Move-in Weekend at UVA: Solidarity and Solace for Students of Color

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Siena Hart and her family spent the weekend unpacking five carloads of clothing, school supplies and dorm necessities at the University...

Cosby Hires Michael Jackson’s Lawyer for Sex Assault Retrial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual-assault charges in Pennsylvania. Cosby's spokesman...

Schools in Eclipse’s Path Seize on Ready-Made Science Lesson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A fourth-grade class at a suburban Kansas City school erupted in wonder when they tried on their solar eclipse...

Jared Kushner’s Firm Seeks Arrest of Maryland Tenants to Collect Debt

The real estate company owned by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald Trump, has been the most aggressive in Maryland in using a...

Controversial Conservative Steve Bannon Resigns from White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving. Trump accepted Bannon's resignation on Friday, ending...

Citing Trump Remarks, Entire President’s Arts Council Quits

NEW YORK (AP) — Another presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up. Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and the entire membership of the...

The Story Behind the Viral Photo of the Officer and the KKK

The officer stands calmly as a group of white supremacists act out behind him. One man’s outstretched right arm signals a Nazi salute. Another...

Author Margo Shetterly Highlights Importance of the Black Press at AFRO Gala

In her keynote address at the AFRO-American Newspapers’ 125th anniversary gala on Aug. 12, author Margot Shetterly highlighted the Black press’ contributions to society,...

White Supremacists Facing Difficulty Hiding Online After Charlottesville

Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen, and other White supremacists are facing long-lasting consequences for their participation in the Aug. 12 Unite the Right White nationalist...

Confederate Leaders’ Descendants Want Monuments Pulled Down

A handful of descendants of Confederate Civil War leaders Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Jefferson Davis are siding with those who believe monuments to their...

Can’t See the Solar Eclipse? Tune in Online or On TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging,...

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists after Charlottesville

NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for...