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The NAACP wants the Maryland State Police to investigate claims a Laurel City police officer struck a handcuffed man multiple times, and the man in custody is suing for $3 million.
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the group's resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage blacks to support marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other states.
A project to gather the stories of Virginians who lived through desegregation of the state's public schools is coming to Richmond.
Hundreds of people _ many of them wearing hoodies _ marched through downtown Baltimore's streets to call for justice for a black Florida teenager who police say was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Legislation forcing voters to bring identification to Virginia polling places on election day won Senate passage Monday after Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling broke a 20-20 partisan deadlock.
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