Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand by Not Standing for the National Anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is exercising his constitutional right to protest. However, during the most recent preseason game against the Green Bay...

Kerry Washington: ‘Two Pregnancies Have Been Very Different’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes didn't know that star Kerry Washington had another baby on the way when a less-is-more plan...

Man Faces 2 Capital Murder Charges in Mississippi Nun Deaths

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community...

Smithsonian Offering Free Timed-Entry Passes To Visit the New National Museum of African American...

The dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, on the National Mall. Following the...

Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles Welcomed Home to Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio...

Black Community Mourns Passing of Journalist and Civil Rights Icon George E. Curry

(Updated 8/24/2016) George E. Curry was an unabashed advocate of truth--ensuring it even in the most basic word choice, punctuation, spelling--and was courageous in...

Rio Throws Final Party to Say Goodbye to 2016 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil and the world bid farewell Sunday to the first Olympic Games in South America, a 16-day spectacle that...

Anchor Leg: Bolt Gets Gold No. 9 with Another Runaway Win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt kneeled down and gave the track one final kiss, then flattened his hand, reached down and slapped...

Move over Bolt, Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson Already Has an Olympic Double

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Under the massive wings of Usain Bolt, Jamaica keeps producing sprinters of stunning quality. Elaine Thompson is the latest. After completing...