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Bill Cosby's lawyers open with attack on accusers' credibility

Prosecutors in the Bill Cosby indecent assault trial on Monday claimed the 79-year-old actor knew exactly what he was doing when he drugged and assaulted Andrea Constand in 2004 -- while the defense went after Constand and another Cosby accuser's ...

Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during 'Real Time' interview

Comedian Bill Maher apologized Saturday for using a racial slur during an interview the night before with Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska on his HBO show.

After everything, Bill Cosby's trial comes down to 'he said-she said

Bill Cosby has been accused by more than 50 women of sexual assault -- and the sheer weight of that number has led to crushing condemnation in the court of public opinion.

Trump budget takes away from those in most need

From eliminating student loan forgiveness, cutting crucial after school programs and reducing funding for food stamps, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 appears to be showing no mercy for low- and even middle-income Americans.

Victim of heinous racial attack laid to rest

Families across the nation honored loved ones killed serving in the nation’s armed forces on Memorial Day. However, the family of Black Army Lieutenant Richard Collins III honored their loved one who was killed on American soil in a recent ...

Noose found inside African-American museum in DC

A noose was found at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, DC on Wednesday, the museum said in a statement.

Former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to run for governor

Former NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous, also a former Black press executive, is now launching a political career.

Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

Cleveland police Officer Timothy Loehmann, who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014, was fired Tuesday after an investigation found that he was guilty of violating rules when he applied to be a cadet, Cleveland Director of Public Safety ...

EBONY magazine moves to Los Angeles

Los Angeles has lured another Black icon away from the Windy City.

Teen on Portland train: 'They lost their lives because of me and my friend'

As tears streamed down her cheeks, Destinee Mangum, 16, thanked the three strangers who intervened on a Portland light-rail train after a man hurled anti-Muslim slurs at her and her friend who was wearing a hijab.

Baltimore mayor eyes removal of Confederate monuments

Baltimore may follow "in the footsteps of New Orleans" and remove the city's Confederate monuments, the city's mayor says.

What should you do if you witness a racist or Islamophobic tirade?

It's an instinct that comes naturally to good Samaritans: When you see one stranger attacking another with racist or religious epithets, you try to protect the victim.

Protest and turmoil rock last day of Texas legislative session

Texas ended its contentious legislative session Monday as protesters packed into the state Capitol over a new ban on sanctuary cities, and lawmakers erupted into a heated argument with alleged death threats on the House floor.

Job prospects mixed for Black workers last month

Even though Black women lost ground in the labor market last month, the unemployment rate for Black workers dipped below 8 percent for the first time since January 2017, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.

Freed slaves started first Memorial Day in the U.S.

Memorial day is a day that is set aside to honor those who fought in for the United States Military.