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Prizefighter Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose career was cut short by a wrongful murder conviction in New Jersey, died Sunday at his home in Toronto, Canada, the New York Times reports. He was 76.
A Ku Klux Klan Imperial Grand Wizard called last Sunday’s shooting spree by white supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross a setback for the organization, CNN reports.
A 21-year-old man, convicted of attempted murder for firing shots at a rival gang member at a University of Southern California campus party, sobbed and pleaded for leniency during his sentencing Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Days after drawing heavy criticism from Peta over the use of real eggs for the White House Easter egg roll, Michelle Obama is now under fire for a proposed graduation address in Topeka, Kan., the Associated Press reports.
Nearly a month after controversy erupted over Aaron McGruder’s departure from The Boondocks, the award-winning animated show is slated to return Monday for its fourth and final season, the Associated Press reports.