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, ...
Hundreds of Latinos who were racially profiled and detained illegally in Arizona may soon be compensated for every minute they spent in custody.
Teachers do get hurt. But what about the violence that they commit?
The U.S. Supreme Court last week ruled in favor of a Black Georgia death row inmate convicted in 1987 of murdering an elderly white woman, finding that prosecutors unlawfully excluded Black jurors in selecting an all-white jury.
Louisiana on Thursday became the first state in the nation to include law enforcement officers as a protected class under hate-crime law, treating attacks on public safety workers the same as attacks motivated by race, religion, gender identity or sexual ...
When the National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in September, Lonnie Bunch, the museum's founding director, said that it will not only tell us a great deal of information about Black folks, but "it will tell us ...