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Congress authorized on this date the formation of two cavalry and four infantry regiments to be comprised solely of African-American soldiers. These men were later dubbed “buffalo soldiers” and were often cited for bravery in battle.
Chain Opens World Largest Restaurant in London for the Summer Olympic Games
Don Thompson takes over this weekend as the first African-American CEO of the McDonald's Corp., the world's largest restaurant chain, the same week the Oak Brook, Ill.-based company showed off the world's largest eating establishment.
On Monday, McDonald's previewed its flagship Olympic Park restaurant in London for the 2012
Rapper/actor/ businessman 50 Cent may not be 100 percent after a vehicle accident, but he has been released from a hospital.
The native of Queens, N.Y., was rushed to a hospital Tuesday morning after a Mack truck rear-ended 50 Cent's sports utility vehicle, causing it to nearly flip over on the Long Island Expressway
by Frederick H. Lowe
NEW ORLEANS----The Africa Channel recently announced that it would enter a stock car in NASCAR's 2013 racing series, and Randy Fenley, a partner in the endeavor, said the announcement signals that the cable television channel is launching a driver-and racing
The majority of teenagers sentenced to die in prison are African-American Boys
By Frederick H. Lowe
The United States Supreme Court on Monday banned in most instances mandatory life sentences for children 17 years old and younger in a ruling that will affect black boys because they comprise the majority of the 70 percent of nonwhite children who were scheduled to die in prison for murders they committed when they were 13 and
Editor's Note: With Stockton, Calif. on the verge of bankruptcy, New
America Media is profiling some of the residents who have chosen to
stay in the city with the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate. This
is the first in the series, "Betting onRead more
In what many nationwide consider a groundbreaking case, Seth Williams, Philadelphia district attorney and the only African-American D.A. in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has led the nation's first successful prosecution of a senior official
It wasn't the last hurrah for Charles Rangel after all.
During New York's Democratic primary election on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Rangel captured 41 percent of the vote to win the redrawn 13th Congressional District, narrowly defeating New York State Sen. Adriano Espalliat.
SunTrust Mortgage Inc., the mortgage-lending subsidiary of SunTrust Bank, has agreed to pay $21 million to resolve a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit alleging that the firm overcharged African-American and Hispanic applicants for mortgage loans.
The Department of Justice reviewed more than 850,000 residential-mortgage-loan applications that originated from 2005 to 2009 during a 2½-year investigation
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1866 ----- Congress authorized on this date the formation of two cavalry and four infantry regiments to be comprised solely of African-American soldiers.Read more