Iowa

As Black people, we are expected to consume these personal, violent attacks like we digest cake. We are told that we cannot act if someone decides to be ruthless, violent and trifling. As violence begets violence against us, we are continually told and showed that it is not fine to simply be.

Black Iowa teens received college scholarships for keeping their promise to graduate high school. The scholarship offer and promise to graduate came a decade ago.

An Iowa man is facing hate crime charges after he was arrested on Sunday for fighting with a Black man. Andy Benavidez of Iowa City was wearing a surgical mask when police discovered him fighting the other man, and told police he wore the mask because he was “allergic to Black people,” local outlet KGAN reports. […]

A van carrying Ben Carson's presidential campaign team "hit a patch of ice and flipped on its side," striking another vehicle.

A woman who believed she was 12 weeks pregnant turned out to be six months pregnant when she gave birth to her fourth child in…

Hannah Stouffer (pictured right), who was adopted at birth, has wanted most of her life to meet the woman who gave birth to her. One day…

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa (pictured), that effectively settles allegations…

Homeowners Shelly Owens (pictured), her fiance, Kevin Durham (pictured), and their children had their Council Bluffs, Iowa, home vandalized and then set ablaze in what…