DeRay Mckesson speaks with Newsweek about his platform and the hurdles in running for office.
Critics said students were overreacting in protesting messages on campus supporting the Republican presidential front-runner.
Though the show is set in 1857, its creators tapped John Legend to curate the music, including songs by Kanye West and the Weeknd.
A Raleigh, North Carolina, police officer on Monday killed a man who was fleeing arrest, the authorities said.
Police have released five Ku Klux Klan members arrested after a Saturday rally turned into a bloody brawl, saying that the Klansmen acted in self-defense.
What happens when Beyoncé haters plan a rally and nobody comes?
The full-time protester filed to run for mayor just before the deadline, and some aren't thrilled.
"Baltimore is a city of promise and possibility," Mckesson said.
Quintonio LeGrier, 19, called 911 three times before he was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer on December 26, new records show.
The D.C. voucher program has helped thousands of low-income, mostly black kids opt out of dismal public schools.
From Charleston to San Bernardino, 2015 was the deadliest year for domestic extremist violence since 1995.
The hashtag #NoJusticeNoLeBron trended on Twitter Tuesday.
The 12-year-old boy was killed in November 2014 in a Cleveland park.
Quintonio Legrier, a 19-year-old black student, was also killed.
The protesters are demanding accountability in shootings by police.
William Porter's is scheduled to be retried on June 13.
Because of federal probes, the South Carolina solicitor says he cannot now bring a case.
The defense has rested in the first of the six separate trials.
Among African-American clergy who met with the mogul, it's unclear who is endorsing him and who is reserving judgment.
The GOP wannabes have a responsibility to calm people with the truth rather than stir them up with lies.