Sen. Kamala Harris, meets with supporters at Big Mike's Soul Food, Friday, March 8, 2019 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP)

Sen. Kamala Harris to Speak at Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta On Sunday

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is set to speak Sunday at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Martin Luther King Jr. once...
File-This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows Karle Robinson, 61, a military veteran, who was moving into his own house at 2:30 a.m. on a Sunday in late August 2018 in Tonganoxie, Kan. Police came to check it out, thinking might be a burglary, so they detained him, assumed guilt and handcuffed him. The American Civil Liberties of Kansas requested on Thursday, March 21, 2019, a state investigation after Robinson was detained by local police while moving into his own home, then allegedly harassed for weeks afterward and blocked by the police chief from filing a racial bias complaint with the department. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)

WATCH: Black Marine Veteran, Karle Robinson, Detained by Kansas Police While Moving Into his...

The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police...
Michelle Kenney, left, the mother of Antwon Rose II, leaves the Allegheny County Courthouse with her lawyer S. Lee Merritt, right, after day two of the trial for Michael Rosfeld, a former police officer in East Pittsburgh, Pa., Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Rosfeld is charged with homicide in the fatal shooting of Antwon Rose II as he fled during a traffic stop on June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

White Pittsburgh Police Officer Says he Thought he Saw a Gun When he Shot...

A white former police officer said Thursday he thought a weapon was pointed at him when he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager...
FILE- In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks to reporters at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after R. Kelly was ordered held on a $1 million bond, in Chicago. The Chicago police union's president alleges that the county's top prosecutor interfered with the probe of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to investigate. WLS-TV in Chicago reports that Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Graham wrote the Justice Department following reports that Foxx asked Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to let the FBI investigate Smollett's allegations that he was attacked. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)

Chicago Police Union Asks Justice Department to Investigate County Prosecutor Kim Foxx’s Interference in...

FILE- In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks to reporters at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after R....

Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile Sparks Controversy After Saying That Opposition to Reparations for Slavery Is...

Prominent Southern Baptist Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile said conservative opposition to the idea of reparations for slavery is of the devil. In a series of tweets last Friday,...
This image released by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Evan Alex, Lupita Nyong'o and Shahadi Wright Joseph in a scene from "Us," written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele. (Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures via AP)

AP Review: In ‘US,’ Jordan Peele Holds a Dark Mirror to America

Jordan Peele has tightened his grip in “Us,” a less satirical and more slaughterhouse horror parable than the writer-director’s astonishing debut, “Get Out,” that...
FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, poet Maya Angelou smiles as she greets guests at a garden party at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. How we address our elders and why set off a social media debate recently after a Los Angeles scriptwriter tweeted an old TV clip of Angelou rebuking a young woman for calling her by her first name. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

Old Clip of Maya Angelou Sparks Debate On Courtesy and Respect for Elders

Put a handle on it. If you don’t know what that means, you might not call elders by “Mr.,” ″Miss” or “Mrs.,” insist that your...

School in New Jersey Apologizes After Guest Speaker Tells Students Adolf Hitler Was a...

One of the most prominent athletic officials in New Jersey has apologized after admittedly describing Adolf Hitler as a “good leader” during a presentation...

Harvard University Sued for Allegedly Profiting from Earliest Photos of American Slaves

In 1850, a Swiss-born Harvard University professor commissioned what are believed to be the earliest photos of American slaves.  The images, known as daguerreotypes and taken in...

Churches in Rural Southern Black Communities Struggle With Suffering From Disease

In 2013, the septic system at Jesus Christ Church of God the Bibleway failed and sewage began leaking into a neighbor’s yard—not uncommon for...

Lawsuit Filed Against Harvard University Accuses Them of Profiting From Photos of Slaves While...

Harvard University has “shamelessly” turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves’...

A Political Awakening: How Howard University Helped Shape Kamala Harris’ Identity

The war on drugs had erupted, apartheid was raging, Jesse Jackson would soon make the campus a staging ground for his inaugural presidential bid....

WATCH – Wendy Williams Reveals She’s Been ‘Living in a Sober House’ Due to...

Daytime TV host Wendy Williams revealed on her Tuesday show that she has been living in a sober house “for some time now, and...

Illinois Supreme Court Denies Prosecutor’s Petition to Re-sentence Officer who Shot and Killed Laquan...

The Illinois Supreme Court will not order a new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke, rejecting an unusual bid from prosecutors that could have meant...
FILE - In this Oct., 2018 file photo, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke watches the prosecution's closing statements during his first degree murder trial for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics characterized as a slap on the wrist. A Tuesday, March 19, 2019 decision denies a bid by Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul and a special prosecutor to re-sentence Jason Van Dyke. The February request focused on highly legalistic issues surrounding sentencing guidelines. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)

Illinois Supreme Court Denies Bid for New Sentencing Hearing in Case of Chicago Cop...

The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer...
Father Augustus Tolton (Public domain, Wikipedia)

Catholic Church Close to Canonizing its First Black American Saint, Augustus Tolton

A Vatican committee has unanimously voted to send the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, a former runaway slave and the first African-American priest...
James Boyd, left, and Rocky Hines, right, speak with Portsmouth Police Chief Tonya Chapman at Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Va. Chapman, the first black woman to lead a municipal police force in Virginia, abruptly resigned Monday, March 18, 2019 from her police chief job in Portsmouth. Chapman had led the Portsmouth Police Department for three years.(Kristen Zeis/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)

Tonya Chapman, First Black Woman to Lead a City Police Force in Virginia, Resigns...

The first black woman to lead a municipal police force in Virginia abruptly resigned from her job Monday as the police chief in Portsmouth,...
From left, Greenville, Miss. Mayor Errick Simmons, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Mable Starks, former CEO Mississippi Action for Community Education, tour Central Avenue from Poplar Street in Greenville, Miss., Monday March 18, 2019. The group discussed dilapidated and affordable housing in the rural communities. (Bill Johnson/The Democrat-Times via AP)

Elizabeth Warren in Alabama to Wrap Up 3-state Southern Tour

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is wrapping up a three-state Southern swing with appearances in Alabama. The Democratic presidential candidate is expected to discuss her affordable...

Trial Begins for White Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Young Black Man Antwon...

A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 17-year-old last year goes on trial starting Tuesday in a case that could...

There’s a Devil Loose: Video Shows Dozens of Young Women in Huge Fight in...

It's Spring Break in Miami, and fists are flying. A shocking video has emerged on social media over the weekend showing a colossal brawl involving...