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The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has released a new poll on Black voter enthusiasm with just five days left until Election Day.

The 'Walking While Black' incident near a construction site in Edina, Minnesota, was captured on videotape.

While Hillary Clinton was riding high after the first debate, Donald Trump pointed fingers for his lackluster performance.

Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.

There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]

The Chicago Police Department is embroiled in what appears to be another cover-up in connection with the shooting of yet another African-American man. Chicago cops shot and killed Paul O’Neal after chasing the suspected car thief as he attempted to flee. Police body camera footage captured during the incident shows O’Neal driving a stolen vehicle erratically past […]

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Despite authorities' claims that filtered water is safe for human consumption, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says that some homes' faucets do not fit the filters, and therefore bottled water is still needed for many.

The family of 15-year-old Dajerria Becton plans to pursue a civil lawsuit against former McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt for slamming her to the ground during a pool party. A grand jury decided last week not to indict Casebolt, saying there was not enough evidence of criminal wrongdoing, despite the video showing the former officer […]

Gun violence in the city of Chicago reached a 21-year high in the month of May.

Astaggering number of youth spend a considerable amount of time indoors watching TV, chatting on their phones, texting, or playing video games. Though these activities may be enjoyable, many can adversely impact the overall health of our youth. So to help kids get outside, the founders of Urban American Outdoors TV created the Urban Kids Fishing […]

A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department's code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.