Media Coverage Highlights of GOP’s First Night

A look at the 2016 Republican National Convention through a media lens: The good vibes from Melania Trump's speech to the GOP delegates lasted about...

Pro- and Anti-Trump Forces Hold Dueling Rallies in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — With police on edge in this summer of bloodshed, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters and foes held dueling rallies a half-mile...

Sheriff’s Office Reports: 3 Officers Dead in Baton Rouge Shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff's office spokeswoman...

Police Say More than 1 Officer Shot in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say that several officers have been shot in Baton Rouge while on duty. The shooting happened early...

Cleveland, A Fractured City, an Apt Place for GOP Convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump's effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in a city...

‘#AllLivesDidntMatter’ Shuts Down Black Lives Matter Detractors

A new social media hashtag that counters the at best, naïve and at worst, racist intentions of the phrase “All Lives Matter” has exploded...

National NAACP Convention in Cincinnati to Focus on Voting Rights

The NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, will host its 107th national convention from July 16 to July 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The...

HBCU Digest to Hold 6th Annual HBCU Awards

HBCU Digest, a publication focused on historically Black colleges, will be holding its sixth annual HBCU Awards Ceremony on July 15 in Washington, D.C....

White House HBCU Initiative Director, Ivory Toldson, Resigns

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities now has a new leader at its helm. Ivory A. Toldson, who was named executive director...

ACLU, Other Groups Sue Police over Baton Rouge Protests

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Civil rights groups and activists sued Baton Rouge law enforcement agencies over their treatment of protesters rallying against the...

Concerns over Violence as Protesters Head to Cleveland for Republican Convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Donald Trump seeks to unify the fractured GOP around his presidential candidacy, protest groups will gather outside the Republican...

Senate Confirms Hayden to be Librarian of Congress

The Senate has confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore’s library system to be the next Librarian of Congress. She is the first woman and...