Cleveland Officials File $500 Claim Against Tamir Rice's Family for EMS
Rice died at the hands of a Cleveland cop. The city says his family needs to pay for emergency medical services.
Happy 100th Birthday to the Notable, Quotable Black Feminist Flo Kennedy!
Razor-tongued Black feminist lawyer and activist Florynce "Flo" Kennedy would have turned 100 years old today. To celebrate, we offer you some of her powerful, witty and sometimes profane words.
DOJ Files Civil Rights Suit Against Ferguson
Attorney General Loretta Lynch: “We intend to aggressively prosecute this case and I have no doubt that we will prevail.”
Tef Poe on Why He's Taking Aim at 'White Privilege II' With 'Message to Macklemore'
"Me making a record like this doesn't help my iTunes sales. It doesn't help me clear up accusations that I'm some type of psychotic, cop-killing rapper. ... It's going to be a bunch of complicated conversations that I can't walk away from."
/Now in Racial Justice
#TBT: Celebrate D'Angelo's B-Day With These Stunning Live Performances
The R&B pioneer turns 42 today.
'Fresh Off the Boat' Star Hudson Yang on Asian Americans on Television: 'We're Making Our Mark'
The 12-year-old actor spoke to Hyphen Magazine about Asian-American representation in television.
Read MarShawn McCarrel II's Beautiful Poem, 'Down South'
The #BlackLivesMatter activist committed suicide on Monday in front of the Ohio Statehouse. Here, some of his poignant words.
Ferguson Fails to Approve DOJ Policing Agreement, Now Open to Civil Rights Lawsuit
DOJ: “The Department of Justice will take the necessary legal actions to ensure that Ferguson’s policing and court practices comply with the Constitution and relevant federal laws.”
Gender & Sexuality
Black Lives Matter Partners With Reproductive Justice Groups to Fight for Black Women
New FOX Pilot to Star Nasim Pedrad as a Teenage Boy
Arts & Culture
See Misty Copeland Recreate Edgar Degas' Iconic Ballerina Artwork
Copeland appears in the re-creations for a new Harper's Bazaar story.
Sikh Fashion Designer Prevented from Boarding Flight to New York Fashion Week
Waris Ahluwalia was the first Sikh male model featured in a national Gap ad.
University of Chicago Fraternity Members' E-mails Tainted With Islamophobic, Anti-Black 'Jokes'
President Condemns Extremism and Islamophobia During #ObamaMosqueVisit