African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.
Gizmodo reports the United States incarcerates more of its own citizens than any country in the world. In fact, a disturbing new study from Cornell University reveals 45% of all Americans have a family..
According to Huffington Post, on Friday NASA officially renamed a West Virginia facility in honor of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician whose work for NASA in the 1960s inspired the..
Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday...
Mack Buckley posted a video online of the moment a Delaware state trooper pulled a gun on him for speeding. Buckley who is African American wrote on the Facebook post that he was 'illegally detained,..
According to Newser, Chicago police released two Nigerian brothers on Friday, without pressing any charges. They were arrested on suspicion of attacking Empire actor, Jussie Smollett. Smollett, who is..
According to a report by Reuters, this week, senior executives from General Motors met with Ohio's two senators and other lawmakers on Capital Hill after African American employees sued the automaker..
U.S. Senator Cory Booker announced on Friday that he would seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election, injecting more youthful energy to the expanding Democratic field...
Democratic senator, Kamala Harris, announced her run for 2020 presidential run on Martin Luther King Jr. day at her former college—Howard University. And according to Politico, she's sparking off her..
A cutting-edge clinical trial made a breakthrough in its effort to cure sickle cell anemia. The painful genetic disease affects about 100,000 Americans every year, mostly African Americans. On "60.. CBS News - Published