Complaint: Black Students Punished More Harshly than Whites

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal complaint accuses public schools in Virginia's capital city of more frequently and more harshly punishing Black students and...

Feds: Charleston Racist Church Shooting Suspect ‘Self-Radicalized’ Pre-Attack

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A White man charged with the shooting deaths of nine Black churchgoers in Charleston "self-radicalized" in the months before the...

Racism and talk of religious war: Trump staff’s online posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens,...

Voting Rights Restored Again for 13K Felons in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A defiant Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons who...

Obama Returns from Summer Vacation with Eye on Busy Fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama returned from vacation Sunday, ready for a busy fall season and more battles with Congress over Zika funding,...

Trump to Black Voters: ‘What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?’

DIMONDALE, Michigan (AP) — Republican Donald Trump again made a direct appeal to Black voters Friday night, urging them to abandon the Democratic Party...

Driven out: Housing Crisis Looms in Flood-Stricken Louisiana

With an estimated 40,000 homes damaged by deadly flooding, Louisiana could be looking at its biggest housing crunch since the miserable, bumbling aftermath of...

Driving While Black: Stories from the Frontlines

In the wake of the recent Department of Justice report which said the Baltimore Police Department routinely violated the constitutional rights of African Americans...

AFRO: Olympics 1936

Adolf Hitler, German dictator, showed the white flag of Nordic prejudice Monday when he declined to welcome and shake hands with Cornelius Johnson, first...

Obama Keeps Unusually Late Hours on Vineyard Vacation

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama did something unusual during his summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard: He went out on the town four...

Man at Center of School Desegregation Lawsuit Dies at 75

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Harry Briggs Jr., who as a young boy was at the center of a lawsuit that culminated with the U.S....

Racist Hate Speech in U.S. Middle, High Schools Increases

Hate speech in the nation’s middle and high schools has decreased, overall, though that is not true for insults related to race and other...