Ohio attorney Andrea Burton filed a federal lawsuit on Aug. 18 against Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich, his colleague Judge Elizabeth Kobly and the city. Milich sentenced Burton to five days in the Mahoning County Jail because she refused ...
Conservative media outlets, a Louisiana candidate for Senate and others have slammed President Barack Obama after his administration instructed the state not to discriminate when assisting Louisianans impacted by the recent flooding.
Top black global executives recently gave a $1 million gift to the nation's newest institution, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The Department of Justice announced Thursday it will phase out its contracts with private prisons to "ensure that inmates are in the safest facilities and receiving the best rehabilitative services," Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates said in a statement.
As many as 600,000 registered voters in the state of Texas will now be able to cast their vote in November without any barriers.
Astronaut. Warrior. Superman. Savior. If the posters and buttons made for Barack Obama's historic first run could speak, he was all of those things — and more.
This week marks the two-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by former police officer Darren Wilson, who resigned from his position but was not charged. Twenty-four months, periods of unrest and a Justice Department investigation later, the ...
Early Sunday morning, Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas, a 20-year-old black man, was fatally shot while attending a house party near the home of self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman Chad Copley in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Ivanka Trump, who has positioned herself as a champion for the rights of working mothers, has her label's clothes made by workers who receive no paid maternity leave.
Rev. William Barber II hasn't always held the national spotlight, but once he got it at the DNC convention, he made the most of it.
Blacks have traditionally given their vote to Democrats, but candidates would be wise not to take the Black vote for granted.
The National Urban League, which kicked off its annual conference Aug. 3 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine may have helped set the tone at the annual conference of the National Urban League, which was held last week in Baltimore.
Some young voters are opting to sit out this year's presidential election because they think neither candidate is credible — a prospect Democratic operatives say is cause for concern.
Baltimore police routinely violated the constitutional rights of residents by conducting unlawful stops and using excessive force, according to a Justice Department report released Wednesday.