Racism Could Cost Obama Votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first Black president, an Associated Press...

Black Turnout Expected to Remain High in Coming Election

When Americans go to the polls on Nov. 6, support for President Obama will remain virtually unchanged among Black voters, some experts predict. “I think...

Md. Rep Cummings Challenges Group Planning to Intimidate Minority Voters on Election Day

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings has demanded that a group planning to challenge voter access to the polls on Election Day provide him with...

Man Opens Fire at Creflo Dollar’s Church

A church volunteer was shot and killed at World Changers Church International on Oct. 24. Investigators suspect 52-year-old Floyd Palmer of Riverdale, who, they said, entered...

Creflo Dollar Church Shooting Suspect in Custody

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A volunteer leading a prayer service at a Georgia megachurch was shot and killed Wednesday morning, and a former...

Checkmate

The 2012 presidential debate series ended Oct.22 in a clash that veered from foreign policy and war to the U.S. economy and jobs as...

KNOCKOUT!

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney began the three-week sprint to Election Day with a testy debate Oct. 16 over domestic issues raised...

It’s Resolved: A Black Woman Will Be Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that Bernette Johnson will be the court's next chief justice, resolving a legal dispute...

Supreme Ct. Defeats Republican Attempt to Block Ohio Early Voting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with Democrats on Tuesday in refusing to block a decision over disputed early voting days in...

Mervyn Dymally, Former California Congressman Dies at 86

Mervyn Dymally, former California lieutenant governor and U.S. congressman who is often credited with breaking down color barriers and opening doors for minorities in...

Cummings Seeks GOP Support to Restore Embassy Security Funds

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) Oct. 10 asked Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to cross party lines and join him in calling for supplemental funding bill...

Important Ed. Affirmative Action Case Argued Before Supt. Court

Oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court began Oct. 10 over a higher education admissions lawsuit that could lead to a high court ruling...