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Four women attack a female server after an incorrect order was delivered to them. The 25-year-old server was pushed, punched, had her hair pulled and a drink thrown in her face at a Red Lobster in Fairview Heights in St. Louis on December 30th. The incident was captured on video and authorities are still searching […]

After more than 30 years of restless waiting and a $29 million renovation project, the illustrious Howard Theatre is back in action. Monday, the streets of D.C. experienced an outpouring of laughter, cheers, and jubilation as people crowded to watch the ribbon cutting to reopen the historical landmark. Supporters including comedian/activist Dick Gregory to Mayor […]

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — If Trayvon Martin’s family sues over his death, they might not target George Zimmerman but instead the homeowners association of the neighborhood where the shooting happened and Zimmerman lived. That’s because if Zimmerman’s claim that he shot the unarmed 17-year-old in self-defense is upheld by prosecutors, a judge or a jury, […]

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — After Mr. Gay Ethiopia entered the Mr. Gay World contest, his father cut off all communications. Mr. Gay Zimbabwe withdrew, fearing the publicity was making life difficult for his mother. But Mr. Gay Namibia’s family accompanied him to the airport for a warm send-off when he left for the competition, which culminated […]

Men of the cloth all over the U.S. sacrifice each day for their congregations, putting in thousands of hours of personal time mentoring the young, praying for the sick and caring for the less fortunate. Last winter, Chicago pastor Rev. Cory Brooks of New Beginnings church took his commitment to his church to the next […]

Can’t a brother talk about judges or the Supreme Court? Apparently not if he’s President of the United States. President Barack Obama caused a firestorm last week when he said that he didn’t expect the Supreme Court to strike down the health care law because it “would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning law […]

Black Tulsans were reportedly breathing more easily late Sunday, after police charged a pair of white suspects with randomly murdering three black men in the African American community and shooting two more. Those arrests have perhaps brought a measure of hope for justice to African-Americans nationwide. Many, if not most, have been on edge since […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday forcefully rejected Republican accusations that his foreign policy is timid and amounts to a policy of “appeasement.” “Ask Osama bin Laden and the 22 out of 30 top al-Qaida leaders who have been taken off the field whether I engage in appeasement. Or whoever is left out […]

These 10 iconic pictures underscore Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s brave determination to pave the way for each of us to enjoy a freer existence than he did.