Obama Grants Clemency to Hundreds More Inmates– Mostly Nonviolent Drug Offenders

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than...

Springsteen Cover Band Won’t Play at a Washington Gala Before Trump Inauguration

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Bruce Springsteen cover band has changed its tune about performing at a Washington gala the day before Republican Donald...

Trump, in Flap with Civil Rights Icon, Meets with MLK’s Son

NEW YORK (AP) — Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader...

King Day Highlights Transition from Obama to Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition...

Parties, Protests to Take over DC for Trump’s Inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the...

Rev. Al Sharpton Hosts the “We Shall Not Be Moved” March on Washington

Thousands of people, varying in race and creed, recently faced the bitter cold to march in the Nation's Capitol for equal justice, civil rights...

Mayor, Celebs Due at NY Pre-Inauguration Trump Demonstration

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Rev. Al Sharpton and celebrities including Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore and Rosie Perez...

AP Interview: Lynch Says US Must Hold Police Accountable

BALTIMORE (AP) — As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom. As...

Jennifer Holliday Backs Out of Trump Inauguration Gig

Broadway star Jennifer Holliday has backed out as a performer at next week's presidential inaugural, saying she did not realize that her participation would...

Trump Unleashes Twitter Attack against John Lewis, Civil Rights Legend

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory,...

National Action Network March on Washington

Thousands are expected to descend on Washington D.C. Jan. 14 to march along the National Mall — an age-old tradition since the 1960s —...

Study Finds Kids ‘Catch’ Biases from Adult Nonverbal Signals

New research from psychologists at the University of Washington (UW) suggest children can learn biases from adults’ nonverbal cues, such as tone of voice...