Ariz. Governor, Obama Meet on Immigration Law

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R.) met with President Obama privately on June 3, but both sides said no substantial developments came from the sit-down. Much...

Talk Show Host Glenn Beck Mocks Obama’s Daughter, Apologizes

Fox News personality and conservative talk show host Glenn Beck has apologized for mocking Malia Obama in a pretend conversation on his radio show....

Supreme Court Scales Back Miranda Rights

Supreme Court conservatives on June 1 approved tighter limits on the Miranda rights for criminal suspects for the third time in the court’s current...

Remembering Thurgood: Segregate or Integrate, but Educate at all Costs

This is the final portion of a two-part series from the AFRO’s Road to Brown (2004) chronicling Thurgood Marshall’s quest to integrate Baltimore schools....

Davis Defeated

Artur Davis’ calculated decision to alienate Alabama’s African-American establishment added up to a crushing loss June 1, when he was defeated by Agriculture Commissioner...

Rhode Island Immigration Reform Bill Shot Down

A bill similar to Arizona’s controversial recent immigration law was killed in the Rhode Island House of Representatives on May 25. Democratic State Rep. Peter...

Obama to Send More Troops to U.S.-Mexico Border

President Obama will send 1,200 National Guard troops to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, and will request $500 million for border protection and law enforcement,...

Feds: Alleged Jamaican Druglord to Surrender in New York

An alleged drug lord targeted in a Jamaican government raid which kicked off urban warfare in that nation’s capital may be ready to surrender...

Black-White Marriages Drastically Increase Over Last Three Decades

While the trend of interracial marriages between Whites and American-born Asians, and Whites and Hispanics has slowed over the years, Blacks are more likely...

Segregate or Integrate, but Educate at all Costs

In Part I: With the Murray appeal still pending, Marshall and Houston were engaged in two very important Maryland battles simultaneously, the equal pay...

Ex-Detroit Mayor Jailed For Probation Violation

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to up to five years in prison on May 25 for violating terms of his probation, The...

Farewell, Facebook

Since the latest changes to its privacy controls, Facebook has faced serious criticism from industry watchers and users. Among the site’s biggest critics are Canadian-based...