Essex County College looks to partner with Burkina Faso

Charge d’Affaires Seydou Sinka, from the Embassy of Burkina Faso, and Deputy Counsel General Apollinaire Ouedraogo visited Essex County College’s Africana Institute last Friday to discuss possible joint education programs.

NAACP New Jersey State Conference hosts 2016 annual convention in Cherry Hill

The New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP held its 2016 convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Oct. 13-16 in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Black churches being pushed out of nation’s capital

Long-standing African-American churches are disappearing from the nation’s capital one at a time, like victims in an Agatha Christie murder mystery.

Down to the wire: Polls show Clinton victory as election day nears

With less than one month before the nation’s electorate flexes its muscles to determine its choice of commander in chief, the forecast is looking more and more like Hillary Clinton is on her way to victory over Donald Trump.

Emotional reunion for 21 rescued ‘Chibok’ girls

In a sight that could make a witness choke up with tears, a roomful of rescued Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok ran into the arms of their overjoyed parents and smothered them with hugs.

Haiti in need of real help

A little more than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti—killing more than 800 people, displacing thousands more and reviving the threat of cholera—some Haitian-Americans are avoiding donating to the American Red Cross.

Freedom of the press

I recently taught my Introduction to Politics students a unit in which we discussed the U.S. Constitution and the subsequent amendments that have been added to our incredible governing document.

Bill de Blasio on Donald Trump: 'We've seen this before. This is what fascists do'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim the presidential election is rigged is reminiscent of a fascist.

Outrage after Bronx woman shot by police

Bronx resident Deborah Danner has been added to a long list of Black people fatally shot by law enforcement as the NYPD is admitting it failed.

DA Thompson laid to rest—Job wish honored

Late Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson was not yet funeralized last week when news reports emerged about who would replace Brooklyn’s first African-American district attorney.

Mom dies of broken heart: Venida Browder, Kalief’s mother, dead at 63

Sixteen months after Kalief hanged himself with an air conditioning cord, Venida died of a heart attack at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx.

Trump, Clinton gear up for final showdown

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton meet in Las Vegas Wednesday for one last throw of the dice.

Students are graduating with $30,000 in loans

College grads left school with more debt in 2015 than they ever have before.

When retirement savings goals seem hopelessly unrealistic

I often see rules of thumb suggesting how much people should save each year or how much money they should have in retirement accounts by certain ages to be on track to a secure retirement.

Trump wished Condi Rice was a 'bitch' in 2006

Donald Trump said in a 2006 speech he wished former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was a "bitch," according to archived video reviewed by CNN's KFile.