Chicago's top cop says current gun policies facilitate illegal gun trafficking, and equal "government-sponsored racism."
Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale spoke to an eager crowd of nearly 100 listeners representing an array of political organizations in the region.
Hundreds demonstrated outside the Constitutional Court, asking it to declare that Ugandan mothers dying in childbirth represent a violation of the right to life.
Hundreds marched peacefully to protest the release from prison of Johannes Mehserle, former BART police officer who killed passenger Oscar Grant III, after Mehserle had served just one year in prison.
Geronimo Pratt, a former leader of the Black Panther Party falsely accused, then imprisoned for 27 years, died June 3 in Tanzania.
African Americans represent 32.4 percent of Chicago but they make up only 17 percent respectively of the city's fire department.
Immigrant rights activists say legendary guitarist Carlos Santana hit a home run during his speech at Major League Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game in Atlanta, Georgia, May 15.
Donald Trump's tirades have prompted sharp responses from a broad array of notable persons, including a number of media and film personalities.
Besides Nazi symbols the workers also say a vehicle displaying confederate flags has consistently been seen parked on the property near the warehouse entrance.
An appeals court has granted Mumia Abu Jamal a new sentencing hearing in the death row political prisoner's ongoing legal battle. The decision represents the second time the appeals court has rendered such a judgment.