A North Carolina task force has recommended that victims of forced sterilization be awarded $50,000 as compensation for the tobacco state's eugenics program.
On Monday, after the Tucson, Ariz. school district banned its acclaimed Mexican-American studies program, hundreds of high school students throughout the city walked out of their schools in protest.
Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)
Due to a new law passed in New Orleans, in the French Quarter children 16 and younger must obey an 8 p.m. weekend curfew, replacing a previous curfew of 11 p.m.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has set his sights on a new target: struggling African-Americans.
The Bank of America, just before Christmas, agreed to pay a $335 million settlement on behalf of its Countrywide financial unit for steering Black and Latino homeowners toward sub-prime loans.
Doyle Gardens sounds like it might be a pleasant apartment complex, where residents stroll down walkways between flowerbeds surrounded by greenery. Its name is a lie.
Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich's campaign manager, Paul Schurick, was convicted of "fraud" Dec. 6 for his role in a racist robocall seeking to suppress the Black vote.
A Kentucky Church voted to ban interracial couples from joining its congreration. Fortunately the ban has since been overturned.
African Americans are experiencing the sharpest edge of layoffs of government and other public workers across the country