UNEMPLOYMENT RISES FOR BLACK AMERICANS AS CORONAVIRUS ECONOMIC TOLL GROWS

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May, but the unemployment rose to 16.8 percent for black Americans - the highest rate in a decade....

MOURNERS GATHER TO REMEMBER GEORGE FLOYD IN NORTH CAROLINA

Thousands lined the streets to pay respects for George Floyd in Raeford, North Carolina, just 20 miles from where Floyd was born and...

 
 
 

PROTESTS TAKE PLACE AROUND THE WORLD AGAINST RACIAL INJUSTICE

Demonstrations condemning racism and police brutality took place in South Korea, Australia, Mexico and other countries around the world....

MAN WRONGLY IMPRISONED FOR 4-YEAR-OLD GIRL'S MURDER FREED AFTER 28 YEARS

Walter Ogrod was on death row in the killing of Barbara Jean Horn in Philadelphia, but prosecutors now say he's innocent..

 
 
 

TRUMP NIXES GOLF CLUB VISIT OVER POTENTIAL FOR 'BAD OPTICS' AMID NATIONWIDE PROTESTS

The president ultimately agreed with advisers that the trip could be problematic as thousands of protesters descended on the White...

MINNEAPOLIS BUSINESSWOMAN STANDS WITH PROTESTERS, EVEN AFTER HER STORE BURNED DOWN

“This hurts, but watching him lose his life like that, it hurts more, it hurts more than losing my business,” she said.

 
 
 

IN KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, VICTORY DECLARED OVER ANTIFA, WHICH NEVER SHOWED UP

Towns from Washington state to Indiana have seen armed groups begin patrolling the streets after rumors spread on social media about...

CYCLIST ARRESTED IN ASSAULT ON TEENS POSTING RACIAL JUSTICE FLYERS ON MARYLAND TRAIL

Anthony Brennan III, 60, of Kensington, Maryland, is facing a second-degree assault charge.

 
 
 

SAMBO'S, WHICH ONCE HAD 1,100 RESTAURANTS, CHANGES NAME AMID PROTESTS

For years the restaurant's many locations were known to carry artists' depictions of “the adventures of Little Black Sambo,” a racist...

TRUMP TOUTS 'STUPENDOUS' JOBS REPORT - BUT BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT STILL ROSE AGAIN

Less than half of all black Americans currently have a job, an employment-to-population ratio that is “massively alarming,” said one...

 
 
 

GEORGE FLOYD MEMORIAL IN NORTH CAROLINA AS SHERIFF'S OFFICERS ESCORT HIS BODY

The Hoke County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina will escort Floyd's body for the memorial, which will include a public viewing and...

BRYAN STEVENSON: NATIONWIDE UNREST IS ABOUT A HISTORY OF RACIAL INEQUALITY

Stevenson talks with Lester Holt about what's next in the pursuit of racial equality, which includes passing federal laws and training...

 
 
 

BLACK AMERICANS EXPLORE AFRICAN ROOTS IN GHANA

Deijha Gordon is a New Yorker who moved to Ghana in search of a new beginning. NBC Nightly News visited her there earlier this year,...

DEMOCRATS MOVE WITHIN STRIKING RANGE OF TAKING THE SENATE, FORECASTS SAY

Joe Biden, the apparent Democratic nominee, claims his party can pick up six Senate seats.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS MAY TRANSFORM THE WAY AMERICA'S SPIES DO THEIR JOBS

A pandemic has killed more Americans in four months than died in all the wars in the past half-century while inflicting trillions in...

BIDEN SECURES DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION WITH DELEGATES FROM GUAM

The Democratic nominee will be officially selected by delegates at the DNC, which was postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak and will...

 
 
 

'A GIANT MISTAKE': POLICE JEOPARDIZED MORE THAN PROTESTERS' CIVIL RIGHTS WITH CRACKDOWNS

"What I'd like to see is police not just taking a knee but standing in support of systemic, sustainable police reform," a policing...

BLACK ACTIVISTS IN A MOSTLY WHITE CITY ARE MARCHING FOR RACIAL JUSTICE - AND GETTING RESULTS

After a week of demonstrations led by black activists, the all-white Des Moines City Council is planning a vote on a ban of racial...

 
 
 

THE WHITE HOUSE COMPARED TRUMP TO CHURCHILL, AND HISTORIANS SCOFFED

"When Churchill was touring the bombed areas in WWII, he didn't need the British people covered in tear gas in order for him to be...

AN ANGRY NATION PREPARES FOR A WEEKEND OF PROTESTS AGAINST GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

Daily demonstrations against police attacks on black men show little sign of abating.

 
 
 



Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

The damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a widening line of inequality based on education. Read more ...

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters took to the streets for another day of marches and rallies across the Big Apple on Saturday, with many anti-cop demonstrators urging the... Read more ...

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Saturday's 3 p.m. funeral for George Floyd will be a private, friends and family service at a North Carolina conference center - but mourners numbering in the thousands have... Read more ...

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz announced an independent investigation of Chris Doyle after black players spoke of incidents with him. Read more ...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a... Read more ...

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Read more ...

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors say two Buffalo police officers have been charged with assault after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester. Read more ...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

The remembrance of George Floyd's life in the state he was born follows a night of de-escalation for protests in many cities across the U.S. Read more ...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during fighter introductions at UFC 250

Light heavyweight Devin Clark took a knee and raised a fist in solidarity with the protests against police brutality and racism ahead of his showdown with Alonzo Menifield. Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews are battling a 40-acre fire in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...