical battery upgrade on the International Space...

Yesterday’s spacewalk also marked the third all-female spacewalk carried out by NASA astronauts on the ISS.The first took place in October last year when...

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the...
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