Tag: African-Americans

FBI report on black ‘extremists’ raises new monitoring fears

WASHINGTON — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights...
Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’

PHILADELPHIA — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of...
Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. ...
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PHILADELPHIA — The nation's oldest historically black college will remain accredited after a state commission decided to work with the school, citing "significant progress"...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's infant mortality rate has increased based on 2016 data, state health officials said. ...
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CHICAGO — The Chicago Urban League has released a report indicating the opioid problem in the city of Chicago, especially among African-Americans, is far...
In ‘Mudbound,’ Dee Rees crafts a Jim Crow epic of 2 families

NEW YORK — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex...
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DETROIT — Some Michigan schools are working to reduce the use of suspensions and expulsions after being cited by the state for using the...
WNBA receives ‘A’ on race and gender report card

ORLANDO, Fla. — The WNBA once again leads all professional sports leagues in hiring women and minorities for coaching and front-office positions. ...
Judge: St. Louis police can’t spray chemicals on protesters

ST. LOUIS — Police in St. Louis who have dealt with dozens of protests in the two months since a former officer was acquitted...

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