President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
Austinites did not let the pandemic stop them from honoring the civil right's leader.
The United Way of Greater Austin held virtually and socially distanced events throughout the day tp honor the civil right's leader.
“If there was ever a population that has been discriminated against it is people with disabilities,” said Kafka.
The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event Tuesday evening that will celebrate the nation’s diversity ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Houston ISD 4th and 5th graders deliver powerful speeches in the MLK Oratory Competition.
The committee was commissioned to chronicle the full history of the song to "better acknowledge, share and learn from the song’s history."
The country's next inaugural poet is an old pro at ceremonial occasions, and she's only 22.
The post in question said "F--- Black Lives Matter."
Prosecutors in Wisconsin have asked a judge to order an Illinois teen charged with killing two people and wounding a third in a violent protest over a police shooting to stay out of bars and away from white supremacist groups.
Nick Hudson with the ACLU of Texas talks about the protesters who were injured by Austin police during demonstrations for racial equality.
In a video posted on Youtube, 43-year-old Manuel Flores stated that “my dream is at least … take out at least 200 n------.”
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday, just over six months after legislators retired the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol.
Former governor Rick Snyder, his health director, and other former officials are expected to be charged for their roles in the Flint water crisis.
Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, former U.N. Ambassador and civil rights leader Andrew Young and former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan got vaccinated against COVID-19 in Georgia on Tuesday, hoping to send a message to Black Americans that the shots are safe.
The violent breaching of the halls of power on Capitol Hill by insurrectionists represents one of the plainest displays of a racial double standard in modern history.
A young woman who went viral on social media for a racially-motivated attack in New York has been arrested in Ventura County.
Louisville police have fired two detectives, one who shot Breonna Taylor and another who sought the warrant that led to the deadly raid.
In California, current and former San Jose Police Department officers were found to have shared racist Facebook posts. Other agencies, including the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and San Francisco Police Department, have been involved in similar issues.
Local leaders believe not only has COVID highlighted healthcare inequities, but there is now also inequities in vaccine distribution.