Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush said Monday evening she was stunned and "hurt" when some Republicans addressed her as "Breonna" during new member orientation at the Capitol because she was wearing a mask with Breonna Taylor's name on it.
BALTIMORE — Baltimore's mayor has vetoed a bill that would have rededicated a Christopher Columbus monument to victims of police violence, sharing concerns with the city's police commissioner that the two-story-tall obelisk is too close to a separate monument honoring fallen officers.
The George Floyd Memorial Foundation has teamed up with Texas A&M University-Commerce to launch an internship program for Black male students, the school announced this week.
TAMPA, Fla. — Greeks are credited with the emergence of the Tarpon Springs sponge docks, but Black residents were among the industry’s earliest leaders.
NEW IBERIA, La. — A Louisiana sheriff said Saturday that his office is "working hard to ensure no stone is left unturned" in determining what led to the death of a Black 15-year-old whose disappearance sparked speculation about racial crime.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Georgia judge denied bond Friday for the father and son charged with murder in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, saying he's concerned the white men took the law into their own hands and endangered neighbors when they pursued and shot the Black man on a residential street.
CHICAGO — Barack Obama directly confronts the racist politics of President Donald Trump in the first volume of his post-presidency memoir, bluntly suggesting how he believes his historic election in 2008 opened a wave of bitter and divisive turmoil that fueled Republicans’ obstructionism and…
President-elect Joe Biden is the first Democratic presidential candidate to win Georgia in 28 years. And much of the credit for his showing here is going to someone who wasn't on the ballot: Stacey Abrams.
LEXINGTON, Va. — The Virginia Military Institute has selected a retired U.S. Army major general to serve as its interim superintendent amid a leadership shakeup that followed a newspaper article describing allegations of persistent racism at the school.
A collection of Confederate monuments, markers and weaponry that has long stood outside the courthouse in Fairfax County, Virginia, is no longer on display.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A Georgia judge is scheduled to consider bond requests by a father and son jailed on murder charges in the February shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College on Tuesday announced a partnership aimed at training African American doctors and dentists who will provide essential care to underserved communities.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The first Black woman to assume the top role leading fellow students at the U.S. Naval Academy will take up that position next semester as brigade commander, the academy said Monday.
JACKSON, Miss. — By a wide margin, Mississippi voters have eliminated a remnant of the state’s racist history by repealing a complicated, multistep process for electing statewide officials.