Judges Order New NC Legislative Maps, Special Election

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges told the North Carolina legislature Tuesday to redraw its own districts by March 15 to replace ones the...

Bay Area Homicide of Young Black Man Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the slaying of a young Black man as a possible hate...

Some Blacks Applaud Castro Legacy of Racial Equality

DETROIT (AP) — The Fidel Castro that Sam Riddle and many other African-Americans admired was not the revolutionary dictator who plunged Cuba into economic...

3 California Mosques Receive Letters Threatening Muslims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A civil rights group has called for more police protection of mosques after several in California received letters that praised...

Trump Disavowal of White Supremacists Doesn’t Quiet Concerns

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump's disavowal this week of White supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn't quieted concerns about the movement's...

Drugs, Alcohol Not Involved in Chattanooga Bus Crash; 6th Child Dies

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A school bus driver had no drugs or alcohol in his system when he careened off a road and smashed...

How to Shop Black on Black Friday

This list is no simple collection of online stores. This one is focused on makers — African Americans entrepreneurs who have embraced the idea...

Trump’s Pick for A.G. Alarms Civil Rights Advocates

President-elect Donald Trump’s intention to nominate Republican Sen. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III to be the attorney general of the United States has set off alarm...

Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former NBA basketball player Michael Jordan, left, during a ceremony in the East Room...

Psychologists Diagnose 9/11-Type Trauma with Trump Victory

Orlando Triplett said the symptoms appeared gradually over the course of the Presidential campaign.  Sleeplessness, irritability, and occasional anxiety that made him want to...

Judges Say Wisconsin Republican Drawn Legislative Boundaries Unconstitutional

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal judges struck down Wisconsin's Republican-drawn legislative districts as unconstitutional on Monday, marking a victory for minority Democrats that could...

Trump’s Domestic Agenda: Few Pluses, Many Minuses— ‘Stay Woke’

The domestic agenda facing President-elect Donald Trump will be a hefty one, political analysts and other experts said. “It’s huge,” said Hilary Shelton, the NAACP’s...