The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race was upheld Thursday by the Supreme Court in a 4-3 vote.
Caesar Goodson Jr., the Baltimore Police van driver charged with second-degree murder in the Freddie Gray case, was acquitted of all charges Thursday by a Circuit Court judge after a two-week trial.
Longtime Congressman Chaka Fattah, a Hillary Clinton superdelegate, has been found guilty on corruption charges related to a racketeering conspiracy in which he and four of his colleagues misappropriated thousands of dollars from federal, campaign and charitable sources.
NJ Transit recently settled a $3.65 million racial-discrimination lawsuit with seven former African-American employees, who cited racial insults from supervisors as the cause for legal action.
Donald Trump on Sunday called racial profiling of Muslims "common sense" as a strategy to prevent violence in America — although his proposed policies would prove ineffective, experts say.
Donations for the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture continue to roll in as officials prepare for a star-studded opening on Sept. 24.
A year after nine black parishioners were gunned down during bible study inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, the victims were remembered Friday during a memorial service at a nearby arena.
The body of a 2-year-old boy dragged off by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel in Florida was found Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
Many willing to give blood in the wake of Sunday's shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, are being turned away because of decades-old federal restrictions on donors from the LGBT community.
The deadly shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, this weekend has cast a pall over the LGBT community, including in D.C. as the region's annual Capital Pride Festival wraps Sunday.
A popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, became a scene of terror when a "well-organized and well-prepared" gunman opened fire with an assault rifle early Sunday morning, killing at least 50 people and injuring dozens others — the worst mass ...
Dylann Roof, who is accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015, has reportedly requested a bench trial.
Michael Dunn, the Florida man who was convicted of murdering 17-year-old Jordan Davis at a Jacksonville gas station in November 2012, is seeking to have his convictions and life sentence overturned, the Florida Times-Union reported.
Caesar Goodson Jr., the police van driver facing charges that include second-degree murder in the Freddie Gray case, will have his day in court Thursday.
A 20-year-old Stanford swimmer's six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated woman last year has much of the country up in arms — including a black former high school football player wrongly convicted of rape as a teen, ...