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Teachers disciplined for slavery-related math problems

Two teachers at a Manhattan public school face disciplinary action after assigning their students homework worksheets involving inappropriate slavery-themed word ...

Man breaks Into Woman’s Apartment, Demands Meal

A Santa Ana man burglarizes two homes in the same apartment complex, demands woman in one to cook him a ...

‘Fashion’s Night Out’ is out in the U.S.

Fashion's Night Out is officially on hiatus in the U.S. for 2013. Its sponsors— Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers ...

White Teens have 3-way atop dead Black men

Four White teens in Joliet, IL are accused of strangling two young Black men to death then heinously engaging in ...

North Chicago Police Use Stereotypical Images of Blacks in Brochure

A North Chicago police academy brochure features several negative stereotypical portrayals of Black people: Dave Chappell's crack-addicted Tyrone Biggums character, ...

New US Dept. of Education policies hamper Black college enrollment

The U.S. Department of Education quietly changed how it evaluated the credit of parents applying for a federal PLUS loan.The ...

Police investigate 9-year-old rapper Lil Poopy’s music videos

Police are investigating 9-year-old Lil Poopy's music videos to decide whether the boy is the victim of possible child abuse ...

Trayvon Martin: One Year Later

How have you been impacted by the teen's tragic death over the past 365 days...

Black Nurse Not Allowed to Touch White Baby

Nurse sues hospital after it grants father's request that no African-Americans care for his baby.

Say What? Mississippi finally officially bans slavery

Mississippi bans slavery officially. It's 2013.

Alec Baldwin allegedly goes on racist rant

Actor Alec Baldwin gets into heated exchange with photographer, hurls racial slurs.

Chicago woman killed same day sister sat behind Obama

18-year-old Janay McFarlane killed same day Obama visits sister's school for gun control speech.

Student discovers forgotten poem by first African-American writer

Graduate student discovers one of Jupiter Hammon's earliest poems never before seen or read.

Zimmerman Hearing to Determine Trial Schedule, Jury Selection

Judge in George Zimmerman trial holds hearing to discuss scheduling, jury selection process.

Two charged in death of Hadiya Pendleton, no bail

Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, both charged in the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton.

Jamie Foxx joins Trayvon Martin’s parents for “Peace Walk”

Jamie Foxx joins Trayvon Martin's parents for "Peace Walk."

First Black IL Congresswoman Cardiss Collins dead at 81

First African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, Cardiss Collins, dies from pneumonia complications.

Michelle Obama to Attend Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Michelle Obama to attend funeral for Hadiya Pendleton, slain Chicago teen, Saturday.

Mitt Romney’s Son considering Senate run

Tagg Romney reportedly considering a run for Senate.

Colin Powell and Bill O’Reilly Face-Off

Former Sec. of State Colin Powell gets into debate with Bill O'Reilly.

Ga. Authorities Investigating KKK Fliers

Georgia officials investigating a series of fliers inviting residents to join the KKK.