San Francisco Black Lives Matter Marks Martin Luther King, Jr. Day With Shutdown Of Bay Bridge [PHOTOS]
Activists wrapped up the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend with similar social justice protest actions across the country.
MLK Day 2016: Black Economic Justice Agenda Inspired By Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People's Campaign Lives On
Nearly 50 years after the civil-rights icon’s death, a huge economic gap persists between blacks and whites. A new generation of activists plans to change that.
MLK Day 2016: What's Open, Closed? Banks, Post Offices, DMVs Plan For Martin Luther King Federal Holiday
Only 37 percent of American employers give their employees Martin Luther King, Jr. Day off from work, according to a recent survey.
Ithaca College President To Retire: After Racism Protests Drew National Spotlight, Tom Rochon To Step Down In 2017
Tom Rochon said he will step down in 2017 after activists put the New York college in the spotlight in November.
The civil rights organization responded Thursday after only white actors were nominated for this year's top Oscars.
Illegal Immigration 2016: ICE Lawyer Who Forged Mexican Migrant's Documents To Face Criminal Charges
Advocates for undocumented immigrants have questioned whether there are other victims of document forgery by U.S. officials.
Republican Presidential Debate 2016: Start Time, TV Channel, Radio Info For The 2nd Fox Business Network Event
The GOP candidates meet again Thursday to debate with just weeks to go before the first contest in Iowa.
Who Is Moderating Fox Business Network's GOP Debate? Maria Bartiromo, Neil Cavuto, Trish Regan And Sandra Smith Reprise Their Roles
The network's moderator lineup won rave reviews last year for asking tough but fair questions of the candidates.
What Is Black Wall Street? Chicago Protesters Plan To Block Stock Traders Over Police Shooting Video
Activists said they believe city leadership responds only when their "monied interests" are affected.
Immigrant Identification Card: New York City Issues Over 730K Free IDs, One Year After Program Launches
The rate of adoption makes New York’s municipal ID program the most successful of similar efforts in the U.S.
Now that same-sex marriage is legal in the U.S., activists are seeking legal protections for people who might face workplace and housing discrimination.
Without Officer William Porter’s testimony, cases against two others in the Freddie Gray case could not move forward, officials have said.
The bogus website for a Chicago area mosque includes photographs of Muslim children carrying flags of Islamic State group in the Middle East.
The Kentucky clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples got an invite from sympathetic House members.
"Spotify chose expediency over licenses," said one musician suing for copyright infringement.
Wage stagnation is worsening U.S. income inequality, and neither party has stemmed it, an economist says.
In a town hall meeting Thursday on CNN, the president is explaining his planned executive actions. Click here for a live stream.
Obama's Gun Control Plan And Gang Violence In American Cities: Should Urban Communities Blame Crime On Guns Or People?
Many guns used to commit urban violence in America began as legally purchased weapons funneled to the street market.
President Barack Obama’s executive actions require private parties to follow procedures already in place for commercial gun dealers.
The president, flanked Tuesday by survivors of gun violence, announced new measures to control firearm sales.
Illegal Immigration 2016: Central American Governments Warn Immigrants About US Deportation Operations
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents rounded up 121 people over the weekend, Homeland Security confirmed.
Some social justice advocates scoffed at media descriptions of those participating in the standoff as a “militia,” instead of “terrorists.”
Confederate Flag Controversy: Mississippi Lawmakers To Debate Changing State Flag After South Carolina Massacre
The Magnolia State is the last in the U.S. to publicly fly a flag featuring the Confederate symbol.
Who Is Kevin Matthews? In Michigan, Unarmed Black Man's Officer-Involved Detroit Death Inspires Dearborn Protest
Kevin Matthews, an unarmed black man wanted for a probation violation, was killed by police in Dearborn two days before Christmas.
Fare estimates, splitting fares and carpooling can save riders money after partying 2015 away.
Although some recipes suggest soaking black-eyed peas overnight, un-soaked beans can be cooked the day of.
Police Shooting Cases 2015: Prosecutors Cleared Majority Of Officers Who Killed People This Year, Report Shows
Most police-involved killing cases prosecuted in 2015 were filed by the prosecutors themselves, an analysis found.
College students told researchers they experienced panic attacks, seizures and hair loss because of race-related stress.
The towers are solar-powered, approximately 80 feet tall and equipped with radar and day- and night-cameras.
The Year In Social Justice: Advocates Credit Black Lives Matter For Advancing Issues Ahead Of 2016 Election Year
Thanks in part to the work of black and Latino activists in 2015, voting rights, immigration and policing may be key political topics in 2016.