Larkin Resigns from Grambling State University after 1 Year

Dr. Willie D. Larkin, president of Grambling State University (GSU), resigned after only one year, the Louisiana based-school announced on June 27. In February,...

Still No Arrests after Fatal Shooting at Texas Hip-Hop Dance Studio

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police still hadn't made any arrests Sunday in connection with the suspected gang-related shootings that left two people dead...

California Capitol: White Supremacist Clash with Large Opposition—7 Stabbed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At least seven people were stabbed Sunday when counter-protesters clashed with members of right-wing extremists groups that planned to hold...

Tenn. Candidate’s Billboard Promises to “Make America White Again”

An independent candidate running for Congress in Tennessee has ignited a firestorm with controversial billboards, including one that promises to “Make America White Again.” The...

Report: State Courts Face “Gavel Gap,” Lack Diversity

State courts are glaringly lacking in diversity compared to the populations they serve, according to a new report that calls the disparity the “gavel...

Ga. HBCU: Paine College in Danger of Losing Accreditation

Paine College, an HBCU in Augusta, Ga., is in danger of losing its accreditation. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which...

Michigan Attorney General Sues 2 Companies over Flint Water

FLINT, Michigan (AP) — Michigan's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday against two companies, saying they caused and exacerbated Flint's lead-tainted water crisis. Attorney General...

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Convicted in Case that Entangled Son, Wife

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In his heyday, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah flew with the president on Air Force One, doled out millions in science and education grants from...

Supreme Court Compelling New Look at Race of Jurors in 3 Convictions

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says lower courts in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi must re-examine three convictions for evidence of racial...

Police Reopen Investigation into Virginia Tech Fraternity

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Blacksburg police said they have reopened a criminal investigation into hazing allegations against Virginia Tech's first Black Greek organization after...

Matthew Campbell Set a Goal– Ends Up at MIT

Normally, elementary school students are more interested in recess than class. But, for some, like Matthew Campbell of Clarksville, Md., goals are set at...

Jail for Woman Who Tweeted Threats to Fellow Black Students

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former leader of a Black student group in New Jersey has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for...