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'Hamilton' Actor: 'Nothing to Apologize For' in Pence Message

Donald Trump will have to keep waiting for an apology from the cast of "Hamilton."

Attempt to Reduce Inmate Call Rates Fails

Once again, a Federal Communications Commission attempt to lower the price inmates pay for phone calls has been blocked in court.

Tickets for African-American Museum Still Tough to Get

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture's plans to increase the limited number of walk-up tickets that are available each morning are now on hold for the foreseeable future, according to a museum spokeswoman.

Muslims Ponder Next Step After Trump Win, Hateful Rhetoric

Racist, white supremacist and hate groups have reportedly been emboldened by Donald Trump's victory in last week's presidential election, and while Trump hasn't stated whether he plans to keep his campaign promises to block some Muslims entering the U.S. and ...

Latinos Fear Trump's America

Members of Episcopal Church of Our Savior, a predominately Latino church in Silver Spring, Maryland, were greeted Sunday with a racist message mentioning President-elect Donald Trump.

U.S. Reels from Post-Election Chaos

Protests that have erupted all over the country and an online petition calling for the electorate to change its vote and elect Democrat Hillary Clinton have caused more angst for African-Americans and other minorities who are directly threatened by a ...

W.Va. Officials Under Fire for 'Ape' Comment about Michelle Obama

A petition calling for the termination of two West Virginia officials has been launched after one referred to first lady Michelle Obama as an "ape in heels."

White Supremacist To Serve in Top White House Role

The man considered by many to be a de facto leader of the white supremacist alt-right movement is now the second-most powerful man in the White House.

Gwen Ifill: Informed and Inspired a Nation

Gwen Ifill, the award-winning "PBS NewsHour" anchor and one of the nation's most prominent black journalists, died Monday after a monthslong battle with cancer. She was 61.

Virginia Resident, Ex-Offender Voted for the First Time on Nov. 8

On the cold crisp morning of Nov. 8, 2016, Terry Garrett made her own personal history.

Video Shows High School Students Holding Trump Sign, ‘White Power’ Heard in Audio

Eibreha Drayden is a 15-year-old ninth-grader studying dental assisting at York County School of Technology located in York, Pennsylvania. She shared on her Facebook page a video of white male classmates walking the hallways carrying a President-elect Donald Trump sign ...

Many Blacks Still Wondering What Happened

Donald Trump's stunning victory over Hillary Clinton to win the presidency has left African-Americans stunned and many resigned to four years of uneasiness at best, torture at worst.

Local Service Members Honored Ahead of Veterans Day

Local war veterans were honored Sunday during a prayer breakfast at the Springfield Baptist Church in Northwest to commemorate Veterans Day on Nov. 11 and to mark the start of the D.C. chapter of the National Association of Black American ...

NAACP Stance on Charter Schools Rankles Parents, Educators

In an unexpected turn of events, the NAACP recently approved an internal resolution calling for the end of expansion of all charter schools across the nation until said schools meet new criteria set forth by the organization.

Syrian Refugees Find Homes in Md., Va.

Even as President-elect Donald Trump once promised to ban or severely restraining immigration from Muslim countries, Virginia and Maryland have begun blending Syrian refugees into their communities.