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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.

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.

Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter stabbed to death

E'Dena Hines, the step-grandaughter of actor Morgan Freeman, was stabbed to death early Sunday, allegedly by her boyfriend.

Julian Bond, civil rights leader and former NAACP chairman, dies at 75

Julian Bond, a lifelong civil rights leader and former board chairman of the NAACP, has died. He was 75.

Jeb Bush town hall ends with 'Black Lives Matter' chants

Jeb Bush's town hall in North Las Vegas on Wednesday ended abruptly after the Republican presidential candidate answered a question about racial inequality, and Black Lives Matter advocates began chanting as he made his exit.

It may be a circus, but you need to watch it

I may be making an assumption here, but based on the letters I have received since I began writing this column, I believe most of my readers identify with the Democratic Party when it comes to politics.

Synthetic marijuana: The new crack?

Politicians are cracking down on the underground sale of synthetic marijuana to prevent the widely used drug from crippling the city the way the crack epidemic did in the 1980s and 90s.

First GOP debate shows party is on fast track to Lose-ville

Loseville, USA! That’s exactly where the robotic bunch of GOP presidential hopefuls is heading—and fast.

Dear Attorney General Loretta Lynch,

For centuries, Black women in America have been raped, beaten, jailed and killed, with minimal or no federal response.

Mumia’s hepatitis C and lawsuit

During his long and debilitating incarceration, Mumia Abu-Jamal has learned a lot about the penal institution and the reforms necessary to improve the system.

Michael Brown anniversary marked by protests

“Mike Brown didn’t start a movement, he just unified and galvanized this movement,” KaLisa Moore of the People’s Power Assemblies told an amped up crowd in downtown Brooklyn Sunday, Aug. 9.

Mumia’s hepatitis C and lawsuit

During his long and debilitating incarceration, Mumia Abu-Jamal has learned a lot about the penal institution and the reforms necessary to improve the system.

New recording: King's first 'I have a dream' speech found at high school

Little else stirred the American soul in the 20th century like four short words cried out across the National Mall in Washington on August 28, 1963 -- "I have a dream."

Another tense night in Ferguson

A day of civil disobedience that saw several arrests in Ferguson ended Monday with some protesters throwing rocks and bottles at police.

Ferguson one year later: Will changes last?

A look at Ferguson, Missouri one year after the police shooting of Michael Brown.