Millions of Americans live with the possibility that, at any moment, their wages or the cash in their bank accounts could be seized over an old debt.
North Carolina's new transgender bathroom law violates the Civil Rights Act, the Department of Justice said Wednesday in a letter to Gov. Pat McCrory.
Every winter, more than 3.5 billion people are homeless in the U. S., according to the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty.
African-American workers are 5.3 percent less likely than similar white workers to have access to flexible days off and 7.2 percent less likely to have flexible work hours.
Sybrina Fulton is on a mission of sorts — and she says speaking to other women who have also experienced the unfathomable loss of a child due to senseless violence helps her manage the pain.
Residents of a community near Ferguson — site of 2014's police-involved shooting death of teenager Michael Brown — have complained for years about lung troubles caused by toxic fumes tied to radioactive waste linked to the atomic bombs that flattened ...
Willie Williams, the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, died in his Atlanta home on April 27 after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 72.
The inexperienced volunteer deputy who fatally shot an unarmed Black man in Oklahoma in April 2015 has been convicted of second-degree manslaughter.
Georgetown University Women of Color presented its inaugural BRAVE Summit on Saturday, celebrating Black women through discussion on happiness, struggles and spirituality at the Healey Family Student Center in northwest D.C.
Case after case finds law enforcement officials taking people's belongings and never returning them.
The city of Cleveland will pay Tamir Rice's family $6 million in a wrongful death suit following the boy's shooting death in 2014. The settlement, which was announced Monday morning, will be paid out in two separate sums of $3 ...
Tens of thousands of high-income Americans live in low-income housing, according to a federal audit.
Equal Pay Day is a date that symbolizes the amount of time it takes women's pay to catch up with men's pay from the year prior. Women had to work up until April 12 just to earn what a man ...
Three officials have been charged for their involvement in the Flint water crisis, including for tampering with evidence, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Wednesday.
Former GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson sounded off about Harriet Tubman being the newest face of the $20 bill, suggesting that she instead be honored on a bill that's worth less.