Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court Tuesday at a hearing that could also address some pretrial motions.
California lawmakers moved to make the state the first to outlaw “stealthing,” which is removing a condom without permission during intercourse.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee that towered over Richmond for generations was taken down, cut into pieces and hauled away Wednesday, as the former capital of the Confederacy erased the last of the Civil War figures that once defined its most prominent thoroughfare.
Despite increasing legal access to medical and recreational cannabis in states across the U.S., veterans face unfair treatment and stigmatization because the U.S. refuses to recognize marijuana as a viable treatment option.
Howard University has renamed its College of Fine Arts after alumni Chadwick Boseman. Boseman, who died of colon cancer last year at the age of 43, earned a bachelor of arts in directing from Howard in 2000.
DENVER (AP) — Three suburban Denver police officers and two paramedics were indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was put in a chokehold and injected with a powerful sedative two years ago, Colorado’s attorney general said Wednesday.
This past weekend, the new Candyman film premiered at the top of the American box office, making director Nia DaCosta the first Black female filmmaker to have a movie debut at the top slot. Candyman grossed an estimated $22.3 million in its first weekend in the United States, nearly doubling…
WASHINGTON — Prison inmates around the U.S. are getting the chance to do something that was almost unheard of a generation ago: pursue a college degree while behind bars and with financial support from the federal government.
(AP) — Hurricane Ida is sure to take a toll on the energy, chemical and shipping industries that have major hubs along the Gulf Coast, but the impact on the overall U.S. economy should be modest so long as damage estimates don’t rise sharply and refinery shutdowns are not prolonged, economis…
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, African-American children, children in urban districts, and children born in poverty are at the highest risk of dropping out of school. Those who drop out report a low sense of belonging and engagement in school.
The number of Missouri deaths from COVID-19 reported since Jan. 1 has exceeded the number reported during 2020.
The team behind the redesign of Chester I. Lewis Reflection Square Park has released conceptual plans for the new park this week. The park will serve as an entryway to the new Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine School while highlighting the life and legacy of one of Wichita's most promin…