Also: Police arrest several people after clashing with protesters who threw bottles following a candlelight vigil for the slain Brooklyn teen.
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The longtime activist hasn't quite overcome the reputation of his early career, but the Rev. Al Sharpton now commands a uniquely powerful platform.
The latest incident followed a report that a person wearing what looked like a Ku Klux Klan outfit was seen near the Afrikan Heritage House on campus. The college, one of the first in the country to admit black students, declared "a day of solidarity" following the incidents.
The daughter of the former fiery segregationist passes away; she revealed her parentage in 2003, six months after Thurmond's death.
The first married gay male couple featured in Jet magazine marks a cultural breakthrough for African-Americans, many say.
Matthews accused Republicans of seizing on Obama's race to make him appear like "the other." It was a charge Priebus called "garbage."
An autopsy report says 21-year-old Chavis Carter shot himself with a concealed handgun. He was detained last month by Jonesboro, Ark., police who stopped a vehicle he was traveling in. Carter had an outstanding drug-related warrant.
In 1972, Latinos aged 18 to 24, represented 2.9 percent of college students. They're now 16 percent.
The man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will argue he was in fear for his life when they encountered each other. If a judge agrees, the case could be dismissed.
Some are thinking about how to balance their faith with the danger of being attacked.
The connection was made not through Obama's African father, but through his white mother.
The city council also voted to ask the U.S. Attorney to investigate officer-involved shootings.
While he is sorry that Trayvon Martin ended up dead, George Zimmerman says he doesn't regret anything he did the evening of Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla. And he says he won't question why it happened.
The man who shot and killed black teenager Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26 has been charged with second-degree murder. He says he acted in self defense. The case has ignited another national discussion about race relations.
The man accused in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has pleaded innocent. His earlier release on $150,000 bail was revoked after it was revealed that he hadn't told the judge about a large defense fund created on his behalf.
Much of what is in the materials has been previously reported, but their release offers the most detailed looks so far into his claim that he acted in self defense. He writes that "in fear for my life," he shot the teenager.
Fred Luter, a former street preacher who turned a dying New Orleans church into a powerhouse, is set to become the organization's first black president.
Prosecutors say the calls show the Zimmermans knew that roughly $135,000 had been raised by a website set up to support his defense. They did not tell that to a court during his initial bond hearing.
"I wouldn't want to go to bed with all that anger every day," he told KPCC in April, about trying to forgive, rather than avenge, his 1991 beating at the hands of police.
Georgia transportation officials turned down a local Ku Klux Klan group's request to join the Adopt-A-Highway program, saying it would distract drivers. Georgia has suspended new applications to join the highway beautification program.