Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday,
communities across the US are coming together to celebrate 19 June
1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached...read more.
Black residents of Lexington, Mississippi are calling for a U.S. Justice Department probe of systemic racism in the town as they filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the municipality, its police department, and current and former police officials, including an ex-chief fired for racist boasts about shooting a fleeing man 119 times. Read more.