Racial Equality

Willam T. Coleman Jr. --- a champion of civil rights who spent time as a cabinet secretary and influential lawyer in front of the Supreme Court --- died at the age of 96 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his Alexandria, Virginia home Friday.

Each year the National Urban League releases a snapshot on the State of Black America (SOBA). The report benchmarks racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice and civic participation. The events of past the year, including highly-publicized killings of unarmed black men by police and setbacks in voting rights, influenced the […]

UNION CITY — A Union City school district will be forced to pay $725,000 to the families of 12 African-American students who accused the district of not protecting them from racial harassment and violence, leading to the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old classmate. The suit alleged that the New Haven Unified School District ignored years […]

From NBCNewYork.com: Hundreds of officials and influential leaders are participating in an annual national convention hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network, which began Wednesday morning.

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was booed at Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network Convention in New York on Wednesday, when the TV personality insisted race is no longer a "real" issue, and told the crowd, "It's time to drop the race stuff."