The next Missouri? Ithaca College students stage walkout

Emboldened by recent upheavals at the University of Missouri, hundreds of Ithaca College students staged a walkout Wednesday to demand the resignation of President Tom Rochon, who they claim has not responded adequately to incidents of racism on campus.

A salute to Black veterans

From the time of the American Revolution until the present, African-Americans have contributed to every war and major conflict that the U.S. military has had

University of Missouri campus protests: 'This is just a beginning'

This morning, students will head to classes as they have always done. The football team will take to the field to prep for their game against Brigham Young University next weekend.

South side Chicago community in shock over killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee

People in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood have become used to the shootings that plagued much of Chicago's south side for decades.

Mizzou highlights ‘Soul Food’ brunch and ‘Soul Train’ show on website amid racial media firestorm

As the saga at the University of Missouri continues with the resignation of its president over racial issues on the campus, the school is doing everything it can polish its image.

University of Missouri president steps down amid race row

Several University of Missouri organizations, including the football team and the student association, saw their demand met Monday when university system President Tim Wolfe announced he was stepping down amid a controversy over race relations at the school's main campus.

Chicago Police: 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was targeted in gang shooting

A 9-year-old boy shot and killed in a Chicago alley on Monday was the intended target of a gang-related shooting, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Thursday.

President Obama speaks on criminal justice reform in Newark

President Barack Obama traveled to Newark, N.J., this week to highlight the re-entry process of formerly incarcerated individuals.

National Black Church Initiative calls for $25 million to combat police brutality

The National Black Church Initiative is calling for the creation of a $25 million fund to help combat police brutality in the African-American community.

US boots on the ground in Syria

President Barack Obama announced last week that U.S. troops were on their way to Syria.

Nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee shot to death in Chicago alley

A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed Monday in Chicago, and police say it isn’t clear whether the child was targeted or was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Enough is enough, let’s get real about guns in America

It seems like each week there is a new tragedy that reaches communities all across the U.S.

9-year-old shot to death in Chicago alley

A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed Monday in Chicago and police say it isn't clear whether the child was targeted or was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Jury and racial bias debate comes to the Supreme Court

Several Supreme Court justices appeared sympathetic on Monday to claims from a death row inmate that new racially-charged evidence indicating prosecutors...

White House, Chris Christie fight over criminal justice reforms

The White House and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took turns lambasting each others' records on criminal justice Monday, as President Barack Obama traveled to Christie's state to promote new initiatives to rehabilitate former prison inmates.