An estimated 10,000 people filled the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest Washington, D.C. over five days to hear vital issues facing African Americans and other minorities at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference.
Before the public comment period on the 2020 census closed Tuesday, civil rights organizations continued to amplify the clarion call to Americans to denounce the inclusion of a “citizenship question” on the final census form
Crystle Galloway, a 30-year old mother who had recently given birth, died after four paramedics refused to give her proper treatment. The victi
An Austin company decided Tuesday against publicly releasing digital blueprints for making guns with 3D printers in light of legal challenges from multiple states.
The U.S. Department of Justice has once again reopened the infamous Emmett Till case. The 1955 murder case was a major turning point in the Civil Rights Movement and one of the most notorious murders in United States history.
Temecula, California, is a location that families relocate to, attracted by a better school district in a ‘safer’ neighborhood. The city earned a reputation for being the “second safest city in America.” Yet, Temecula is the location where police fatally ...
Dayonn Davis, 18, has been charged with robbery for allegedly stealing a pair of sneakers three years ago.
A videotape of a May 4 arrest showed 22-year-old Anthony Wall of Fayetteville by a Warsaw police officer outside of a Warsaw Waffle House.
Alabama’s capital-city newspaper has published an apology for its “shameful” coverage of mob violence against African Americans, delivering the message on the same day that the first memorial to America’s lynching victims opened a half mile away.
Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job.
Missouri has the highest rate of Black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10.
The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. called on Congress April 10 to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings.
A Black 14-year-old male who was lost in a Detroit suburban neighborhood trying to get to school was shot at by a White man after knocking on his door to ask directions, prosecutors said Friday, citing home security video and ...
The NAACP is spearheading a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Census Bureau and President Donald Trump, saying the federal government is unprepared for the 2020 Census, which will lead to a massive undercounting of African Americans.
Fifty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as little as 1 in 10 African Americans think the United States has achieved all or most of the goals of the Civil Rights Movement, according to a new ...