Events Commemorate Civil Rights Icon Fannie Lou Hamer’s 100th Birthday

(Updated 10/6/2017) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi-born civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer is being commemorated Friday on what would have been her 100th...

Are White Shooters Called ‘Lone Wolves,’ by Default?

When Stephen Craig Paddock - a White American - was identified as the gunman who rained bullets on multitudes at a Las Vegas concert,...

Federal Judge Intends to Dismiss 2nd Suit Against Black Lives Matter

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge says he intends to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders...

Did Las Vegas Gunman Target Other Music Festivals?

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the days and months before he mowed down concertgoers from his high-rise hotel suite, gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms...

Las Vegas: One We Lost

Off-duty Las Vegas police officer and youth football coach Charleston Hartfield was among those killed during the Las Vegas massacre, two of his friends...

Keith Seeks Inclusion in Select Group of Black Vets in Congress

Pam Keith is seeking to make history in Florida by becoming one of the few Black female veterans to win a seat in the...

White Domestic Terrorism is Not New in US

The mass slaughter of American citizens in Las Vegas is the latest account of White domestic terrorism in a country that has struggled with...

Exhibit Explores Minnesota University’s Past Discrimination

PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An exhibit at the University of Minnesota has uncovered an uncomfortable past. "A Campus Divided" is a collection of documents that...

Ona Judge: The Slave Who Ran Away from George Washington

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Stepping off a boat in a New Hampshire port in 1796, 22-year-old Ona Judge was on the run from the...

Brother: Las Vegas Gunman was Wealthy Real-Estate Investor

MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a...

O.J. Simpson Released from Prison

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist...

University of Alabama Celebrates Desegregation Pioneer

The same southern university that refused to let Autherine Lucy Foster enroll in the 1950s because she is Black has now honored her plight...