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NAACP set to change tax status to engage politically

After being eclipsed in recent years by Color of Change, Black Lives Matter and other younger, more tech savvy and politically-pointed groups, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization will change its tax status.

Gun violence: More complicated than a 'mental health problem'

According to President Donald Trump, the tragic Texas church shooting that left 26 people dead was "a mental health problem at the highest level."

Texas church shooting leaves 26 dead, including 8 members of one family

At least eight members of the same family were among the 26 people killed Sunday when a man armed with a rifle burst into the sanctuary of a church in Texas and began firing.

Secret Martin Luther King document included in JFK file release

President Donald Trump's administration released a new batch of documents about John F. Kennedy's assassination Friday that included a secret FBI analysis that portrayed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in a harshly negative light.

Despite Trump, ACA open enrollment has begun

No, President Trump and the Republican Congress haven’t “repealed and replaced” President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the federal health care law, yet. But yes, as open enrollment began Nov. 1, there are significant changes from previous years.

US in Niger: They call it AFRICOM

When the public learned that four U.S. Green Berets had been killed in Niger, a landlocked West African nation—five Nigerien soldiers were also killed—the official military line was the troops were stationed there to conduct “advise and assist” missions.

UHart student accused of tainting her Black roommate's personal items with 'bodily fluids'

A case that began as a severe sore for a University of Hartford student lead to the arrest of her roommate.

Meet these white people who didn’t get the memo about wearing blackface on Halloween

It seems every Halloween some white people still think it’s fine to dress in blackface and publicize it on social media.

Tamika Mallory, NAACP meet with American Airlines CEO

Activist Tamika Mallory and several civil rights leaders met with American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on Tuesday to discuss issues surrounding the company's alleged racial discrimination practices.

Blacks often pay higher fees for car purchases than whites

It’s that time of year again when auto dealers try to make room in their showrooms for next year’s models.

American Airlines CEO: 'We want to be even better' on race relations

American Airlines CEO Douglas Parker said Thursday his airline can do a better job in race relations with its customers.

Outrage and action as Trump offends Gold Star widow

As the pregnant widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson buries her husband, her tragedy has been the backdrop for a war she didn’t want to be part of.

Tamika Mallory continues her quest for justice after being ejected from plane

Activist Tamika Mallory continues to look for resolution in the aftermath of an incident which resulted in her being kicked off an American Airlines flight last week.

NAACP warns Black passengers about traveling with American Airlines

The NAACP has warned African-American travelers to be careful when flying with American Airlines.

2 young men shot dead on Grambling State University campus

Authorities are trying to find the person who fatally shot two young men at Grambling State University early Wednesday morning.