Did Nancy Reagan’s ‘Just Say No’ Anti-Drug Campaign Lay Foundation For Mass Incarceration A Decade Later?
Nancy Reagan, who died at age 94, is remembered for her "Just Say No" effort against drug abuse. But data suggest it didn't produce the desired results.
Freddie Gray Trial Update: Baltimore Officer William Porter Can Testify Against Police, Maryland Court Rules
After the court’s ruling, the trials of five other officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are likely to proceed, with William Porter’s testimony.
Since December attacks against the American Sikh community have increased by an estimated 300 percent.
Voting Rights Act Of 1965: Facts, Text Of Supreme Court Decision To Uphold Historic Law That Gave Black Southerners The Vote
Before the historic voting rights act was gutted, Supreme Court justices upheld Congress' authority to regulate voting laws that discriminate.
Hillary Clinton bristled when pressed to explain why African-Americans should trust her on criminal code reform.
CNN Flint Democratic Debate Highlights 2016: Best Video Clips, Questions, Insults And Gaffes From Clinton And Sanders
The former secretary of state and U.S. senator from Vermont were jockeying to show which of them would be a better leader in times of crisis.
CNN Flint Democratic Presidential Debate 2016 Live Updates: Best Twitter Reactions, Memes And Analysis Of Clinton, Sanders
Both candidates have made previous visits to the crisis-struck eastern Michigan community.
Democratic Presidential Debate 2016: Start Time, TV Channel Info For Democrats' CNN Event In Flint, Michigan
The auditorium hosting the debate has an expected audience capacity of more than 1,300.
In Flint, Water Crisis Was Last Straw For Residents Looking For Hope In 2016 Presidential Candidates
Residents of this city say they want a president who will hold Michigan officials responsible for longtime financial woes and the lead-poisoned water crisis.
Men and children are also welcome to participate in the annual celebration, which typically falls on the first Friday of March.
Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Update: After Jamar Clark Death, Justice Department To Probe Police Response To Protests
The city’s mayor and police chief requested the review after confrontations with activists that had been camped outside the police station.
Donald Trump Illegal Immigration Stance Prompts Mexican, Central American Migrant Rush For US Border
Donald Trump’s promise of tighter policing and measures to halt illegal immigration has not gone unnoticed in Central America and in U.S. cities where undocumented immigrants reside.
"I’m going to let my followers know my political opinions in this very important race for president," the much-reviled "white rights activist" told IBT.
"The people of Flint deserve more than to be a backdrop to a debate," the coalition said.
South Dakota Governor Vetoes Transgender Bill: School Sports Legislation Is Next Battle For LGBT Rights Groups
While offering praise, those groups also warned of another measure that would discriminate against South Dakota’s transgender athletes.
Asian Oscars Jokes: Stereotypes In Academy Awards Telecast Prompts Sharp Response From Asian-Americans
Many Asian-Americans say they are tired of being the butt of jokes at the expense of an apparent double standard.
Researchers have said the U.S. electorate in 2016 will be the most diverse in the nation’s history.
“Is Hollywood racist? You’re damn right Hollywood is racist,” the host, comedian Chris Rock, said during the telecast.
“If [the academy] nominated hosts, I wouldn’t even get this job,” the comedian said in his opening monologue.
Donald Trump’s David Duke Problem: Republicans, Democrats Blast Billionaire Over His White Supremacist Supporters
The Republican presidential front-runner attempted to clarify his position on white supremacist groups Sunday.
Hillary Clinton ‘Super Predators’ Video: Black Lives Matter Activists Revive Democrat's Race Controversy
Ahead of Saturday's Democratic primary, a black activist brings up a controversial comment the former first lady made in 1996.
If the billionaire businessman becomes the Republican nominee, the poll suggests he would not do well enough with Hispanics in a matchup against Hillary Clinton.
Oscars 2016: List Of Black Directors, Actors Not Attending Academy Awards And What They Are Doing Instead
Several black Hollywood actors are scheduled to attend an Oscars night benefit for the victims of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Bernie Sanders Endorsements 2016: Spike Lee Supports Candidate Courting Black Voters In South Carolina
The African-American film director and activist says the Vermont senator's record on black issues should win black support.
The proposal could be introduced in the City Council this spring and take effect in 2017, immigrant rights supporters say.
The Obama administration says its own election assistance commissioner erred in allowing states to change voter registration forms.
Obama US Governors Speech: After Kalamazoo Tribute, President Talks Islamic Terrorism, Cyber And Zika Threats
Ahead of Monday’s speech to state executives, the president indicated that state-level voting rights would be a focus of his final year in office.
Hillary Clinton In South Carolina: Black Mothers Who Lost Family To Violence To Rally African-American Support
The group is set to discuss issues of equality, justice, police accountability and gun violence, in nearly a dozen forum events.
Asian characters were missing from more than half of TV and movie content produced over the last two years, the study finds.
Malcolm X Assassination And Death: Facts About The Civil Rights Icon’s Murder More Than 50 Years After He Was Killed
The famous leader of black Muslims had renounced some of the separatist views for which he’d become known.