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Obamas Send Prayers, Well-Wishes for Kwanzaa

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent their prayers and best wishes Friday for the first day of this year's Kwanzaa celebration.

Families Still Wait for Justice in Unsolved Civil Rights Murders

Hundreds of loved ones of men, women and children killed in decades-old civil rights cases still yearn to have someone held accountable for the killings.

Gray Signs Jobs, Health Bills as Term Winds Down

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed two bills Monday aimed at promoting job growth and the delivery of mental health services for minors.

NYC Mayor de Blasio: No More Protests until Police Officers Buried

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday called for protests in the city to cease until after the funerals for two officers killed in an ambush this weekend, saying it time to support the victims' families.

Mothers and Fathers Unite in Grief at D.C. March

The "Justice for All" rally organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network brought a vast crowd of protestors to downtown D.C., some who vowed to make the complacent uncomfortable and others who promised to continue protesting until Congress ...

Thousands March for Justice in Nation's Capital

Based on the throng of Americans that marched for justice in several cities last weekend, including Washington, D.C., a new era has begun in the fight for equality, and youth have stepped to the front of the line.

Obama's Immigration Plan Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Judge

A federal judge declared Tuesday portions of President Obama's immigration policy as unconstitutional, issuing an opinion that the president has gone "beyond prosecutorial discretion."

Bill Cosby Sued for Defamation by Sexual Assault Accuser; D.C. Firm Handling Case

A woman claiming she was sexually assaulted by iconic television star Bill Cosby in the 1970s filed suit against him Wednesday for defamation, hiring a D.C. law firm to handle the case.

AKA Sorority Denounces Garner Indictment Decision

The nation's oldest black greek-letter sorority joined the growing chorus of critics of the Eric Garner grand jury, denouncing the decision not to indict a white police officer for the death of an unarmed black man.

NYC Police Officer Won't Be Indicted in Chokehold Death

A grand jury in New York City has declined to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in July.

CBC Rails Against Federal Assistance for Discriminatory Va. Indian Tribe

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its practice of banning interracial marriage with blacks, which the caucus slammed as discriminatory.

GOP Aide Resigns after Criticizing Obama Daughters

Elizabeth Lauten, an aide to a Republican congressman in western Tennessee who posted a Facebook rant about the appearance and actions of President Obama's daughters during the White House's annual turkey pardoning ceremony, has reportedly resigned amid the backlash for ...

Darren Wilson, Ferguson Police Officer Who Killed Michael Brown, Resigns

Darren Wilson, the white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, who shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown, has resigned from the force less than a week after a grand jury declined to indict him for the shooting, his attorney announced ...

B. Smith Found in NYC After Disappearing for 18 Hours

Famed restauranteur B. Smith was found Wednesday in New York City, nearly a day after family members said she went missing.

SWAT, Pepper Spray Deployed on Protestors at St. Louis City Hall

St. Louis City police arrested and deployed pepper spray on several people at City Hall, who were protesting against police brutality and the Ferguson grand jury decision.

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