Bill O’Reilly: Slaves that Built White House were ‘Well-Fed’

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly says the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the...

Hair Cuttery Share-A-Haircut Program: Gives Youth Free Haircuts

Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, will be donating back-to-school haircuts to children from August 1-15....

Slaves Built the White House, Say Obama and Historians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama declared at the Democratic National Convention that the White House she and President Barack Obama have lived...

Energized White Supremacists Cheer Trump’s Convention Message

CLEVELAND (AP) — They don't like to be called White supremacists. The well-dressed men who gathered in Cleveland's Ritz-Carlton bar after Donald Trump's speech accepting...

Texas Voter ID Law Declared “Discriminatory” by Federal Court

Voting rights activists are claiming a partial victory in a federal appeals court’s ruling this week that declares Texas’ voter identification law—which many have...

Several S.C. First Responders Lose Jobs over Black Lives Matter Posts on Social Media

Several South Carolina firefighters and emergency workers are out of a job due to controversial social media posts and comments about protesters of police...

Report: States’ Prison Spending Far Outweighs Investment in Education

Spending by state and local governments on correctional facilities has far outpaced that on education, increasing at triple the rate of funding for public...

Black Vendors Profit from Trump Campaign Merchandise

CLEVELAND -- Shy Drayton, 21, said she will follow Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump throughout the remainder of his campaign. Drayton, however, is not a...

Black Republicans Struggle to Stand by Trump

CLEVELAND –  Public relations expert Deana Bass came out of the closet in college. Many of her friends at Ohio University, where she was...

Philadelphia Readies for DNC after Quiet Cleveland Protests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now...

Fruitless Search for Consensus after Trump Speech

A look at the 2016 Republican National Convention through a media lens: A diverse media speaking to a divided nation found something it could agree...

Why Black Men Fear That Any Police Encounter Could Go Awry

Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't...