Four weeks after alleged gang members lured 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee into an alley and killed him -- a slaying that some in violence-riddled Chicago called a new low -- the city's police superintendent announced the arrest of one man Friday and vowed to "obliterate" the "criminal" group he belonged to.
Protesters marched on Chicago's luxury corridor during a major shopping holiday Friday and demanded the resignations of the city's top leaders, alleging a yearlong cover-up of a police video depicting an officer's killing of teenager Laquan McDonald.
“We will make it a real ‘Black Friday,’” warned Minister Louis Farrakhan, “because there won’t be a Black person in sight.”
It may have been raining in New York City last Thursday, but educational activists at 32 Old Slip in lower Manhattan were determined to shine anyway.
A Peruvian court has handed down prison sentences for two businessmen who took no action to assist an Afro-Peruvian woman who faced racism while at work.
The Children of Slaves and Patriots committee is hosting daily rallies in front of the Slave Theater.
Each time we think that Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has exhausted his asinine statements, he retrieves another.
The “Real Black Friday—No Christmas Shopping Campaign” took to the streets last Friday with the Harriett Tubman–Fannie Lou Hamer Collective of Black women in Brooklyn.
The youths of Muhammad Mosque #7 hosted a Justice or Else: 10,000 fearless open house Saturday Nov. 21 at MIST Harlem.
Tasha Hayes-Smith, an East Orange firefighter since August of 1993, becomes the first female promoted to captain in the department’s history.
Nestled in a recently renovated East Harlem building, Ali Abdullah runs around his office in preparation for our interview.
Following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris a little more than a week ago, it feels as though life as we know it will never be the same.
Over 400 people gathered at the historic Schomburg Museum, located in Harlem, N.Y., for a celebration of womanhood.
Interfaith Medical Center gives Thanksgiving to community residents and some community groups.
On the initial announcement that “The Hippest Chick,” Erykah Badu was hosting the 2015 Soul Train Awards, hints of skepticism ran on and on.
New York’s low-wage workers are facing another difficult holiday season. They know it will be a struggle to just pay the bills and put food on the table, before even considering what it will take to buy gifts for their families.
A week before Thanksgiving, airport workers wanted to let companies know who hold the power.
Minimum wage started a debate among people who feel there is no equal accommodation for people in the minimum wage workforce.
The other day, my 5-year-old daughter and I were walking down the street...
People partnerships not just ‘a mess of pottage’ Creating business opportunities in rebuilding Haiti
On Jan. 1, 1804, when Haiti proclaimed its independence from France, it not only became the first free Black republic in the world, it ignited the torch of hope for enslaved and exploited peoples worldwide.