Supreme Court

Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane NAACP president who resigned after it was revealed she was passing as Black for years, will speak at a Martin Luther King Day celebration in Cary, North Carolina.

Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.

U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in a request by Ohio Democrats to restore an extra week of early voting.

The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.

The decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt means a lower court's decision to uphold the law has been reversed.

The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.

The Supreme Court examined a case out of Utah that questioned whether it was constitutional for evidence collected unlawfully by a police officer could be used as evidence in court.

Thomas, who will turn 68 on June 23, is the lone Black Supreme Court Justice and one of the court's most conservative members.

Four decades after the ban on first-trimester abortions was declared unconstitutional in Roe v. Wade, women's reproductive rights activists find themselves before the Supreme Court for another battle in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

To be sure, the makeup of the list comes as no surprise. Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again," appears to harken back to the days when Whites were a flourishing majority, writing some of the most reprehensible chapters in American history - notably slavery and Jim Crow laws, which gave birth to a corrupt criminal justice system.

As drug abuse allegations continue to swirl around Prince’s death, those close to the legendary singer are speaking out. According to bodyguard Chris “Romeo” Gaither, the artist never had an issue with drugs. “I was Prince’s bodyguard up until the day he died,” said Gaither outside of an invite-only memorial service for the singer in Minnesota. […]