African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.
West Point’s graduating class will make history this weekend. The group includes the largest number of African American women in the prestigious U.S. military academy’s 217 years. West Point says.. CBS News - Published
Chicago's historic new mayor is taking on political corruption as her first official act. Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Monday that curtails the power of Chicago's city council members... CBS News - Published
A white supremacist convicted of killing James Byrd Jr. in 1998 by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck in one of the most notorious hate crimes in modern times is scheduled to be executed..
A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminated on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Pope Francis named the first African-American to the Catholic Church's highest U.S. position, looking to end a disturbing trend after the two previous men..