Trump Again Slams ‘Hamilton’; Pence Says He Wasn’t Offended

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, in the midst of choosing his Cabinet, took time out Sunday for a second day to criticize...

Spelman Grads Plan Grand Gesture for Obama’s Final Day in White House

Saying “Thank You” can be a simple, yet powerful affirmation. And, Spelman College graduates Bejidé Davis and Amanda Washington Lockett want to shower President...

Chicago Congressman Danny Davis’ Grandson Fatally Shot over Basketball Shoes

CHICAGO (AP) — A dispute over shoes led to the fatal shooting of the grandson of Illinois U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Chicago police said...

Debate over ‘Hamilton’ Speech Exposes Post-Election Cracks

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump demanded an apology from the cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" a day after an actor in...

Texas Monument to African-Americans Dedicated Amid Protests

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas unveiled a monument on Saturday recognizing the contributions of African-Americans to the state but the dedication on the State...

Nine Black Women Lead Way to the Bench in Alabama

(Updated 11/19/2016)  An unprecedented nine Black women were elected as judges in Alabama’s Jefferson County on Nov. 8. Javan Patton, Debra Bennett Winston, Shera...

Republican Control of Washington: Put Up or Lose it in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Republicans, there will be no one left to blame. As they prepare to take control of the White House and both...

Racial Issues Likely to Come Up at Sessions’ Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged...

Trump Opponents Aiming to Defeat Him at the Electoral College

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members of the Electoral College to do something...

‘Hamilton’ Member Gives Pence ‘Equality’ Earful; Trump: “Apologize!”

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the "Hamilton" cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage...

Trump’s Staff Picks Disappoint, Alarm Minority Groups

President-elect Donald Trump's choices for leadership posts threaten national unity and promise to turn back the clock on progress for racial, religious and sexual...

Trump in His Own Words: ‘Laziness is a Trait in Blacks’

To hear Donald Trump tell it, he’s the “least racist person on Earth” and doesn’t have a racist bone in his body—but then that’s...