The news this weekend that Julian Bond passed away at 75 saddened me deeply. America has lost a true and still vital champion for justice. President Barack Obama, hailing Bond as a hero [...]
By Theresa Thompson Courtesy of The Root While speaking at the NAACP national convention earlier this month, President Barack Obama endorsed “banning the box” on job applications so that formerly incarcerated people, like [...]
By NBC News and Post Staff President Barack Obama spoke proudly of his Kenyan heritage before a raucous and affectionate crowd in Nairobi. “I am proud to be the first American president to [...]
Family and friends of Julia J. Earl recently celebrated her 99th birthday on July 14 at Chevy’s Restaurant, sharing stories of the love she has shown them over the years.
President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma on Thursday, July 16, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post The criminal justice system is “particularly skewed by race and by wealth,” President Barack Obama said on Tuesday in a speech at the NAACP Annual Convention in Philadelphia, [...]
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday at Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral in Charleston, South Carolina. Pastor Pinckney was among the nine people shot and killed [...]
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama responded Thursday to killings at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina. “Any death of this sort is a tragedy, [...]
SF State has been selected for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that leads President Barack Obama’s national call [...]
Even before her rise to national fame began 11 years ago, Oakland soul singer Ledisi had formed a mutual admiration society of sorts with some of the best vocalists in the business.