"I forgive you,” Scott’s mother said to Michael Slager, a white man who fatally shot her unarmed son in a 2015 case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.
The "Last Week Tonight" host argues that removing the racist symbols is a way to come to terms with American history.
It's a key moment for Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton as they both hover within clinching range of their party's nomination. Read our updated live blog coverage throughout Sunday night's showdown in Charleston, S.C.
Students at the University of Mississippi have been organizing to force the removal of the state flag from campus.
Maybe now is a good time for the president to get a grip on America's gun problem.
The suspect in the killing of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on dozens of charges, some of which carry the death penalty.
With lone wolf terrorists among us, the threat posed by ordinary citizens’ access to military-style weapons is no longer just a local problem but a very real national security risk.
FBI director James B. Comey has confirmed that a flawed background check allowed the suspect to purchase the weapon used in the mass slaying at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., last month.
As of Tuesday, legal repercussions have multiplied for Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17.
For those who see religion as primarily an opiate, African-American Christianity offers a riposte. For those who see Christianity itself as a faith that encourages quiescence and conservatism, the tradition of the black church is a sign of contradiction.