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Gary Keys, a force in documentary films, dies at 81

Gary Keys, the producer, writer and director who brought history and a lively perspective to his many popular documentaries on Count Basie and Duke Ellington, died Aug. 9 in Manhattan.

Virginia shooting suspect claimed he was victim of racial discrimination

Two TV journalists in Virginia were killed Wednesday morning when a gunman shot them during a live interview in the middle of a morning broadcast.

Blacks still devastated by hurricane aftermath

An advisory from the White House Tuesday indicated that President Barack Obama will be in New Orleans Thursday for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that devastated the region.

Who was Vester Flanagan/Bryce Williams?

The man who police say killed two journalists during a live broadcast Wednesday was no stranger to WDBJ-TV. He was Bryce Williams, a former reporter for the Roanoke, Virginia, station until he was fired two years ago.

Virginia TV reporter, photographer killed in shooting during live interview

The latest in the WDBJ-TV shooting.

Amelia Boynton Robinson, civil rights matriarch, dies at 104

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a matriarch of the civil rights movement immortalized in a photograph taken on Bloody Sunday, has died.

Wine tour apologizes for kicking 'boisterous' book club off train

The top executive of Napa Valley Wine Train apologized to members of a book club who said they were humiliated when staff booted them from the luxury rail car for disturbing passengers with their laughter.

Back to school: What kids are most anxious about is ...

What are kids most worried about when going back to school?

Cornel West endorses 'brother' Bernie Sanders

Civil rights activist and philosopher Cornel West on Monday endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president.

Ferguson judge withdraws all arrest warrants before 2015

The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday announced sweeping changes to the city's court system, including an order to withdraw all arrest warrants issued in that city before December 31, 2014.

It’s a new year, get a tuneup

Get a health Check-Up.

Brook Stephenson, emerging author, dead at 41

Many of Brook Stephenson’s countless friends learned too late of the gathering in his name Thursday at McNally Jackson Bookstore in lower Manhattan.

Marcus Garvey: ‘Up you mighty race!’

Monday, Aug. 17 is the 128th anniversary of the physical birth of pan-African icon Marcus Mosiah Garvey, and to commemorate that occasion the 75th annual Black Power March departs from the park in Central Harlem that bears his name.

Elease Wiggins teaches how to say ‘Farewell to Welfare’

Wiggins teaches single parents how to escape Welfare

Touro student wins minority student scholarship

Diana Rivers, a third-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, has won the 2015 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship, awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

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