NAACP President Cornell Brooks voted out

Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks?

Bill Cosby arrives for Day 2 of jury selection in his sex offense trial

For decades, he was one of America's most popular entertainers. Now, Bill Cosby is facing trial on sexual offense charges that could land the comedian in prison for the rest of his life.

Slain Maryland student gets degree on graduation day

Today should have been the day Richard Collins III walked across a stage in a cap and gown.

Campus killing: Suspect is a member of 'Alt-Reich' Facebook group, police say

A judge has denied bond for a white University of Maryland student accused of fatally stabbing a young black student at a campus bus stop.

Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby's assault trial

Comedian Bill Cosby arrived in a courtroom here Monday as jury selection began in his assault trial.

Tulsa jury foreman: Shooting of unarmed black man 'tragic but justifiable'

A jury acquitted a white Tulsa police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man because there was no evidence the officer acted outside her training, the jury foreman said in a letter released Friday.

Officer acquitted for killing unarmed Black man in Oklahoma returning to duty

Reports indicate that white Tulsa, Okla. police officer Betty Shelby, who was acquitted this week for the killing of unarmed Black Terrence Crutcher, is keeping her job.

Police look for answers in policing the mentally ill

Taleah Everett, a woman whose family members said suffers from psychotic episodes, was driving erratically two months ago near Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., when Capitol Police, fearing a possible terrorist act, shot at her car to stop it. Everett, ...

Tulsa officer acquitted in fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher

After nine hours of deliberations, a jury acquitted white Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man.

As trial nears, Bill Cosby says racism could be a factor

Bill Cosby said he does not plan to testify in his own defense during his upcoming assault trial.

Report: Dylann Roof said white nationalists would save him from death row

Convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof told a psychologist working for his defense team that his death penalty wouldn't be carried out because he'd "be rescued by white nationalists after they took over the government."

Tulsa officer testifies after killing unarmed Black man

Moments before she killed an unarmed man, Betty Shelby had no idea what he may have been reaching for, the Tulsa police officer testified Monday.

In 2017 State of Black America report, Blacks show slight gain

In their annual State of Black America report, called “Protect Our Progress,” the National Urban League (NUL) suggested that the nation should invest in a “Main Street Marshall Plan” that would solidify gains made by Black Americans during the Obama ...

Worldwide cyberattack: Here's how to protect yourself

One of the biggest-ever ransomware attacks continues to take computers hostage.

Activists fight for Flint

On April 21, 2017, members from Black Millennials for Flint, along with members from Tavares Taylor Charities and the National Black United Front, traveled to Flint, Mich., to engage with the community organizations and residents.