Philadelphia

During the month of September, the Barnes Foundation is taking a closer look at the impressionist movement.

Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.

William Toney's last calls and texts were on November 19 to some of his female friends. After that, everything, his cell phone and his social media, went blank.

Black riders are more likely to receive cancellations or have a longer wait times compared to White riders, according to a new study.

They were men and women of strength and courage who pressed through slavery to build the nation’s house. Yes, the slaves built that. Mrs. Obama said, “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves. I watch my daughters, two beautiful intelligent young black women play with their dogs on the […]

The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.

After this weekend's festival, the famous group made the major announcement that the Roots Picnic will be expanding to New York City.

It was a nostalgic weekend for Will Smith, who attended the 9th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air pal DJ Jazzy Jeff.

NewsOne decided to take a trip back in time to explore what happened the day America bombed its own people.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

He found a concrete spot on Sesame Street as Mr. Handford, who ran Hooper's Store on the show from 1990 to 1998. Fans took to Twitter to offer condolences to the beloved actor.

Over the course of this year, Baltimore has been at the forefront of a national conversation about police brutality. The city has found itself back in the headlines again, but this time around, it’s related to a national eviction crisis. A new study released by the Public Justice Center, titled Justice Diverted: How Renters Are […]