Milton Pitts Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained the Tuskegee Airmen – the first African Americans to fly combat airplanes in World War II – has died in Georgia. He was 96.
The mayor of Minneapolis on Monday asked for a federal civil rights investigation into the weekend shooting of a Black man by a police officer during an apparent struggle.
Paris, the city of lights, is currently illuminated by flickering candles, along with flowers and other items – memorials at the various sites where three hours of carnage by allegedly Jihad
Years before the high-profile deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized by violence or harassment from law enforcement, a new report says.
They roost everywhere in his hometown – on neighbors’ houses, in the trees, in front yards – lured by the putrid smell of 65 acres of rotting garbage. It’s getting unbearable, he said.
It’s not just Black men having difficult relations with police. Black women are having a tough time, too.
Defending the Black Lives Matter movement, Oct. 22, President Barack Obama said the protests are giving voice to a problem happening only in African American communities, and that “we, as a society, particularly given our history, have to take this ...
An integrated group of at least 200 students and faculty members rallied Friday at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, urging the Ole Miss administration to stop flying the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen says the Department of Justice is monitoring the state investigation into the fatal shooting of a Black teenager by a White police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis.
Since I have to teach on Saturdays at the City College of New York it was not possible for me to attend the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in the nation’s capital. I doubt if I would have ...
The leader of the Nation of Islam on Saturday told a crowd of approximately 1 million people to become more active in solving their own problems instead of relying on others.
Bill Murrain, a lawyer from Conyers, Georgia, traveled to the National Mall for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and stood side-by-side with three generations of Black males: his sons, son-in-laws and five grandsons.
A federal pilot program aimed at improving ties between law enforcement and communities, and curbing racial bias is moving ahead in Gary, one of six U.S. cities taking part in the initiative.
Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to change California’s definition of racial profiling and require local law enforcement agencies to collect demographic data on the people they stop, his office announced Saturday.
Black women were murdered at more than double the rate of White women in 2012 and almost all [92 percent] of these women knew their assailant, according to a report titled, When Men Murder Women by the Violence Policy Center.