- Groups seek changes to Cleveland police consent decree Updated: Jun-29-15 2:16 pm
CLEVELAND - The NAACP and other civil rights groups want a federal judge to modify a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland police department by requiring outside agencies to investigate deadly police-use-of-force cases and to make the job of police inspector general more independent, according to brief filed Monday.
- History of the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds Updated: Jun-23-15 3:28 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The shooting deaths of nine people at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, have reignited calls for the Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia to come down.
- Attorney feels driven to solve 1940 slaying of NAACP member Updated: Jun-22-15 6:32 am
BROWNSVILLE, Tennessee - The man in the black-and-white photograph on Jim Emison's desk seems to look right into him, all but demanding to not be forgotten. Emison is doing his best to oblige.
- Choosing your own: Definition of race becoming fluid Updated: Jun-16-15 5:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Experts say the controversy over the racial identity of Rachel Dolezal shows how the definition of race is becoming fluid in a country that's turning more diverse.