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Another Black Man Targeted, Tasered and Beaten by Police

All eyes across the nation have been on the city of Baytown, Texas, ever since an unarmed Black woman, 44-year-old Pamela Turner, was shot to death on video by Baytown Police Officer Juan Delacruz

Historians retrace first Africans in America

Four hundred years ago on Aug. 20, 1619, the English warship White Lion docked at Port Comfort (now Fort Monroe), Virginia.

Three Day Event Planned to Commemorate First African Landing in Virginia

In August 1619, more than 20 Africans landed at Old Point Comfort, the present-day Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va., and were forced into labor as slaves.

Community responds to mass shootings

Reports state that people in the U.S. are more likely to be killed by a gun shooting than residents in any other country.

America’s Domestic Terrorism

This past weekend’s cowardly shooting sprees in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio—which resulted in the deaths of 31 people and the serious wounding of approximately four dozen more—once again casts a spotlight on the murderous violence which permeates throughout ...

Jesse Jackson slams 'dangerous' Trump rhetoric

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has condemned recent outbursts by President Donald Trump targeting lawmakers of color and inner cities as “dangerous, divisive and diversionary” and says he believes they are fueling white nationalist extremism.

2 mass shootings in less than 24 hours shock US

It took just 30 seconds in Ohio and zero bullets in Texas for officers to stop two mass shooters this weekend, but not before 29 people were killed and about 50 injured in less than 24 hours.

Emmett Till continues to haunt America

It has been 64 years since the nation was rocked by the tragedy of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black boy from Chicago who was brutally murdered while visiting his relatives in Money, Miss.

The debate: Williamson whips the wonks

If the political pundits and commentators are right, the author Marianne Williamson, with her New Age advocacy, was the shining star of the Tuesday evening debate from Detroit.

R. Kelly judge to decide on order protecting evidence

A federal judge overseeing singer R. Kelly's child-pornography case in Chicago is set to rule on how tightly he should restrict access to and mentions of the evidence.

Americans largely do not want Blacks to obtain cash reparations

The majority of Americans are not in favor of the Black community getting cash reparations, according to the results of a new poll.

Baltimore-area district pushes back against Trump comments

As Latoya Peoples painted a mural with high school-age students Monday in Baltimore, she was determined not to let President Donald Trump's recent tweets about the city "sink in too much."

Gunman kills three, including a 6-year-old boy; injures 11 others at Gilroy Garlic Fest in California

The rock band TinMan was playing its last song for a crowd of a couple hundred people at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday evening.

NAACP hosts 110th National Convention in Detroit, calls for Trump’s impeachment

The NAACP focused on the upcoming 2020 presidential election, criminal justice, health care and called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at its 110th National Convention in Detroit this week.

Philadelphia fires 13 officers for racist Facebook posts

Police officers in Philadelphia and St. Louis are paying a heavy price for their acts of racism.