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Milwaukee shooting: Curfew imposed in hopes of restoring calm

After a tumultuous weekend mired in protests and violence, many Milwaukee residents hoped for calm.

Wisconsin sheriff blames 'tribal behavior' for Milwaukee violence

Unapologetic and blunt, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has won legions of supporters on the right with his frequent commentary that slams Black Lives Matter and other liberal groups.

Milwaukee's deep history of racial tensions

When city alderman Khalif Rainey called Milwaukee "the worst place to live for African Americans," it wasn't just hyperbole.

Clinton promises to repair Voting Rights Act

Of all the words Hillary Clinton has voiced in this turbulent election season, none are more on point and meaningful as her comments regarding the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Moving our money to Black banks

In the wake of a wave of brutal police murders of Black men and women, political activists across the United States have raised the protest and mobilization stakes to the economic level. In New York City, a “run on the ...

'Neighborhood watch' member kills 20-year-old outside home

A North Carolina man who said he was a neighborhood watch member fatally shot a 20-year-old from inside his garage before telling a 911 dispatcher he was protecting his family from "hoodlums," according to Raleigh police.

Baltimore police have racial bias, Justice Department reports

A Justice Department investigation found that the Baltimore Police Department engages in unconstitutional practices that led to disproportionate rates of stops, searches and arrests of African-Americans, and excessive use of force against juveniles and people with mental health disabilities.

Clock Boy' suit alleges civil rights violations

A federal lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teen who was detained and hauled off in handcuffs last year because authorities thought a handmade clock he brought to his Texas high school to show his ...

Chicago police release video tied to shooting of unarmed man

Chicago officers are seen firing at least 15 shots at a black Jaguar as it races down a tree-lined street.

Residents aid black firefighter who lost home to alleged arson

Support for the only black volunteer firefighter in an upstate New York town continues to pour in after he lost his home to suspected arson within days of receiving a letter containing racial slurs.

#BlackWomenDidThat trending after Clinton's nomination

Hillary Clinton made history on Thursday night, becoming the first time a major party has nominated a woman for president.

Philando Castile shooting: Outside attorney to help decide on charges

A Minnesota prosecutor said Friday he has appointed an outside attorney to help him decide whether to pursue criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of a black man by a police officer

Freddie Gray officers suing prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is going from prosecutor to civil defendant in connection with the case of the death of Freddie Gray.

Charges dropped for remaining officers in Freddie Gray killing

The charges against the three remaining police officers involved in the 2015 killing of Freddie Gray in Baltimore are dropped, resulting in yet another case in which police walk free after committing a homicide and deepening the divide between police ...

'Mothers of the Movement' makes case for Hillary Clinton

Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland, on Tuesday described watching her daughter being "lowered into the ground in a coffin" at the Democratic National Convention.