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INDIANAPOLIS — Damon Lane has worked for Indianapolis mayors Greg Ballard and Joe Hogsett. His community service has earned him too many awards to count, he said. But there have been times when none of that mattered. He’s 49 now and said he is still paying for the very serious felony crimes he committed as […]

North Carolina’s anti-gay “bathroom bill” has been the center of a lot of controversy this year — and “The Daily Show” decided to put the bill to the test. The state’s discriminatory HB2 bill, which was passed in March, restricts transgender people from using the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity and also allows businesses […]

Take a moment to celebrate our four-legged friends following Montreal's ban on pit bull and pit bull-like dogs.

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to return as a partner at the big corporate law firm he exited more than five years…

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered…

If you haven’t seen it, there’s a video circulating of Mike Brown’s stepfather, Louis Head standing outside the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters shouting “Burn this…

Do you live in one of the states without racial profiling laws? A new report from the NAACP finds out that 20 states don’t have laws…

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…

When I was a kid, “The Talk” meant something different. It meant a father telling his son or a mother telling a daughter about the…

It’s time President Obama step in to protect protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. As long as Black Americans have had United States citizenship, we have needed…

A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state’s death penalty is unconstitutional. California put a moratorium on the death penalty in 2006 and…

Another black man in charge! Wendell E. Pritchett, the current chancellor of Rutgers University- Camden, has been named the interim dean of the University of…