| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Baltimore police plan to deploy officers around city schools until the school year ends to ensure student safety amid recent racial tensions, while school officials joined civil rights leaders to urge students of different races to peacefully resolve...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Cornell William Brooks, an attorney and minister from Northern Virginia, will lead the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization at a time when the NAACP is experiencing a resurgence in influence and recruitment but struggling with budget...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins has resigned amid scrutiny surrounding the organization’s decision to give awards to disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
In his letter of resignation Thursday evening, Jenkins said the “legacy,...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Michael Jordan, a Hall of Fame player who now owns an NBA franchise, issued a statement Sunday blasting Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his alleged comments about African Americans.
"I look at this from two perspectives -- as a current owner and a...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
While Cornell William Brooks may be a surprising choice to lead the NAACP, it takes neither an Einstein nor a soothsayer to know what challenges lie ahead for the clergyman-lawyer little known beyond his social justice network in New Jersey.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Donald Sterling controversy had much of the right wing vibrating this weekend with the revelation that the purported arch-racist Sterling was (gasp!) a Democrat. This shed little light on the Sterling affair, other than to underscore the ancient...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:16 AM
The NBA's decision to ban Donald Sterling for life was met with praise at Los Angeles City Hall, which continues to target the L.A. Clippers owner.
"Today we feel like justice has begun to be served,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
The L.A. City...
| Apr 13, 2014
On Tuesday night, The University of Connecticut Women's Basketball program won a record ninth national championship, finishing the season 40-0. Ho hum. Cue the confetti. Throw a parade.
Yeah, we almost take the excellence of the UConn women for granted,...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If voters remember anything from Martin O'Malley's first run for governor eight years ago, it's probably two big promises: to roll back a big increase in BGE rates and to end the culture of divisiveness in Annapolis to bring lawmakers together to get...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Every year, Major League Baseball honors the extraordinary accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the integration of modern professional baseball. Active players will on April 15th don Robinson's number 42, retired in 1997, to commemorate his ground-...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:53 AM
The racist comments of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who wondered aloud if blacks were better off in slavery, and NBA owner Donald Sterling, who warned his Mexican and African-American girlfriend not to bring blacks to games played by his Los Angeles ...