Farmer Fights to Leave Estate to Next Gen

John Wesley Boyd, Jr., lives off the land raising cows and growing soybeans and corn on 400 acres he owns in rural Baskerville, Virginia. He...

Democrats Shout as Speaker Gavels in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House Democrats' protest demanding a vote on gun control legislation (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Democrats chanted and shouted over...

My Brother’s Keeper Looks to Live on After Obama

President Obama has seven months left in office. One of the leaders of one of his key initiatives is hard at work ensuring the...

Voter Suppression is a Threat to 2016 Elections, Activists Say

American voters will cast their ballots in the 2016 presidential elections on Nov. 8. However, voting rights activists, voters, and analysts fear the U.S....

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Switch to Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

(Updated 6/22/2016)) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could...

Prosecutor: ‘Mississippi Burning’ Civil Rights Case Closed

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One day short of the 52nd anniversary of three civil rights workers' disappearance during Mississippi's "Freedom Summer," state and federal...

Statement by the President on the Observance of Juneteenth

Just outside the Oval Office hangs a painting depicting the night of December 31, 1862. In it, African-American men, women, and children crowd around...

Study Compares Different Shopping Patterns Between Trump and Clinton Supporters

It seems supporters of presumptive presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not only divided by their ideology but also by their shopping...

Associated Black Charities’ Black and White Gala Honors Fighters for Racial Equality

The Associated Black Charities honored several individuals and organizations for their roles in the fight for racial parity and inclusion at their annual Black...

Democrats to Give Trump ‘Rude Awakening’ in Summer Onslaught

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donald Trump's unconventional campaign is about to feel the heat of political organization. Hillary Clinton and her Democratic allies have invested...

Defense Rests in Freddie Gray Trial of Baltimore Police Officer

BALTIMORE (AP) — The defense rested Friday in the trial of a Baltimore police officer charged with murder in the death of a Black...

1 Year after Church Shooting, Much is the Same in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The names of Confederate generals still adorn street signs in Charleston's public housing projects, and a heroic waterfront statue dedicated...