Melanie Eversley

Celebrity couple Gabrielle Union and former Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade invited DeAndre Arnold, a Houston-area teen whose high school officials told him he wouldn't graduate if he did not cut his dreadlocks, to the Oscars.
Jorge Anderson El is on a crusade to give the venerable congressman his flowers now, rather than waiting too late
The former Philadelphia 76er says he is grateful for the recovery of a backpack he was carrying that happened to contain $500,000 in jewelry that was stolen from a Philadelphia hotel lobby
Dylann Roof is appealing his death sentence related to the 2015 fatal shooting of nine Black parishioners inside an historic Charleston, S.C., Black church.
Maybe money can't buy love, but allies of President Donald Trump may think it can buy votes from Black Americans.
A homeless man has been charged with murder and arson in connection with the death of Brooklyn philanthropist L. Antonio Litman.
A police officer in a Maryland suburb outside of Washington, D.C., is being charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a man who was handcuffed in the back seat of a cruiser.
Next month's Academy Awards gala will include a tribute to late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash Sunday at the age of 41.
An Ocala, Fla., boy is facing charges of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed his little sister with a kitchen knife while chanting "die, die, die."
The grieving girlfriend Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez believes Netflix should have been careful about exploring questions of Aaron Hernandez's sexuality without him around to respond.
After running an essay that has been criticized as boosting a sect of Jewish culture as more intelligent, the newspaper is pulling back one of its citations
The hip-hop impresario angrily blasted a lawsuit accusing him of non-consensual sexual touch and says he's the one being victimized
Unsurprisingly, in a new Gallup poll, the 44th president remains popular among Democrats while the 45th president is enjoying unwavering support among Republicans
With the death of funnyman John Witherspoon, Ice Cube is unsure of the direction of the popular film franchise and says distributor New Line Cinema has the final word
Immediately after the Georgia congressman revealed that he is battling stage IV pancreatic cancer, an outpouring of support erupted including many national and political leaders
The former president is apparently making good use of his Netflix subscription as several of his picks are streaming on the service
The bill, which credits more whites than Blacks in its observance, has met with frustration among African American state legislators
Rev. Al Sharpton and a group of Black and Jewish leaders are coming together to address the rash of anti-Semitic violence recently in the New York area
The estate of late King of Pop Michael Jackson and the Walt Disney Company have reached a settlement in a copyright lawsuit over an ABC TV special. Howard Weitzman, the main lawyer for the Jackson estate, confirmed the settlement over...
Researchers will use cadaver dogs to search MacDill AFB in Tampa, Fla., to seek out the location of an African American cemetery believed to be buried under the base