Eleven years ago, the FBI issued a status report that shook much of the country out of its blissful slumber.Read more
One of the oldest HBCUs in the nation is working to cultivate the next generation of Black leaders through a new Black think tank.Read more
Democratic nominee Catherine Pugh emerged victorious in Baltimore’s mayoral primary on April 27. The former state senator was in a tight race with former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, winning the primary with 37 percent of the vote while Dixon picked up 34 percent, The Root reports.Read more
President Obama will tour Flint, Michigan, next month, the White House announced Wednesday.
The visit was prompted by an email from 8-year-old Flint resident Amariyanna Copeny, who asked to meet the President.
Amy Inita Joyner-Francis, 16, was brutally beaten and killed by a group of girls in a bathroom at the Howard High School of Technology in Delaware last week. It’s believed the teen was jumped by the girls in a dispute over a boy.Read more