- The Latest: 3 arrested in Chicago Black Friday protests Updated: Nov-27-15 8:41 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):
- Rights pioneer Heman Sweatt's family backs UT race policy Updated: Nov-27-15 3:52 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Warning the U.S. Supreme Court against taking a step backward, the family of segregation-busting icon Heman Sweatt has joined calls for preserving a University of Texas policy that uses race as one of several factors in picking incoming freshmen.
- Ukraine handed 1-game stadium ban for racism Updated: Nov-27-15 9:08 am
NYON, Switzerland - Ukraine was ordered to play a game behind closed doors as part of a UEFA punishment for racist behavior at last month's European Championship qualifier against Spain.
- Pope: land grabs a serious problem in Kenya Updated: Nov-27-15 8:45 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Pope Francis on Friday took aim at the injustice of land grabs by Kenya's powerful and wealthy individuals, acts that government probes have identified as a major source of conflict and ethnic tension in the country.
- UCF releases photos of suspects in anti-Semitic fliers Updated: Nov-27-15 3:02 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The University of Central Florida has released images of two people suspected of leaving anti-Semitic stickers and fliers around campus.
- Orphan told education out for girl started legacy of law Updated: Nov-26-15 4:53 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - She was an orphan by the age of 3 and passed around by family members for years from one house to another.
- Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color Updated: Nov-25-15 7:12 pm
SEATTLE - The student body president of Western Washington University said Wednesday she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.
- Lawsuit: Iowa officers pointed guns at innocent dad, child Updated: Nov-25-15 4:40 pm
A highway stop in which Iowa police officers pointed weapons at an innocent man and his 6-year-old son has prompted a federal lawsuit and racial profiling claims.
- Correction: Ferguson-Year Later-No Indictment story Updated: Nov-25-15 2:25 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - In a story Nov. 23 about the anniversary of the grand jury's decision not to charge a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Cerner Corp. is adding 200 jobs to the Ferguson economy. It is not, but another company, Centene Corp., is doing that.
- Brevard High School students face sanction for incidents Updated: Nov-25-15 2:21 pm
BREVARD, North Carolina - A series of racial incidents on and off campus has left three Brevard High School students suspended, two facing criminal charges, and two men arrested, authorities in Transylvania County say.
- Saints tight end Ben Watson writes book on racial issues Updated: Nov-25-15 11:32 am
NEW ORLEANS - Benjamin Watson has always felt the pull to write a book.
- Dynamo Kiev gets empty stadium order for racist fan attacks Updated: Nov-25-15 8:05 am
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA ordered Dynamo Kiev to play two home games in an empty stadium after racist attacks on fans at a Champions League match.
- Obama honoring Streisand, Spielberg, Yogi Berra and more Updated: Nov-24-15 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."
- Black Oregon college student says he's forgiven attackers Updated: Nov-24-15 9:58 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A black Lewis & Clark College student who told police he was assaulted by three white men on campus said Tuesday he forgives the attackers.
- Small town in Idaho elects first full Latino city council Updated: Nov-24-15 6:03 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A small town in rural Idaho broke political barriers earlier this month by electing its first fully Latino city council after voters chose to replace more than half of its local leaders in the November election.
- Pennsylvania police chief apologizes for emailed racial slur Updated: Nov-24-15 4:42 pm
FARRELL, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania police chief is apologizing for using a racial slur in a fundraising email.
- University of Kentucky to cover controversial campus mural Updated: Nov-24-15 2:45 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Nine years after his predecessor rejected calls to remove a controversial Great Depression-era campus mural that featured black workers toiling in a tobacco field, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has decided to cover the painting until a more permanent solution is found.
- Judge says Iowa beating was racially motivated, 'vicious' Updated: Nov-24-15 11:48 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - An Iowa bar's surveillance camera captured video of a white felon committing a "vicious attack" on a black man, and the evidence indicates the beating was racially motivated, a judge has ruled.
- School says students admit writing 'white power' in snow Updated: Nov-24-15 8:03 am
GRAND RAPIPDS, Michigan - Calvin College says two students have admitted writing racist statements and symbols in snow that had fallen on several cars.
- Brandeis students occupy building for diversity demands Updated: Nov-24-15 4:42 am
WALTHAM, Massachusetts - Hundreds of Brandeis University students have occupied the school's administration building and say they won't leave until officials address their demands regarding diversity.
- Group of parents accuse school district of discrimination Updated: Nov-24-15 4:07 am
AMBLER, Pennsylvania - A group of parents say a high-performing suburban Philadelphia school district is discriminating against black students by giving them more suspensions and putting them in lower-level courses.
- Brown launching public workshops on racism Updated: Nov-23-15 8:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Brown University is launching a series of lectures and workshops on racism.
- Report finds racial bias in traffic stops by Texas troopers Updated: Nov-23-15 6:54 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - An analysis of Texas Department of Public Safety reports shows black drivers are consistently searched at a higher rate than their white counterparts - refuting years of agency claims that its data proves it treats motorists of different races equally.
- MBTA bans political ads after Israel controversy Updated: Nov-23-15 5:58 pm
BOSTON - The board that oversees Boston's transit system voted Monday to stop accepting advertising on political and social issues, days after controversy erupted over an ad that accuses the Israeli military of killing Palestinian children.
- Rep. James Clyburn donates congressional papers to USC Updated: Nov-23-15 4:26 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina native and No. 3 House Democrat James Clyburn announced Monday he's sending his congressional papers to the University of South Carolina to help bring attention to his state's contribution to the national struggle for civil rights.