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George Takei Denies Sexual Abuse Allegations

Legendary Star Trek actor George Takei found himself facing accusations of sexual abuse Friday, as he became the latest in a growing number of...

NAACP Board Elects Derrick Johnson President & CEO

BALTIMORE. MD - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America's largest and original legacy civil rights organization, has unanimously elected...

Court Stops Trump’s Transgender Troop Ban

A federal district judge halted President Trump's plans to ban all transgender troops from joining or serving in the US military this afternoon. Ruling for...

Mass incarceration major issue in African American population

ATHENS, GA - A Study Provides First Estimate of Total U.S. Population with Felony Convictions. Estimates reflect racial disparities in felony convictions during era...

Why Do Border Deaths Persist When the Number of Border Crossings...

In July, a sweltering tractor trailer ride in Texas became the latest harrowing example of the perils of crossing the U.S. border illegally. From...

How the Bankruptcy System Is Failing Black Americans

OVASHA MILLER PUSHED THROUGH the revolving doors of the black glass tower on Jefferson Avenue last December and felt a rush of déjà vu. The...

Top US General Rebuffs Trump On Transgender Ban

General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chefs Of Staff, expressed his disagreement with President Trump's summary ban on transgender men and women...

ProPublica: Facebook Moves to Prevent Advertisers From Targeting Haters

In the wake of ProPublica’s report Thursday that Facebook advertisers could have directed pitches to almost 2,300 people interested in “Jew hater” and other anti-Semitic topics,...

Trump Signs Transgender Troop Ban

Donald Trump has signed an official White House directive banning all transgender individuals from serving in the US military, the Pentagon announced yesterday. The 3...

Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate

Most tech companies have policies against working with hate websites. Yet a ProPublica survey found that PayPal, Stripe, Newsmax and others help keep more...