Jamar Clark, unarmed Black man in Minneapolis, killed by police

There was a serious escalation in Minneapolis Monday, Nov. 23, where demonstrators have been protesting the fatal Nov. 15 shooting of Jamar Clark.

‘Marvelous Mal’ Whitfield, Olympic great, dead at 91

Watching Mal Whitfield run around the track in those grainy films from the late 1940s and early 1950s, he didn’t appear robust enough to even complete a race.

Autism while Black

If you’re Black, you’re not allowed to have a developmental or mental disorder.

Chicago on edge after release of video of Laquan McDonald shooting

Wednesday had been marked as the day Chicago officials had to release graphic dashcam video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald's final moments and -- because of that -- the day the city could erupt.

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Chicago officer who shot Laquan McDonald charged with murder

The Chicago officer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is no longer being paid by the police department, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters Tuesday.

5 people shot near Jamar Clark protest site in Minneapolis

Five people were wounded when gunfire erupted near a Minneapolis police precinct where demonstrators have been protesting the shooting death of Jamar Clark, police said.

NYU distances itself from 'White Student Union'

Officials at New York University (NYU) are condemning a group created on Facebook called "Union of White NYU Students."

Report: From 2002-11 Blacks were 2.5 times more likely than whites to experience nonfatal force by police

A study recently released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics uncovers the how Black have been treated by law enforcement.

B.P Gale Brewer hosts moment of silence for victims of Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

On Friday, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer hosted a community vigil and moment of silence for the victims of recent Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

Akai Gurley remembered one year later

November 20 marks one year since the police shooting death of Akai Gurley.

Mali hotel attack: Gunmen barged in, shot at 'anything that moved'

Gunmen who raided a Malian hotel hollered "Allahu akbar" as they sprayed bullets on tables of people who were gathered for breakfast, a witness said.

Portraits of black faculty defaced at Harvard law building

Harvard University police are investigating a possible hate crime at the law school after someone covered portraits of black faculty members in tape, according to university officials.

Hoverboards' are illegal in New York City

Better scratch "hoverboards" off your wish list this year if you live in New York City.

Bronx Papa John’s franchisee convicted of wage theft

Abdul Jamil Khokhar and BMY Foods were caught with their hands in the cookie jar.