O.J. Simpson to focus on 'friends, family and golf,' live in gated community after release

The last leg of O.J. Simpson's odyssey to freedom will cut through one of the grayest, most desolate stretches of America. Signposts suggest it will end at one of the country's most affluent green enclaves.

The US Virgin Islands are struggling to recover from the storms, too

Do Re Mi Daycare on St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands has been serving students for 20 years.

Exclusive: Fake Black activist accounts linked to Russian government

A social media campaign calling itself "Blacktivist" and linked to the Russian government used both Facebook and Twitter in an apparent attempt to amplify racial tensions during the U.S. presidential election, two sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN. ...

NAACP New Jersey State Conference 2017 convention set for Oct. 5-8 in Parsippany

The New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP is set to hold its 2017 convention at the Hilton Parsippany Hotel Oct. 5 through Oct. 8 in Parsippany, N.J.

SCOTUS stays execution of Georgia death row inmate amid claims of racial bias

The US Supreme Court issued a stay of execution Tuesday night for a Georgia death row inmate who argued that a racist juror voted to put him to death because he is black.

March for Black Women DC bound

Continuing the ripple effect of protests that have rocked the country over the past week, thousands of Black women will hit the streets of Washington, D.C. this weekend for the March for Black Women.

Boy beaten with hammer, killed while protecting little sister from sex abuse

An 8-year-old California boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother's ex-boyfriend, according to KTXL.

Questions of racial bias surround Black man's imminent execution

The state of Georgia is set to carry out its second execution of the year on Tuesday, when it plans to put to death Keith Tharpe, who was sentenced in 1991 for murdering his sister-in-law.

'Hidden Figures’ author joins NASA in honoring Katherine Johnson

NASA Langley has named a building in honor of Katherine Johnson, one of the inspirations behind the novel and film “Hidden Figures.”

The former FBI director spoke at Howard University. It did not go well.

Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address.

Protests erupt in St. Louis in aftermath of police shooting verdict

St. Louis is yet again the epicenter in the nation for protests and demonstrations in the wake of another white police officer being acquitted in the killing of a Black man.

St. Louis protest police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.

Man charged in Baton Rouge killings

A 23-year-old Louisiana man was charged with murder Tuesday after police matched his DNA to shell casings found at the scene of a pair of homicides, authorities said.

Tensions in St. Louis: How did we get here?

Since white ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, demonstrators have taken to the streets every night. Largely peaceful in the daytime and sometimes turning ...

Protesters back in St. Louis streets after night of violence

Protesters angry over the acquittal of ex-police officer Jason Stockley, a white cop on trial for murder in the shooting death of a black man, were back in the streets of downtown St. Louis early Monday after demonstrations the previous ...