Brown University cancels Rosa Parks house display in dispute

Brown University has canceled plans to display the house where Rosa Parks lived for a time after she left the south and moved to Detroit.

Tillerson aims to show US cares despite Trump's Africa slur

President Donald Trump hasn't spoken much about Africa, and what he's said has been far from flattering. It falls to his top diplomat, on his first official visit to the continent, to show the United States still cares.

Trump economic aide Cohn departs after trade disagreement

Top economic adviser Gary Cohn is leaving the White House after breaking with President Donald Trump on trade policy, the latest in a string of high-level departures from the West Wing.

Black congresswoman: Trump racist for joking about her IQ

A black congresswoman says President Donald Trump is racist for joking about her intelligence and again called for his impeachment.

Prosecutors want to paint Cosby as big Hollywood predator

Stung by a hung jury the first time around, prosecutors are pushing to widen the scope of Bill Cosby's looming retrial to spotlight allegations he is one of the biggest serial predators in a Hollywood suddenly aware of sexual misconduct ...

Alabama's 'Bloody Sunday' racial violence of 1965 remembered

Several members of Congress joined civil rights activists and others Sunday afternoon for the annual commemoration of a day of racial violence in Selma dating to 1965.

Marion Barry statue to pay tribute to a flawed DC icon

For many Americans, Marion Barry was something of a punchline. The late Washington mayor was largely known around the country for having been caught on video smoking crack cocaine in a 1990 FBI sting.

Members of Congress lay wreath at site of King assassination

About a dozen Democrats and Republicans prayed and sang "Amazing Grace" during a solemn ceremony Friday at the site where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated nearly 50 years ago, marking the start of a three-day congressional "pilgrimage" ...

US companies taking stands, facing retribution over guns

Kroger will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21 at the stores it owns, becoming the third major retailer this week to put restrictions in place that are stronger than federal laws. The moves by Dick's Sporting Goods and ...

Hope Hicks leaving as Trump's communication director

White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most trusted and longest-serving aides, abruptly announced her resignation, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty and affirmation.

HBCU leaders meeting with business leaders at GOP event

The leaders of the nation's historically black colleges and universities got major face time in front of some of America's top companies, like Google, Starbucks and Walmart, on Tuesday at this year's HBCU Fly-In, sponsored by congressional Republicans.

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans say Trump is racist

More than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks and Hispanics, think President Donald Trump is a racist. More than half think his policies have made things worse for Hispanics and Muslims, and nearly half say they've made things ...

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa, 44, dies in Massachusetts

Bill Cosby's 44-year-old daughter Ensa Cosby died in Massachusetts from kidney disease, a spokesman for the comedian said Monday.

Report: Inequality remains 50 years after Kerner Report

Barriers to equality are posing threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens, says a study examining the nation 50 years after the release of the landmark 1968 Kerner Report.

Billy Graham had pride and regret on civil rights issues

The Rev. Billy Graham was single-minded when he preached about God, prefacing sermon points with the phrase "The Bible says ..." Yet he had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South.