RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A Confederate battle flag hung inside the old North Carolina State Capitol last week to mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War is now being taken down after civil rights leaders raised concerns.
Few men ever served their country so brilliantly, but denied their just rewards because of prejudice, than Charles Young.
The early 20th century was a bad time to be a black person in America. Jim Crow prejudice was riding high. It took either incredible luck or extraordinary skill for an African-American to be recognized for his/her achievements. Unfortunately, Young had neither of those.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Will the U.S. Supreme Court end Civil Rights policies prematurely? Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind?
Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer those questions.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - UEFA wants players to speak out against their own teammates and fans following a series of racist incidents at football matches.
The executive committee of European football's ruling body also called for tougher sanctions on Thursday, hours before a European fans' monitoring group, Fare, said it sent FIFA reports of "racist or xenophobic abuse" at three World Cup qualifiers.