NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z and Pharrell Williams have teamed up to release a new song about Black ambition titled “Entrepreneur."
The track will be released Friday. It is in conjunction with...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cranes and berths came to a standstill as longshoremen in ports throughout California stopped work Friday, joining thousands of Californians who marched, rallied and drove...
NEW YORK (AP) — In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different, but equally special portrait of the late Nobel...
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward will be among the speakers at a tribute to the late Toni Morrison.
The Nobel laureate's longtime publisher, Alfred A. Knopf,...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame on Saturday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey tells college graduates in Colorado small steps lead to big accomplishments.
Winfrey gave the commencement speech Sunday at Colorado College. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are being inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. They are among 10 members of the...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama civil rights museum reversed course after a public outcry and reinstated a human rights award to activist Angela Davis that it had previously rescinded, the organization announced Friday.
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute said in a statement that its board has voted to reaffirm Davis, a Birmingham native, as the recipient of the award and has invited her to personally receive it. The statement said the board has not heard if Davis will accept.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama civil rights museum is apologizing for the discord that resulted from its decision to rescind a human rights award to political activist Angela Davis.
A statement issued Monday by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute says the organization created division and compromised its good name with the move. The statement says board members accept responsibility for what happened and are sorry.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama civil rights organization withdrew a planned human rights award from political activist Angela Davis after a group that educates Alabamians about the Holocaust asked them to reconsider the honor.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Activist Angela Davis is criticizing a decision by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to rescind a planned human rights award for her as an attack against justice for all.
The 74-year-old Birmingham native said Monday that she'll return to her hometown despite the snub, only now for an alternative event.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black activists on Monday called for leadership changes and protests at an Alabama civil rights museum after it rescinded an award for political activist Angela Davis, a move the mayor said followed complaints from the Jewish community.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The latest on the decision by an Alabama civil rights museum to rescind an award to activist Angela Davis (all times local):
Black activists are protesting the decision by an Alabama civil rights museum to rescind an honor for political activist and scholar Angela Davis.
Demonstration organizers held a news conference Monday seeking the resignation of leaders of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University of Buffalo says former Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at the school as part of a distinguished speaker series.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Angela Davis is donating her papers to a library of women's history at Harvard University.
The school announced Tuesday that it received 150 cartons of material from the 74-year-old social activist and 1960s radical. The papers include letters, personal writings and unpublished speeches.
Jane Kamensky, director of the Schlesinger Library, says the collection sheds light on topics from black feminism to the prison abolition movement.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police have issued a summons to a New Hampshire woman who was struck by a car after she started walking across a street against a crosswalk signal.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Social activist and 1960s radical Angela Davis is coming to Ball State University to discuss institutional racism in the nation's prisons.
The 73-year-old academic who's known for her work on economic, racial and gender justice will speak Sept. 22 at Emens Auditorium in a free event open the public.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Longtime activist Angela Davis is speaking Tuesday at the University of Louisville.
Davis will speak during the 10th annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m. at the Brown & Williamson Club at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Seating is first-come, first-served. A book signing will follow.