A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

Two people were killed in Ellicott City flooding that washed up Main Street, destroying businesses and over 170 vehicles...

Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the conditions on the ground and the latest developments in the deadly historic Houston flooding.

Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are drenching the state with tons of rain. It’s been just over a week since Hurricane Irene hit the state and Maryland cannot get a break. The ground is saturated, power outages are being reported, rivers and streams are overflowing are roads closures are many. If you are out and […]

FROM USAToday.com: Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International remained closed to flights through noon CT today after a deluge of rain left some of the airport’s runways under standing water. More than a half foot of rain fell in the Milwaukee area on Thursday, causing widespread flooding throughout the city.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rescuers feared even more bodies would emerge as muddy flood waters ebb from torrential weekend rains that swamped Nashville, much of Tennessee and two neighboring states, leaving at least 29 dead.