Confederate Leaders’ Descendants Want Monuments Pulled Down

A handful of descendants of Confederate Civil War leaders Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Jefferson Davis are siding with those who believe monuments to their...

Can’t See the Solar Eclipse? Tune in Online or On TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging,...

CEOs Finally Begin to Distance Themselves from Trump

Following the recent violent White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. and President Donald Trump’s toxic response, multiple members resigned from the American Manufacturing Council....

New York Life Aims to Bridge Wealth Gap in Black Community

  The New York Life insurance company recently hosted a panel discussion on bridging the racial wealth gap in Washington, D.C. New York Life agents were...

THE BOARD OF BISHOPS THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH

The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Washington, DC...

The Latest: Trump Disbands Manufacturing Council

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House...

Military Leaders Speak Out Against Racism, Extremism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the four major U.S. military services have spoken out against racism and extremism after last weekend's violence in Charlottesville,...

Obama’s Post-Charlottesville Message Most-Liked Tweet Ever

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says President Barack Obama's tweet in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has taken the...

Trump’s Defense of Statues Echoes Right-Wing Rhetoric

President Donald Trump's seemingly unscripted defense of Confederate statues during a press conference Tuesday echoed some right-wing talking points — and rhetoric from the...

Deadly Rally Accelerates Removal of Confederate Statues

In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck...

Trump Under Pressure Explicitly Denounces White Supremacists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under relentless pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned "repugnant" hate groups and declared that "racism is evil" in...

Black Exec Resigns from President’s Council, Guess How Trump Responds

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at the CEO of the nation's third-largest pharmaceutical company after he resigned from a federal...