Tulsa officer Betty Shelby booked, released on bond

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby was booked at the local county jail early Friday morning and released shortly after on $50,000 bond.

Tulsa police shooting investigated by Justice Department

An unarmed black man walks on a Tulsa, Oklahoma, road with his hands in the air. Police officers follow closely behind him as he approaches his vehicle. He stands beside the car, then falls to the ground after one officer ...

Wage gap between Blacks and whites is worst in nearly 40 years

The wage gap between blacks and whites is the worst it's been in nearly four decades, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.

Ohio officer kills robbery suspect, 13, who had BB gun, police say

A police officer shot and killed a 13-year-old robbery suspect in Ohio's capital after the boy, who is black, pulled a BB gun out of his waistband, police said.

Protests stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

When Colin Kaepernick refused to honor the American national anthem, the “Star Spangled Banner,” he may not have been aware that his protest was consistent with one now raging in North Dakota.

Sandra Bland's family settles for $1.9M in wrongful death suit

Sandra Bland's family has reached a $1.9 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit, the family's attorney said Thursday.

First African-American, woman to lead Library of Congress sworn in

The nation's most notable library has a new head librarian.

Zimmerman testifies in trial of man accused of shooting at him

George Zimmerman took the stand Tuesday afternoon in the trial of a man accused of shooting at him during a road-rage incident last year in Lake Mary.

Gazebo where Tamir Rice was killed to be dismantled

The Cleveland gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was killed by police will be removed Wednesday, nearly two years after his death, authorities say.

9/11 anniversary: America remembers lives lost on one of its darkest days

Bells will toll and tears will flow as the nation marks a dark day in sorrowful yet hopeful ceremonies.

Supreme Court order allows straight ticket voting in Michigan

The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for straight ticket voting to continue in Michigan.

VIDEO: Black Navy sailor sits for anthem in solidarity with Kaepernick

A US Navy sailor who posted a video of herself sitting in protest during the national anthem at a Florida military base could face punishment after her post went viral this week.

‘Broadband matters!’ says Clayton Banks

Clayton Banks, the founder and co-executive producer of Silicon Harlem, is almost as everywhere as the internet.

49ers Colin Kaepernick puts his millions where his mouth is

Taking a page out of the very same book that has eternally etched the anti-establishment protests of legendary socially conscious athletes Muhammad Ali, John Carlos, Tommie Smith, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf and Craig Hodges, just to mention a few, Colin Kaepernick has ...

Path to Mumia’s freedom

A new legal action filed by Mumia Abu-Jamal in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas Aug. 7, 2016, provides a path in the courts to overturn Mumia’s conviction and win his freedom.