Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, a white sorority at the University of New Mexico, is under investigation after one of its members was accused of hurling racist language at black students during a Greek life welcome event for new members, KDOT-7 reports. The comments were first directed at a black speaker on stage and then…
Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is catching heat for posing in a photo with a far right activist throwing up what many anti-racism groups consider a white power symbol, The Fresno Bee reports.
The first black woman accredited to cover the White House was honored with her own life-sized statue at the Newseum Friday, in Washington, D.C., the Associated Press reports.
As one of two black women to ever serve in the US Senate, Sen. Kamala Harris knows how important her role is. And she knows why she has to ask the hard questions the public deserves answers to.
White male hubris is a powerful drug—especially in the case of Donald Trump.
Ask U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, what’s on his mind for 2018 and he’ll get directly to the point: 218 seats. That’s the number of seats the Democrats need to really throw its weight around to do the things its members want to achieve over the next two years.
Light rain fell on Sunday as Letitia James and her two campaign aides hurried into St. Paul’s Community Church in East New York in Brooklyn. It’s the type of day pastors fear will keep their flocks from filling the pews. That morning, projections that Hurricane Florence would hit the East Coast before Thursday’s New…
Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum said a racist robocall mocking him by featuring a man speaking in a stereotypical black dialect and jungle noises in the background was “deeply regrettable,” CNN reports.
Serena Williams advanced to her 10th straight US Open quarterfinals after defeating Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday, according to NBC Sports.
Ten people were shot Sunday evening at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, Calif., KABC-TV reports. The injured men and women were transported to three hospitals; three people are listed in “extremely critical” condition, according to Capt. Rich Lawhead, spokesman for the San Bernardino Police Department
In the latest edition of “The Trump Administration Doesn’t Give A Fuck About Security,” Axios dropped a report on how Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded almost all of her conversations during her time at the White House.
Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. doesn’t have any regrets about his highly criticized eulogy delivered at Aretha Franklin’s funeral on Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has asked the FBI to help investigate the deaths of 15 inmates who died under their watch in August, according to CNN.
Luther Younger, a 99-year-old man from Rochester, N.Y., walks six miles roundtrip per day to see his ailing wife, Waverlee, at the hospital she is being treated in, CBS News reports.
A Republican official in Pennsylvania was forced to resign her post on Friday after it was revealed that she’d written Facebook posts in which she referred to NFL players protesting police brutality during the national anthem as “baboons,” according to The Beaver County Times.
Former President Barack Obama remembered Sen. John McCain as an honorable man who made him a better president during his eulogy at the Arizona lawmaker’s funeral Saturday.
Four months ago, Jennifer Schulte, aka BBQ Becky, went viral after she called 911 on a group of black people barbecuing in an Oakland, Calif., park. Now, the recordings of those 911 calls have been released, including one in which a dispatcher questioned her mental health, according to Fox 2 KTVU.
NFL free agents Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have gotten a major boost of support from the greatest athlete on the planet, Serena Williams.
Bishop Charles H. Ellis III apologized to Ariana Grande for grabbing her breast during a hug and his insensitive joke about her name after she sang at Aretha Franklin’s funeral Friday, according to the Associated Press.
In a surprising win, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum earned the Democratic nomination in Florida’s primary race for governor Tuesday night, putting him in a position to become the state’s first black governor if he wins in November, the Washington Post reports.