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A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder on Monday after resigning from...
Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles. With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face of the games for much of the world. In gymnastics, no one...
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard is set to award the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal to Queen Latifah and six...

A book of Toni Morrison quotations is coming out in December."The Measure of Our Lives: A Gathering of Wisdom" will draw from her whole body of work, including celebrated novels such as "Beloved" and "Song of Solomon."The foreword is...
Michelle Obama's first project since "Becoming" is more about her readers than about herself."Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice" will be published Nov. 19 by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The new release was...
Bill Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison.The 82-year-old Cosby had challenged a California arbitration award that upheld nearly $7 million of a $9 million...

Charges will not be filed against two white ex-Detroit police officers who were fired amid an investigation into racist comments and social media posts about a traffic stop.Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Tuesday there is "insufficient evidence to...
A St. Louis newscaster who has been off the air since uttering what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr. in January is now out of a job.KTVI-TV general manager Kurt Krueger told...
Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the murder trial of a white police officer accused of shooting her black neighbor in his Dallas apartment.Amber Guyger, 31, is expected in a city courthouse Monday morning, where she will...

Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising event to help fight global homelessness.Smith and Mirren will each tell their story from different locations during the World's Big Sleep Out on Dec....
Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.The gala capped a warm day filled with shows and presentations, including...
A high school in Virginia has forfeited its upcoming football game against a rival after videos emerged of students making threats and racial slurs against their opponents.The Virginian-Pilot reports the videos show students from Poquoson High School threatening to...
Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation."In a centuries long...
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has launched a clothing line for a British charity that helps unemployed women find work.The wife of Prince Harry attended a reception at a John Lewis department store to showcase a collection of workwear...
Hard as it may be to believe, "Harriet" is the first feature film about Harriet Tubman.Kasi Lemmons' movie about the Underground Railroad leader premiered Tuesday night at the Toronto International Film Festival where festival director Cameron Bailey, introducing the...
With a network of support staff, Lisa Head and Gina Knowles, galvanized donations through their HeadKnowles Foundation to help the people of the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian.
Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn ceremonies and vows Wednesday to "never forget" 18 years after the deadliest terror attacks on American soil.A crowd of victims' relatives assembled at ground zero, where the observance began Wednesday with a moment of...
Big Sean, A$ap Ferg, Halsey and Migos rocked Rihanna's Savage X Fenty crowd Tuesday from a color-saturated stage at the Barclays Center as Normani and Laverne Cox joined an army of supermodels and dancers in a showcase of her...
A jury has awarded $11.4 million to a black couple who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Corrections.Attorney Jon Marko says Lisa Griffey was a probation officer who was racially harassed by white co-workers. She says...
It took Eddie Murphy more than a decade to get a movie made about Rudy Ray Moore. Judging by the response to the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, the wait was worth it."Dolemite Is My Name" drew...