Eight people were arrested Saturday following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.
Allison Jean, the mother of 26-year-old Botham Jean, wondered whether race was a factor when the officer shot and killed her son.
A black pastor's controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin's funeral laid bare before the world what black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of worship.
"Jesus Christ Superstar" won an Emmy Award on Sunday, meaning star John Legend joined the elite squad of EGOT winners.
Naomi Osaka's halting Japanese, her manners and her simple charm have swelled national pride in Japan.
Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced their running mates for Florida governor Thursday
Atlanta's city jail will no longer accept immigrants detained by federal officials, the mayor announced Thursday.
A former member of Bill Cosby's defense team is suing the 81-year-old comedian for more than $50,000 in unpaid legal fees.
A question about the propriety of NFL players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem helped select one of Thursday's preliminary winners in the Miss America competition.
Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections.
Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts.
Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somalia leaders are set to meet in Eritrea's capital Asmara, furthering the diplomatic thaw in the strategic Horn of Africa region.
The task of drawing new boundaries for thousands of federal and state legislative districts is still about three years away.
A judge could soon decide whether to revoke or increase the bond for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener Thursday night.
When Ayanna Pressley topped a 10-term congressman in Massachusetts , she became the latest face of a burgeoning movement of the grassroots left.
Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts.
Andrew Gillum, the man who could become Florida's first black governor on Sunday called on his opponent to refrain from name-calling and to focus on the issues.
A wave of sexual harassment complaints that accompanied the #MeToo movement is straining many of the state and local offices tasked with policing workplace discrimination of all kinds.
The separation of children from their immigrant parents along the border has drawn international attention this year, but similar separations also take place far away from the border.