Valerie Jarrett

Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago for the first time as ex-president on Wednesday, mapping plans and raising money for his Obama Presidential Center.

The report highlights the progress that has been made in regards to creating opportunities for women and girls of color.

An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.

Banning the box on college applications, "ensures that every young person has a shot," Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

Today President Barack Obama put his pen where his values are and commuted the sentences of 22 incarcerated Americans, more than doubling the number of…

Since 1940, the United States Postal Service has paid homage to the countless achievements made by African-American men and women through stamps that immortalize those individuals who had…