A rather obscure legal dispute before the International Trade Commission has direct ramifications for President Obama's goal of ensuring that the most vulnerable Americans are not deprived of the tools for advancement that the Internet provides.
Julian Bond, immediate past board chairman of the NAACP, a founding member and communications director of the SNCC and co-founder of the SPLC, died Saturday night at the age of 75.
It was March 7, 1965, and the beaten, bloodied and often jailed but still resilient leaders of the civil rights movement had reached a crossroads. Something needed to be done and fast.
A march to observe the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, turned into another police-involved shooting and a disruption of peace as some threw rocks and bottles at police officers who exchanged gunfire and wounded ...
Democratic Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah has spoken out against the corruption charges that have been levied against him.
The Honorable Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije recently presented his proposed post-2015 development agenda, dubbed "Sustainable Development Goals," at the Vatican.
It's been one year since the murder of Michael Brown galvanized the Ferguson, Mo., community and forced the nation to face the horrors of police violence. And as the activist slogan asserts, the ensuing protests have become a movement, not ...
A young man is in "critical, unstable" condition in a St. Louis hospital after going down in gunfire from four St. Louis County plainclothes detectives after he opened fire on them first after 11:10 p.m. on Sunday, St. Louis County ...
A Los Angeles judge has ordered Bill Cosby to give a deposition in a lawsuit by a woman who says she was molested at 15 by the comedian at the Playboy Mansion more than four decades ago.
The District Department of the Environment has announced a commitment to invest up to $6 million in bringing renewable energy access and community solar projects to low-income households in the District.
Millions of Americans throughout the country participated Tuesday in the 32nd annual National Night Out event.
Amid the bustling streets of Washington, D.C., in the midst of Monday morning traffic, a growing body of protesters could be heard for blocks.
The movement that began in a bungalow is traveling nearly 900 miles to the home of Dr. King's "Dream."
A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down Texas' voter ID law, which it says violates the Voting Rights Act.
The firing of a black police chief on Maryland's Eastern Shore has split a small town, with citizens calling for his reinstatement while town officials defend their decision to let him go.