National Day Against Police Brutality being commemorated in Newark

In the wake of several police shootings across the nation—most notably the killing of Atatania Jefferson in Fort Worth, Texas—the People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) is expanding its Justice Monday protest, as they host a march and rally to observe ...

A white officer shot and killed a Black woman in her own home

On May 16, 2010, Aiyana Jones, a 7-year-old African American, was shot and killed during a raid by the Detroit Police.

Juanita Young seeks family lawyer to return her grandchildren back home

New York activist Juanita Young is asking the city’s family law attorneys to assist her and her family in having her grandchildren returned to their home in the Bronx.

Global peace prize awarded to Africa's youngest leader

“Love is greater than modern weapons like tanks and missiles… Love can win hearts, and we have seen a great deal of it today here in Asmara.”

The fight for control of WBAI radio continues

The saga at WBAI-FM continues as producers, staff and listeners of progressive, non-commercial WBAI Radio will hold a noon press conference on the steps of City Hall in response to last Monday’s sudden shutdown of the 60-year-old listener-supported radio station.

Commemorating the Million Man March

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, was the 24th anniversary of the Nation of Islam’s Million Man March in Washington, D.C.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, House Oversight Committee Chair, dies at 68

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.

Marketers should show more respect for the Black consumer, according to a report

The influence of African American consumers is extensive.

NYCHA residents marching to Gracie mansion

Residents of Holmes Towers and Isaacs House and organizers of the Justice Center en el Barrio, formed under the Holmes-Isaacs Coalition, are calling a citywide march to Gracie Mansion.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo uses ‘n-word’ to make point about derogatory terms against Italians

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday used the "n-word" during a discussion about derogatory comments about Italian-Americans.

Officer who shot unarmed Black man in Georgia found not guilty of murder

A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man was found not guilty of murder on Monday.

Fort Worth police officer charged with murder for shooting black woman in her home

A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder on Monday after resigning from the ...

The Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned, as mayor calls the shooting unjustified

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police chief Ed Kraus said Monday.

Poll of likely voters shows rising student debt problems

When likely voters across the country were recently asked their opinions about student loan borrowing, 82% agreed that the still-growing $1.5 trillion debt is a national crisis.

Dallas NAACP calls for independent investigation of Joshua Brown’s murder

Joshua Brown, a witness in the Amber Guyger Murder Trial was shot dead a week ago. Ms. Guyger, the former police officer, was found guilty of murdering business exec, Botham Jean, after “mistakenly” entering his apartment