Obasi Shaw is the first Harvard student to submit a rap album as a senior thesis. He was awarded a grade of summa cum laude minus for the project.
A racial epithet was spray-painted on the gate LeBron James' home in Los Angeles. The NBA star says it shows "racism will always be a part of the world."
Chance's embrace of the label is notable in light of other Christian rappers who have tried desperately over the years to distance themselves from the classification.
Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin recently compared the racial taunts he received in college at Harvard to the ones has gotten in the NBA.
When the horses enter the gate for the 143rd Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska and France. None will be African-American.
Many Americans say they own a Bible and have a positive view of it, but not many make a habit of reading it, a new LifeWay Research study has found.
Deborah Lacks' late mother, Henrietta, had posthumously and unwittingly contributed to some of the most important medical research of the 20th century.
The future of Fox News host Bill O'Reilly appears increasingly uncertain amid growing signs that the embattled TV star is losing support from his bosses.
Dr. Willie Parker, a 54-year-old African-American Christian traveling abortion provider in the Deep South, responds to critics who question his faith.
"We Belong," the debut album by Reach Records' Gawvi, is the kind of feel-good soundtrack we need to counter the divisive rhetoric of our times.