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Why Kamala Harris is glad people are asking if she’s black enough

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris poses for a selfie with Winston-Salem State University Chancellor Elwood Robinson during a Thurgood Marshall College Fund event Feb. 7 in Washington. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 2020 [...]

Outcry in Sweden Over Footage of Pregnant Black Woman Being Dragged From Train

STOCKHOLM — Footage of security officers dragging a pregnant black woman off a Stockholm subway train and pinning her to a bench has caused an outcry in Sweden, raising questions about the treatment of minorities in a country often [...]

Bill Maher accused of racism over fried chicken comment to black congressman

Bill Maher faced fresh allegations of racism for invoking a stereotype about African American while interviewing a black congressman, Rep. William Hurd, Texas Republican, on the comedian’s live HBO program Friday. “I was in the CIA for [...]

Harris and Booker jostle for backing of black lawmakers

Both Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) attended the Congressional Black Caucus’ weekly meeting Wednesday. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> A behind-the-scenes scramble [...]

Black conservative Robert George on why he’s Never Trump

Is there hope for the Republican party after Donald Trump is gone? Longtime black conservative Robert George isn’t so sure. George was an early “canary in the coal mine,” warning about problems with the GOP all the way back to Trent [...]

‘Heart of the Democratic Party’: Black voters in S.C. see first candidate push

Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders are scheduled to be back-to-back speakers at the state capital’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> COLUMBIA, S.C.— [...]

Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A grand jury in Tennessee has indicted a white police officer with first degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a black man last July. The indictment against Nashville officer Andrew Delke was announced [...]

In Lion Air Crash, Black Box Data Reveals Pilots’ Struggle to Regain Control

Data from the jetliner that crashed into the Java Sea last month shows the pilots fought to save the plane almost from the moment it took off, as the Boeing 737’s nose was repeatedly forced down, apparently by an automatic system [...]

Dem chairman fight pits old guard vs. new generation of black leaders

Democrats point to New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a rising star in the party, as a potential future speaker. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Two members of the Congressional Black Caucus are [...]

In Georgia, black voters see echoes of voter suppression

ATLANTA (AP) – When Barbara Williams arrived at the Pittman Park Recreation Center just before noon on Election Day to cast her vote, she saw a line so long that the end wasn’t in sight. “There were so many people, you couldn’t [...]