Donald Trump says a coalition of 100 black clergy will endorse him on Monday. But some of them say the meeting was presented as a dialogue and are refusing to back the controversial candidate.
While whipping up racial controversy, Donald Trump shocked many when he announced that a coalition of 100 black ministers will endorse his candidacy on Monday after a meeting at his New York City headquarters.
But some of those on the invitation list say they have no...Read more
Cook County SheriffWATCH Arrest Made in 'Unspeakable' Murder of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn Lee
A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in connection with the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured from a playground and shot in the head because of his father's gang ties.
Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said the suspect, 27-year-old Corey Morgan, is a gang member with an extensive criminal history. McCarthy said two other men, including one jailed on an unrelated gun...Read more
Protesters disrupted Christmas shopping in downtown Chicago on Friday, marching up and down the city’s “Magnificent Mile” retail district, in the largest and most concentrated demonstration since the release of a video late Tuesday showing the shooting death of a black teenager by a white city police officer.
The video showing the October 2014 slaying of Laquan McDonald, 17, by Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged with first-degree murder this week, has stirred the protests....Read more
Some students are fighting back against attempts to highlight Woodrow Wilson's racist legacy.
A group of Princeton University students sent a letter this week to Christopher L. Eisgruber, the school's president, asking to meet with him so they can argue in favor of keeping Woodrow Wilson's name on various campus features -- pushing back against recent protests at Princeton that argue Wilson, a former U.S. president who advanced and supported white supremacist policies, ought not to receive the kind...Read more
A 12-year-old girl gives birth to a son. His father’s in jail. Her mother’s an addict. Fast forward 23 years, and what’s become of them?
If you guessed that she’s 16 years into a nursing career and he’s working on a master’s degree, congratulations. Elizabeth Nicholson could not have predicted that outcome, and she lived it.
When Nicholson and her son, Demetrious, a senior on the University of Virginia football team, walk onto the field Saturday before his...Read more
Donald Trump's campaign says he'll pick up the endorsement of a coalition of 100 African-American pastors and evangelical leaders Monday in New York City.
The real estate mogul and Republican presidential front-runner's campaign announced the endorsement -- which it said will come after a private meeting at Trump Tower -- on Wednesday.
Trump's campaign scheduled an endorsement event for 1 p.m. ET. It has not released the names of the religious leaders who are set to endorse...Read more
The shooting that took place as protesters gathered near a Minneapolis police precinct on Monday sent shocks throughout the nation. It was speculated that white supremacists shot five Black Lives Matter protesters. However, three suspects with unknown ties have been arrested in connection with the shooting with one suspect held and released.
NBC Washington reports that three men are in custody — a 23-year-old white man and two male suspects, ages 26 and 21, both white — this after a robust investigation...Read more