President Obama's Morehouse commencement speech has reignited conversation regarding the idea that he might be unfairly holding black youth to a different standard. What do you think, was his speech problematic or was it necessary? Does Obama hold our ...
The massive tornado that hit Oklahoma has left dozens dead and hundreds injured and without homes. President Obama has since declared Oklahoma a major disaster area, calling the tornado "one of the most destructive storms" in American history.
In a rousing commencement speech at Morehouse College, President Obama urged the graduates to use their degrees and ambitious to give back to the community and help the less fortunate.
According to a new analysis, black voters surpassed white voter turnout for the first time ever. In spite of Republican attempts to suppress minority turnout, black voters actually voted at a higher rate than other groups, including whites.
A powerful editorial by LZ Granderson asks why American doesn't fight gang violence with the same sense of urgency with which it combats terrorism.
The Obama Administration has announced a new policy for fighting drug abuse; one that emphasizes treatment over incarceration. The plan will use public health tools to address the root causes of drug use and abuse, and divert offenders to rehabilitatio...
Since yesterday, three letters addressed to specific politicians have been intercepted after testing positive for a poisonous substance called ricin. One of them was intended for President Obama.
A new documentary - "A Complicated Affair" - explores President Obama's complex relationship with the black community, examining the widespread support and criticism he's received from African Americans
First Lady Michelle Obama visited Chicago yesterday and made an impassioned speech on gun violence, comparing herself to Hadiya Pendleton: "Hadiya Pendleton was me and I was her," Mrs. Obama said.
Michelle Obama will be visiting Chicago today to talk gun violence at Harper High School, one of many high schools deeply impacted by the city's gun violence crisis. 29 students have been shot and 8 have died in the past year alone.