Sep 11, 2012 A new political action committee is trying to bring alumni of the nine oldest black fraternities and sororities -- known as the Divine Nine -- into the fundraising game.
Aug 10, 2012 American teens are smoking cigarettes less these days. But the number of black high school students who smoke cigars has nearly doubled in recent years.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Oct 3, 2012 High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Jul 9, 2012 The CEO and president of BET Networks discusses television programming for African Americans, and the role of the network in today's media sphere.
Jul 17, 2012 A new study shows that the jobless rate for African Americans and Hispanics isn't budging despite a modest recovery in other parts of the economy.
Apr 26, 2012 Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.
Feb 16, 2012 Black History Month events have celebrated the achievements of African-Americans since the 1920s. But February is also a time of heightened demand for black talent and expertise on the speaking circuit.
Feb 14, 2012 Maggie and John Anderson started "The Empowering Experiment" to see if they could patronize only black-owned businesses. The results were surprising.