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Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.

President Obama and The First Lady gracefully cover the October issue of Essence Magazine for a farewell issue, set to hit newsstands on September 9.

Williams is set on claiming her 23rd title in a major tournament, and looks to accomplish a record setting seventh U.S. Open title

Brazilian law enforcement authorities charged Ryan Lochte and teammate Jimmy Feigen on Thursday with reporting a false crime. The Olympians initially reported that they were robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning after a night of partying. Authorities could not verify the swimmers’ timeline of events and later discovered the men vandalized a local gas station. Prosecutors must decide whether they will […]

A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

Tennis star Serena Williams has been eliminated from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

President Obama made history on Wednesday by issuing the largest amount of commutations the nation has ever seen in a single day. He commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates, many of whom were behind bars for low-level drug offenses. President Obama used these commutations as an avenue to directly combat lengthy minimum sentences. Some […]

Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]

According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]

A poll conducted by Monmouth University showed that more Blacks are concerned with access to economic opportunity than civil rights.

Scores of protesters walked 6 miles to spread awareness about police misconduct and the negative impact it has on our nation.

Bremer Trust, the administrator of his estate, filed court documents in Carver County, Minnesota, claiming that 13 people have failed to establish a close connection to Prince.