Judge Again Finds Discrimination in Texas’ Voter ID Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge Monday again ruled that Republican lawmakers deliberately designed a strict voter ID law to disadvantage minorities and effectively...

Chicago Student Gets Accepted into 23 Black Colleges, Offered $300K in Scholarships

A Chicago high school student was accepted into every one of the 24 colleges she applied to, 23 of which were historically black colleges...

Shonda Rhimes Joins National Planned Parenthood Board

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes is joining the national board of Planned Parenthood. Rhimes made the announcement in an...

US Rep. Maxine Waters: Bill O’Reilly ‘Needs to Go to Jail’

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters says Fox News host Bill O'Reilly "needs to go to jail" over sexual harassment allegations. The Democratic congresswoman...

THIS IS WILKINS’ GOAL

Roger W. Wilkins, the first Black assistant attorney general, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a professor at George Mason University, died in Kensington, Md....

Cummings Looks to Take ‘Ban the Box’ National

Two of the NFL's biggest stars and an expert on police-community relations testified before the Congressional Black Caucus recently on how to address the...

Civil Rights Community Helplessly Watches Gorsuch Confirmation

The confirmation of President Donald Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee, federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, will happen. Senate Democrats, despite winning a one...

Judge Denies Request to Delay Hearing on Baltimore Police

A federal judge refused on April 5 to delay a hearing on a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department, calling the Trump...

Susan Rice Denies Using Intel to Spy on Trump Advisers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Susan Rice, the top national security adviser to former President Barack Obama, says it is "absolutely false" that she and other...

CNN Hires April Ryan as Political Contributor

NEW YORK (AP) — April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks has become one of the most visible White House correspondents since President Donald...

Survey Finds Race is Key Factor in Opinions on Trump Agenda

A new survey shows that race is a significant factor in Americans’ stance on leading White House policies. Researchers at UCLA, University of Maryland and...

Fisk University Names New President

Fisk University, the private HBCU based in Nashville, Tenn., known for the famed Jubilee Singers, has named its 16th president. After a nearly eight-month search,...