Georgia Town to Honor Graves of More Than 1,100 Blacks

Discriminated against in life, they were forgotten by their community in death, buried in unmarked graves in the back of the Alta Vista Cemetery...

World Health Organization Chief Now ‘Rethinking’ Mugabe ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ Post

GENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of...

Baltimore Chief Circuit Ct. Judge Alfred Nance Facing Expulsion

Judge Alfred Nance, chief judge of the Circuit Court of Maryland for Baltimore, is facing expulsion from the judiciary for alleged unprofessional conduct during...

AP FACT CHECK: Kelly Distorts, Trump Continues to Lie About Congresswoman Wilson’s Actions

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief of staff distorted the facts when he accused a "selfish" Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson of...

Rare Jackie Robinson Rookie Jersey up for Auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago could be available for...

White Nationalist Spencer Drowned Out by Protesters at University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Counter demonstrators greatly outnumbered White nationalist Richard Spencer's supporters on Thursday at the University of Florida, their chants drowning Spencer...

Column: Delay Accepting Racism Complaints Damages English Football Association

LONDON (AP) — Claims of institutional racism dismissed as "fluff" by the chairman. A player believing she was being blackmailed into silence. And a...

325-Pound Woman Charged with Killing Girl by Sitting on Her

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green...

Well Stated

Sloane Stephens Tops Madison Keys in US Open Final for 1st Grand Slam Title

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens dominated a shaky Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final and won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to earn...

Comedian, Civil Rights Icon Dick Gregory Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread...

Black Community Mourns Passing of Journalist and Civil Rights Icon George E. Curry

(Updated 8/24/2016) George E. Curry was an unabashed advocate of truth--ensuring it even in the most basic word choice, punctuation, spelling--and was courageous in...