Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has become the "consensus" black
candidate in Chicago's mayoral race.
Jazz pianist and composer who helped found Jazzmobile has died at the age of 89.
James Meeks withdrew his candidacy for Chicago mayor
on Thursday, and he urged others to follow his lead.
Gov. Deval Patrick has sworn in the first black chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
America's neighborhoods became more integrated last year than during any
time in at least a century.
American Indians and black farmers will be paid $4.6 billion to address
claims of government mistreatment over many decades under landmark
legislation President Barack Obama signed Wednesday.
Despite an NCAA investigation, Auburn's Cam Newton was the overwhelming choice to win the Heisman Trophy.
As the final chapter of the investigation played
out, Rangel displayed contrition, anger,
relief, and defiance.