President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent their prayers and best wishes Friday for the first day of this year's Kwanzaa celebration.
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.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed two bills Monday aimed at promoting job growth and the delivery of mental health services for minors.
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.
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 ...
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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 ...
Famed restauranteur B. Smith was found Wednesday in New York City, nearly a day after family members said she went missing.
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.