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NAACP Legal Defense Fund turns 70

Civil rights leaders, members of Congress and activists joined the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in its 70th Anniversary celebration at a reception and book signing at the in the nation’s capitol.

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Black Press enters pact to capture shopping habits, spending power of Black America

Over 200 black newspaper publishers gathered at Chicago’s Drake Hotel for several days of robust conversations on the future of the National Newspaper Publishers Association.

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Reggae star gets 10 years on drug charge

Grammy-winning reggae singer Buju Banton has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to set up a cocaine deal. 

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Diddy settles suits nightclub shooting

More than a decade after Sean “Diddy” Combs’ legal woes surfaced after a shooting at a New York nightclub, the hip-hop mogul has settled all civil actions filed against him. 

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Oprah gets busy re-inventing the Oprah Winfrey Network

What do champions do when they discover that things are not going as planned or hoped? They regroup and come out fighting. Oprah Winfrey is just that kind of champion. 

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