Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s recent speech at a conference on income inequality sponsored by Credit Suisse ruffled a lot of feathers, on both the right and the left of the political spectrum.
This past weekend, the People’s Organization for Progress organized a march and rally demanding answers in the death of Kashad Ashford, a 23-year-old Newark man killed by police in September.
Missouri and the country at large are waiting anxiously for a grand jury decision that will decide the fate of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Saturday, Nov. 8 was the second annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo. Many came to see the 30th anniversary of the showing of “The Last Dragon,” featuring the urban star Taimak Guarriello as Bruce Leeroy.
If President Barack Obama goes ahead with his plan on immigration reform, then one “I” may trigger the other “I”: impeachment.
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Our Kysha Harris gives a recipe for the perfect Thanksgiving Day turkey.
Located along California’s beautiful Central Coast region just 120 miles south of San Francisco, 70 miles south of San Jose and 345 miles north of Los Angeles, Monterey is one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations, playing host to just over 8 million annual visitors from across the U.S. and abroad.
The local has gone global, as McDonald’s workers from New York, Chicago and Los Angeles traveled to eight countries on three continents beginning this week to try and enlist fast-food workers, unions and elected officials in support of higher pay and the right to organize.
Police reform advocates, community activists and the Bill de Blasio administration heard some good news on Halloween, when a federal appeals court refused to allow New York City police unions to intervene in the city’s stop-and-frisk settlement.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund held its 28th annual National Equal Justice Award Dinner last Thursday night.
The sixth annual Determined to Educate Gala kicked off early November with a room full of spirited, well-dressed revelers in Manhattan.
I don’t know about you, but I am still reeling over Halloween.
The National Action Network is hosting the forum, “From Sean Bell to Eric Garner,” Tuesday Nov. 25, 6:30 p.m., at Mount Sinai United Church of Christ, located at 16 Pike Street on Staten Island.
The New York Urban League hosted its 28th Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair Saturday at Riverbank State Park.
With much fanfare last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a $150 million plan to fix 94 of the city’s lowest performing public schools.
The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa, or Numsa, a major partner of the African National Congress with more than 350,000 members, was expelled in a late-night session of members of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions, also known as Cosatu, the labor federation of the ANC.
A defiant Rita Jeptoo is rejecting claims by her estranged husband that she enhanced her spectacular winning running times in the Boston and Chicago marathons with a blood booster.
As Americans honored their veterans in a national day of parades and ceremony, Nigerians were grieving over a war with terrorists, who are now slaughtering children with suicide bombs.
A jet plane carrying the Rev. Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth, crashed in the Bahamas Sunday, killing everyone on board.