The Tucson Unified School District is revising its nondiscrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff members and others.
Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…
Former North Carolina A & T students, left to right, Joseph McNeill, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Jibreel Khazan, are shown at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 1, 1980, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their historic sit-in. The four were not ser…
Bayard Rustin, leader of the "March on Washington" scheduled for Aug. 28, is shown at the National Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1963, New York. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)
'American" doesn't mean "white." But before we get to that, a quick detour.
The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.
The 66-year-old Savannah kitchen cel…
Steve Porter of the public affairs office of the Missouri Department of Transportation cleans trash from around an "Adopt-A-Highway" litter control sign of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan on Dec. 1, 1999. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
PHOENIX — A judge will hear arguments this morning over a request by opponents of Arizona’s immigration law that would thwart a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the statute’s most contentious section.
Last November, Judge Clark Munger ruled murder suspect Ray Segala, 58, is mentally fit to stand trial, but his attorneys remain unconvinced.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a lengthy legal battle between a black
South Carolina church and members of the Ku Klux Klan, a judge has
ruled that the church owns a building where KKK robes and T-shirts