Mike Ditka: ‘There Has Been No Oppression in the Last 100 Years’

Maybe it was his ignorance on the struggles Blacks have endured throughout time? Maybe he thought he was only talking about the NFL? Or,...

Clinton ‘Appalled,’ Obamas ‘Disgusted’ by Weinstein Reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she was "shocked and appalled" by the revelations about disgraced movie titan Harvey Weinstein, while former President...

Last Kerner Commission Member Haunted, Hopeful on Race in US

CORRALES, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 50 years after the Kerner Commission studied the causes of deadly riots in America's cities, its last surviving member...

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches Black Youth Vote “Stop the Hate” Campaign

(Washington, DC) – Today, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), in partnership with the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, launches the Black Youth Vote!...

Debates, Protests Increase over Universities’ Slavery Ties

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The national debate over removing Confederate symbols from U.S. college campuses is spurring wider questions about university benefactors whose...

AP-NORC Poll: Overwhelming Majority Says Trump is One Horrible President

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald...

‘I, Thurgood Marshall, Do Swear… To Do Equal Right’

Fifty years ago Thurgood Marshall was sworn as a Supreme Court justice, making him the first African American to hold such a distinction. The...

Russia’s Facebook Propaganda Targeted Blacks During Uprising

Long before the death of Freddie Gray, community leaders like Jamye Wooten and the Rev. Heber Brown III in Baltimore were pushing for social...

New Wave of Protest Leaders Emerged in St. Louis after Ferguson

LOUIS (AP) — Young people thrust into activism by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson are leading a new wave of...

Are White Shooters Called ‘Lone Wolves,’ by Default?

When Stephen Craig Paddock - a White American - was identified as the gunman who rained bullets on multitudes at a Las Vegas concert,...

Federal Judge Intends to Dismiss 2nd Suit Against Black Lives Matter

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge says he intends to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders...

Did Las Vegas Gunman Target Other Music Festivals?

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the days and months before he mowed down concertgoers from his high-rise hotel suite, gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms...