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Civil Rights Pioneer Seeks Expungement of ’55 Arrest Record

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Months before Rosa Parks became the mother of the modern civil rights movement by refusing to move to the back...

Texas lawmakers pass new congressional maps bolstering GOP

By ACACIA CORONADO and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing...

Feds Won’t Seek Charges Against Cop in Jacob Blake Shooting

By Todd Richmond, Associated Press Federal prosecutors announced Friday, October 8, that they won't file charges against a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake...

City Seeks Festival’s Return, Pharrell Cites ‘Toxic Energy’

Associated Press Virginia Beach, Virginia leaders want Pharrell Williams to bring his popular Something in the Water festival back next year, but the musician is...

Expanded Museum Traces Legacy of Slavery in America

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press The statues of chained men, women and children stick hauntingly out of sand as simulated waves crash overhead, a symbol...