WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, saying it was necessary to restore “public trust and confidence” in the nation’s top law enforcement agency following several tumultuous months. “The FBI is one of our nation’s most cherished and respected institutions, and today will mark a new beginning for our […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month into his tenure, Donald Trump’s White House is beset by a crush of crises. Divisions, dysfunction and high-profile exits have left the young administration nearly paralyzed and allies wondering how it will reboot. The bold policy moves that marked Trump’s first days in office have slowed to a […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI was trying to get a look at thousands of Hillary Clinton’s emails on disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner’s computer partly to see if anyone had hacked in to steal classified information, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Investigating possible hacking appeared to be a secondary rationale for the email […]

More single Black women are packing pistols. “There is a high uptick of African-Americans buying guns across the country,” said Philip Smith, president of the 14,000-member National African-American Gun Association. “We are enrolling members in gun clubs in record numbers and Black women are driving gun sales,” Smith said. “More women are buying guns and […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America’s 45th president. An effort by anti-Trump forces to persuade Republican electors to abandon the president-elect came to practically nothing and the process unfolded largely according to its traditions. Trump’s […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election and said it was “fact” that such actions helped Donald Trump’s campaign. The White House also assailed Trump himself, saying he must have known of Russia’s […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Washington said Thursday that they have issued a permit for the Women’s March on Washington, a demonstration planned for the day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The Metropolitan Police Department said it has issued a permit for the Jan. 21 march to start near the U.S. Capitol. Organizers […]

Political commentator and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry recently underscored what many African-Americans sentiment know to be true past occupants of the White House. Bottom line: The presidency has had its share of racist, sexist men throughout history, so the election of Donald Trump, despite his documented incidents of racism and sexism, is not […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats warned on Wednesday that they’ll make Donald Trump’s splashy new Washington hotel a big headache if he doesn’t dump his ownership stake in it before taking office as the nation’s 45th president. If he does so without divesting himself from his global business empire, the Trump International Hotel a few […]

  First Kanye, now Jim Brown – who along with fellow former footballer Ray Lewis – met with Trump today in New York. The meeting was about African-American issues and Brown’s take away was so good that he “fell in love” with the president-elect. “I fell in love with him because he really talks about helping African-American, […]

Even decorated police officers are becoming victims of racial offensives after Donald Trump was elected president. Hate crimes in New York are up 115 percent since Election Day and Muslim police officers – who have also become blatant victims of bigotry — are requesting a meeting with Trump to discuss the spike in racial assaults […]

Welcome to our new normal. Even NFL players are targets of racial hatred four weeks after Donald Trump was elected president. Nikita Whitlock, a 25-year-old running back for the New York Giants and a father of two young children, returned to his New Jersey apartment this week to find a scrawled message of white supremacy: […]