AMANDA EDWARDS VIA GETTY IMAGES Activist and author Grace Lee Boggs has died at the age 100. Boggs died Monday morning, a spokeswoman for the…


Greg Carr associate professor and chair of African-American Studies at Howard University, Lisa Page, acting Director of Creative Writing at George Washington University, Armstrong Williams and educator Johnnetta B.…

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The flags of the US, Ohio and City of Cleveland shall be flown at half-staff to honor legacy of Arnold…

A local activist who usually speaks out on crime is taking on Cleveland’s Rapid Transit Authority (RTA). James Avery tells 19 Action News he’s furious because his 15-year-old grandson in a wheelchair couldn’t get on a city bus. Avery says the driver told him the bus didn’t have a working wheelchair ramp, and the teen […]

Bill Cosby on his book “I Didn’t Ask To Be Born: But I’m Glad I Was”. He reveals that the book cover was made by his daughter Erica. Bill Cosby has had some of the most successful family shows on television. The Fat Albert show and The Cosby show were both dedicated to the well-being […]

Tonex has transformed. From his life as a minister and ex-fornicator/who else knows what, back to an even more flamboyant sort. His new hobby is a pop/soul recording activist with the new name “Diesel.” He was a Gospel guy, giving the Christian community what they wanted, but he just couldn’t resist his calling. In 2009 […]

The NAACP mourns the loss of actress and activist Jane White, the daughter of the late civil rights leader and NAACP Secretary Walter White.  Jane White passed away July 24th, 2011 at the age of 88. “Jane White was an esteemed member of our NAACP family who was an active supporter and participant in many […]

  Myanmar activist Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest Saturday to a throng of thousands of supporters trying to reach out and shake her hand. “I’m very happy to see you all again,” she told the crowd gathered near her home in Yangon. Witnesses and police said she had been released. Her […]

Civil rights activist Dorothy Height, 98, remained in “very serious, but stable condition” Saturday, her friend and spokeswoman said. A flurry of rumors about Height’s death appeared Saturday on the Internet, particularly on the social networking site Twitter, where her name was a trending topic. Wikipedia also briefly reported Height’s death. Height remains hospitalized, according […]