Homebuyer tax credits, according to a government investigator, were illegally claimed by hundreds of US prison inmates.
Black congressmen's charges that they faced 15 N-word slings from 'tea partyers' in the run-up to the health-care vote tarred the movement. Will tea party insistence that the lawmakers present evidence help US move to a 'post-shame' era?
Internecine fighting and the passing of icons like Dorothy Height and Benjamin Hooks indicate a civil rights movement unmoored from its past. Its search for relevance is coming to a head.
New Yorker editor David Remnick examines Barack Obama’s unprecedented political odyssey.
Black voters were a key part of Obama’s election in 2008. But now some African-American leaders are criticizing him for not doing enough.
Legal challenges ensue in federal court, and plans are afoot for a 2010 ballot measure to undo Proposition 8.
A gathering in Selma honored the gains of old – and registered new expectations for the Obama era.
His national address Tuesday was part acknowledgment of the grave economic challenges, part pep talk.