Some young voters are opting to sit out this year's presidential election because they think neither candidate is credible — a prospect Democratic operatives say is cause for concern.
Baltimore police routinely violated the constitutional rights of residents by conducting unlawful stops and using excessive force, according to a Justice Department report released Wednesday.
Two days after Kenneth Walker, a New York town's only Black firefighter, received a racially charged and threatening letter, his apartment where he lived with his wife and two children was set on fire and destroyed.
Video footage was released Friday of the shooting death of Paul O'Neal, an 18-year-old unarmed Black man, by a Chicago police officer on July 28.
Home-sharing network Airbnb is partnering with three civic-participation organizations, including the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), for an online voting drive targeting young millennials of color in commemoration of the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.
Whether it has been a gathering of 300 in front of the Triple S convenience store, small groups of 50 meeting at area churches, nearly 400 at city hall, dozens painting signs at Louisiana State University, or a thousand marching ...
A study updated this week concluded that of 50 United States police departments with body cam policies, none of them are effectively and appropriately implementing these policies.
The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Thursday a proposed motion to stay the court's earlier decision to eliminate a voter ID law that disproportionately prevented minorities from voting.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Secretary of Education John King were among the prominent political and law enforcement officials and activists that talked police relations in black and Hispanic communities Thursday morning during a joint convention of minority journalists ...
The 87th convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens provided a glimpse into how the powerful can reach the community if they engage the minority press — particularly Hispanic newspapers where more and more residents respect, honor and ...
A group of Black Baptist preachers who trace the origins of their organization back to 1961 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will convene in New Orleans for their annual gathering where voting rights will dominate the agenda.
There was a conspicuous divide between DNC attendees ripping and running throughout downtown Philadelphia and the natives who experience the hardships of daily life in the city.
Recent court rulings in five separate states have overturned portions of voting laws the courts determined specifically restricted voting rights among minorities.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down struck down North Carolina's voter identification law that required photo identification before casting ballots, ruling that the law had "racially discriminatory intent" against black residents.
Six current and former Michigan state employees were charged Friday in a widening criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis, according to a source close to the investigation.