Officer shot his own patrol car, Massachusetts police say

A police officer lied when he said somebody shot at his patrol car, causing it to crash and catch fire, said Millis, Massachusetts, police Sgt. William Dwyer on Thursday.

Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Charleston church killings

A prosecutor in South Carolina said Thursday she'll seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, accused of killing nine people during a prayer meeting at a historic African-American church.

Sharpton’s MSNBC program moves to Sunday mornings

Audiences will no longer have to tune in on weekday evenings to check out the Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC.

A time to heal: It could have been worse

Activists and progressives in every walk of Black life were deeply disturbed when news reports about a fight between rivals were widely circulated.

Judge: Separate trials for six officers in Freddie Gray case

A Baltimore judge ruled Wednesday there will be separate trials for each of the six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.

Offensive language spray-painted on mailboxes, cars in Atlanta subdivision

The NAACP is calling attention to a string of racist graffiti found in a metro Atlanta subdivision, but they aren't welcomed by everyone.

Hulk Hogan: 'I'm not a racist'

Hulk Hogan says his history of using the n-word isn't evidence of racism. It's a byproduct of his upbringing.

‘Justice or else’:Farrakhan demands economic, social and political action in the face of injustice

Quoting Dr. Martin Luther King, Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan demanded that a disaffected Black populace “must redistribute the pain” in the face of systematic and institutionalized racial injustice.

Blacks being pushed out of New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, America was gripped by images of what was the nation’s costliest natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina. However, for Black America, it will remain another moment when the nation once again turned its back on people of color.

Poll disputes Donald Trump claim on black voter support

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that his plans to improve the economy for black Americans is why he is leading in the polls with black voters, though at least one recent poll disputes Trump's claim.

Virginia shooting suspect claimed he was victim of racial discrimination

Two TV journalists in Virginia were killed Wednesday morning when a gunman shot them during a live interview in the middle of a morning broadcast.

Blacks still devastated by hurricane aftermath

An advisory from the White House Tuesday indicated that President Barack Obama will be in New Orleans Thursday for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that devastated the region.

Who was Vester Flanagan/Bryce Williams?

The man who police say killed two journalists during a live broadcast Wednesday was no stranger to WDBJ-TV. He was Bryce Williams, a former reporter for the Roanoke, Virginia, station until he was fired two years ago.

Virginia TV reporter, photographer killed in shooting during live interview

The latest in the WDBJ-TV shooting.

Amelia Boynton Robinson, civil rights matriarch, dies at 104

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a matriarch of the civil rights movement immortalized in a photograph taken on Bloody Sunday, has died.