Black Americans have been disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Census Bureau.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced Friday that construction to make Black Lives Matter Plaza a permanent installation will begin on Monday, July 19 with lane closures expected.
Some government agencies are taking the step to rebrand "Asian carp" in the wake of anti-Asian hate crimes that surged during the coronavirus pandemic.
A man in Riverside County says he was racially profiled and was accused of stealing a boy’s cellphone; the confrontation was all caught on video.
Staffers barred her entry saying she was banned after her face was scanned - saying Lamya was involved in a brawl at the skating rink back in March. But there was one problem. "I was so confused because I've never been there," said Lamya.
AB 1506 requires the AG's office to independently investigate all deadly police shootings of unarmed citizens to determine if charges should be filed against the officers.
A racist rant in a quiet South Jersey neighborhood is going viral. It shows a man hurling racial epithets at his neighbor. Monday, a crowd gathered outside the man’s house, in protest.
Homicides in California jumped 31% last year, making it the deadliest year since 2007, and Black people accounted for nearly one-third of all victims as the most populous state struggled with the coronavirus pandemic and concerns over racial injustice.
California is restricting state-funded government travel to Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota, and West Virginia as a "result of new anti-LGBTQ+ legislation recently enacted in each state," California Attorney General Rob Bonta said Monday.
The U.N. human rights chief made the call in a landmark report launched after the killing of George Floyd.
President Joe Biden named a U.S. special diplomatic envoy for LGBTQ rights and gave remarks to celebrate Pride Month at the White House.
President Joe Biden said he’s "proud” of athletes Carl Nassib and Kumi Yokoyama, who both recently announced that they’re part of the LGBTQ community.
Even though it’s been celebrated for 156 years and recognized in some form in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until this week.
It was all smiles in Leimert Park as fairgoers celebrated the newly-recognized federal holiday.
Mayor Garcetti and a team of mayors launched an initiative to work toward reparations for Black Americans in an effort to recompense for slavery and centuries of systemic oppression.
Members of the Santa Monica police union discussed where the city is at now and how they could be a part of police reform.
The House passed a bill Wednesday that would make Juneteenth, or June 19th, a federal holiday.
Rita Moreno discusses underrepresentation in Hollywood following the release of In the Heights (2021).
L.A. Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner, along with music producer and entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine and artist-producer-entrepreneur Andre "Dr. Dre" Young Monday announced a joint effort to launch a new high school in South Los Angeles — Regional High School .1.
The Pulitzer Prizes gave a special citation to Darnella Frazier whose video showing former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck played an integral role during his murder trial and sent shockwaves through social media.