| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:28 PM
President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated what he called "the central role that African-Americans have played in every aspect of American life."
Obama was joined by his wife, Michelle, as they hosted a White House reception for Black History Month....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:54 PM
The 44-year-old man charged in an explosion outside an NAACP office building in Colorado Springs, Colo., told police he was trying to attack an accountant who allegedly stole tax records from him, not the civil rights group, according to a criminal...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:16 PM
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| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Correction: In this editorial about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress, we mistakenly referred to him as a “head of state.” The prime minister is the head of government. The...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:33 PM
The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations.
| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:55 AM
The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States.
With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- As the uproar died down over the Hollywood comedy that depicted the fictitious assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, another movie came under fire for taking liberties with the truth. The film in question, "Selma," seemed to...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Shortly before the actor David Oyelowo began shooting the part of Martin Luther King Jr. in the new historical drama "Selma," he set out on a video-hunting mission. Oyelowo was searching for something that would help him get under the skin of his...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Last week, I spent a day at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where some students and I talked about protest. Des Moines is six hours up the road from Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, was shot to death...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:14 PM
— With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections.
Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...