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Several African Americans who were denied housing in his buildings shared their stories in a campaign video for Hillary Clinton that was released on Tuesday.

Issa Rae, creator of the popular Awkward Black Girl series, hit a major milestone on Sunday with the debut of her new project Insecure.

Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane NAACP president who resigned after it was revealed she was passing as Black for years, will speak at a Martin Luther King Day celebration in Cary, North Carolina.

Naylor won the National Book Award and the American Book Award for her debut novel, which was later turned into a mini-series helmed by Oprah Winfrey.

President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.

In the two-minute spot, the former Miss Universe says she felt victimized by Trump on numerous occasions.

Rep. Robert Pittenger, a North Carolina congressman, expressed regret for inflammatory statements he made on live television in which he said Charlotte protesters "hate white people because white people are successful and they're not."

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday reignited controversy about his role in the birther movement after he refused “again to acknowledge that President Obama was born in the United States,” writes The New York Times. The move prompted his campaign, not Trump, to release a statement saying the candidate believes the president was indeed […]

"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.