LeRoy Frasier, Helped Desegregate UNC University, Dies at 80

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — LeRoy Frasier, who along with his brother and another high school student was among the first African-American undergraduate students to...

California Pot: Smoke ‘Em (or Eat ‘Em) if You Can Get ‘Em

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It wasn't exactly reefer madness Monday as California launched the first legal sales of recreational marijuana, but those who could...

Brother-in-law of Martin Luther King Jr. Dies in Atlanta at 83

ATLANTA (AP) — The brother-in-law of Martin Luther King Jr. and a founding member of The Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change...

Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner Dies at 27

NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner has died after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack. The...

Alabama: Democrat Jones Officially Declared Winner over Roy Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones' historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the...

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Greg Allman, grunge...

Obama to Prince Harry: Leaders Must Use Care on Social Media

LONDON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday that people in leadership roles must be careful in...

Singer Joy Villa Files Sex Assault Complaint against Corey Lewandowski, Former Trump Aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — A singer and potential congressional candidate says she has filed a sexual assault complaint against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager...

NAACP Gathers Opinions on Meridian Schools’ Court Orders

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights group is gathering opinions about long-running court orders for a Mississippi school district. Local news outlets report the...

Slow Death: Is the Trauma of Police Violence Killing Black Women?

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (December 26, 2017) (THE CONVERSATION) Diamond Reynolds’ live...

Rev Jackson Says He Manages Parkinson’s with Daily Therapy

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said he's relying on daily physical therapy, medication and prayer to manage Parkinson's disease, but he showed...

Daughter of Eric Garner, Hospitalized in Critical Condition

NEW YORK (AP) — The oldest daughter of a New York City man killed by a police chokehold has been hospitalized in critical condition...