NAACP celebrates 110th anniversary of freedom fighting

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – NAACP – was founded 110 years ago after a deadly race riot rocked the city of Springfield, Illinois

Historically black colleges, universities get boost under measure sailing through Congress

Two weeks ago, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware introduced legislation to assist historically black colleges and universities.

NYPD doing internal review after commanding officer allegedly tells cops to shoot rapper 50 Cent ‘on sight

The NYPD has confirmed to PIX11 News that there is an internal review into Deputy Inspector Emmanuel Gonzalez of the 72nd precinct after the New York Daily News reported the precinct commander told his officers during roll call to shoot ...

Our Black women and girls have gone missing but few seem to care

Recently, the nonprofit Black & Missing Foundation compiled statistics from the FBI which noted that in 2016 alone, 242,295 individuals of color were reported missing in the United States.

NYC has the country’s most segregated schools; will the city’s plan to change that make its best schools worse?

New York City is the most diverse city in the country, if not the world, according to a variety of measures. However, when it comes to the city's public school system, it is a very different story.

New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack: police sources

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.

Most and least ethnically diverse U.S. cities identified

With immigration reform remaining one of the most prominent political issues, suggesting that the U.S. demographic landscape may soon change, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities.

Newark keeps door open for Amazon

With talks of the possibility that the city could rescind its deal to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to New York City, one Newark organization is saying their invitation to take the online retailer is still open.

Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Jussie Smollett attack

Chicago police said Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed.

REPORT: Family demands answers, justice after Brooklyn man, 24, dies unexpectedly in prison

A 24-year-old Brooklyn man unexpectedly died Monday at Green Correctional Facility in Upstate New York less than three months after the start of his incarceration on a drug charge.

The UAW plays a historic role in pioneering civil rights and freedoms in the workplace

The National Newspaper Publishers Association has enjoyed a long history of supporting organized labor, particularly during the Civil Rights Movement when many unions and civil rights-focused organizations worked together to secure legislation that benefitted African-Americans.

‘Roadmap to Health’ program makes stop in BK

New York State Assembly member and vice president of the African-American Clergy and Elected Officials Latrice Walker and Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel recently joined the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America at the Powerful Praise Tabernacle in Brooklyn for the first ...

National CARES Mentoring Movement hosts annual “For the Love of Our Children” gala

On Monday, Feb. 11, at Ziegfeld Ballroom, the National CARES Mentoring Movement presented its fourth annual “For the Love of Our Children” gala

Love people and use things

I am not Catholic, however, I was raised as a shouting Baptist at the Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, and every week I was an ardent listener of Bishop Fulton Sheen who had an hour-long television program.

HBCU Night at the Barclays Center

HBCU Night took place at the Barclays Center last Friday, Feb. 8.