A U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down struck down North Carolina's voter identification law that required photo identification before casting ballots, ruling that the law had "racially discriminatory intent" against black residents.
Six current and former Michigan state employees were charged Friday in a widening criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis, according to a source close to the investigation.
The Muslim father of a U.S. soldier killed while serving in Iraq passionately admonished Donald Trump Thursday night for his hateful rhetoric, religious intolerance and overall disrespect of communities and cultures.
According to Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, slavery wasn't really that bad for some slaves, particularly those involved in building the White House, who "were well-fed and had decent lodgings."
In light of the recent shootings of Black men by police and the killings of police officers, many prominent Black celebrities have used their influence to call for change. This week, Charlotte Hornets owner and former NBA superstar Michael Jordan ...
Standing in a long line to purchase food at the Wells Fargo Center didn't bother Lisa Gregg-Alexander. What did trouble the retired Philadelphia police corporal she had to watch President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other high-profile speakers ...
The process of issuing permits for demonstrations should be changed because it could easily lead to discrimination against certain groups, according to a United Nations human rights expert who's extensively examined protests and how they're handled in America and elsewhere.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., whose two consciousness-raising and rules-changing presidential campaigns helped pave Barack Obama's path to the White House, addressed the Democratic National Convention tonight and enthusiastically endorsed Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the country's first ...
Political, business and community leaders will convene in Baltimore next month for the annual National Urban League Conference to confront the crisis in education, economy and police brutality facing communities in America.
The NAACP convened its 107th annual convention in Cincinnati this month, with voting rights and Black lives at the top of the agenda.
Russell Simmons is as afraid of a confrontation with police as most other black men are. However, the business and music mogul is most concerned about fixing the relationship between African-Americans and law enforcement.
Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all charges for the remaining Baltimore police officers in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray — a likely end to the high-profile case that has yet to hold anyone accountable for Gray's death.
A dishwasher at Yale University won't be prosecuted for using a broom handle to smash out a stained-glass window at the university depicting slaves carrying cotton, a New Haven, Connecticut, judge ruled Tuesday.
National civic and civil rights leaders are counting down the days to the upcoming general election with nervous anxiety over their ability to turn out significant numbers of voters to the polls on Nov. 8.
The heirs of late boxing legend Muhammad Ali have reportedly received their share of his $80 million fortune, according to an online report.