The NYPD has plans to open its own investigation into the 2014 police killing of Eric Garner, according to reports.
Before I was even accepted to a college, or had begun the application process, I was fully aware of the financial obstacles that had the ability to prevent me from pursuing higher education.
If President Donald Trump’s last Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is any indication, his latest pick in Brett Kavanaugh will do the civil rights community no favors, National Urban League President Marc Morial said following the announcement of the president’s ...
H&M employees want a new contract and they want it now.
A house is not a home if there’s no one there. New York’s homeowners want to make sure their home stays theirs.
The man reportedly shot in the back and killed by a Chicago police officer Saturday on the city’s South Side was named Tommy, but those who knew the local barber called him “Snoop,” witnesses told Chicago Sun Times reporter Nader ...
he U.S. Department of Justice is reopening the murder case of Emmett Till 63 years after the 14-year-old African American teen was brutally murdered for allegedly whistling at a white woman in Mississippi.
Dominique Sharpton Bright, the daughter of civil rights icon the Rev. Al Sharpton, recently announced that she’s pregnant with her first child.
John Schnatter, founder and public face of pizza franchise Papa John’s, resigns from his position as chairman of the company’s board after Forbes reported Wednesday that Schnatter used the N-word in a conference call back in May.
Young tennis players get the opportunity during the week, Monday through Friday in Harlem and in the Bronx, to not only receive specialized instruction in the sport but also receive instruction from dedicated coaches who enjoy teaching as much as ...
One year after the killing of NYPD Detective Miosotis Familia, family members, law enforcement and the community came together in the Bronx last week to make sure her name will always be remembered.
The Langston Hughes Lobby of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture was filled with activity on the evening of July 10.
Summer brings the heat and the sun, but it can also affect student grades come the fall.
In his narrative of the raid on Harper’s Ferry in 1859, Osborne Anderson, one of the five Black men (and the sole survivor) who rode with John Brown, provides an eyewitness account of the incident, and wrote this toward the ...
Brooklyn proper came out to celebrate Stan Kinard, educator and activist, at Sistas’ Place in Bed-Stuy.