At least 3 dead in Amtrak derailment in Washington state, official says

At least three people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state, DuPont Fire Chief Larry Creekmore said Monday night.

National gun rights bill could be public threat

Fallout continues over Congress’ passage of House Bill 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act.

DACA fate hangs in the balance for another week

With the government shutdown set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. this Saturday, Congress passed a short-term spending deal last Thursday.

Black Women’s Roundtable salutes trailblazer Tarana Burke, founder of the ‘Me Too’ movement, and others

The Black Women’s Roundtable salutes and congratulates its colleague and partner, Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement, and others who were recognized by Time magazine as the “Silence Breakers” and collectively are the Time magazine Person of the ...

Racism in the workplace and the whitewashing of the #MeToo movement

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) was the first member of the Congressional Black Caucus to leave his job after the “MeToo” hashtag galvanized women to speak up about sexual misconduct, harassment and more.

Family of bullied white child with alleged racist ties gets nearly $60K while family of Black child who committed suicide gets less

Ten-year-old Ashawnty Davis of Colorado, who is Black, and 10-year-old Keaton Jones Tennessee, who is white, are both victims of bullying.

Attorney Spotlight: Corporate Transactional Lawyer and Litigator Johnathon Hardaway

Johnathon P. Hardaway III is one of the country’s best attorneys and sports agentsNearly one dozen Fortune 500 companies and twenty-three professional athletes have one thing in common.

#JusticeForCyntoiaBrown: Supporters rally for release of sex trafficking victim

A global movement that includes celebrities and hundreds of supporters are calling for the release of sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown in Nashville, Tenn. Brown was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man who raped and abused her.

10-year-old kills herself after alleged bullying incident caught on camera

A mother and father in Colorado say their 10-year-old daughter took her own life because of a video of a fight with an alleged bully.

Farrakhan tells Trump it’s time to repent for America’s sins

Nation of Islam national representative. the Hon. Minister Louis Farrakhan, 84, held a news conference Nov. 16 at the historic Watergate Hotel, where he directed a message to President Donald Trump.

Net neutrality’s deathbed? Activists and officials vow to fight internet inequality

Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai unveiled plans to repeal net neutrality rules, scoring a victory for telecommunications companies and internet providers.

Women of color are fastest-growing group of business owners

According to the most recent figures contained in the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, the number of women-owned firms increased by 45 percent last year—a rate five times the national average.

US ending permits that allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live, work in the country

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation.

Rev. Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

The Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis caught many by surprise, but those who know him said they’re confident that he’ll overcome the life-threatening challenge before him.

Rev. Jesse Jackson's letter to supporters about his Parkinson's disease diagnosis

The full letter Rev. Jesse Jackson wrote to supporters about his Parkinson's disease diagnosis.