A documentary about author Alice Walker and a drama about boxing are among the winners of the Newark Black Film Festival 2016 Paul Robeson Award.
According to J.C. Faulk, a Baltimore activist and founder of An End to Ignorance, a group that combats systemic racism, the neighborhoods were “eerily quiet.”
In a 7-1 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia citing race discrimination in the jury selection.
Demonstrators in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kakamega and Kisumu in western Kenya seeking a new slate of election commissioners were met with an excessive use of violent force by uniformed officers that stunned many Kenyans over its brutality.
Now that the media circus has moved on, a bronze statue of Nelson Mandela is a curious icon standing impressively tall in the well-to-do city of Ramallah, the economic capital of Palestine.
Digital dumping ground. World’s largest e-waste dump. Whatever you call it, Agbogbloshie, Ghana, is among the top ten “worst polluted” places where tons of discarded electronics, refrigerators, microwaves and televisions—also known as e-waste—end up decomposing in a massive scrap heap.
Seven buildings used as homeless shelters with a combined total of 726 building code violations are being forced by the city to clean things up.
The New York Urban League is inviting eighth-graders to participate in the NYUL Experimental Technology Academy this summer to learn more about technology, college and careers in STEM.
The Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People is remembering late TV legend Gil Noble this Memorial Day weekend.
At the Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, there was birthday cake. Droves of activists gathered at his grave site in Westchester County. Hundreds of residents took to the streets of Harlem to march.
It’s early, but a potential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, two of the least popular presidential candidates in recent memory, could be closer than people think.
Voting for the “least racist,” seems to be the position that some Black youth are taking during this presidential election.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration recently launched an ambitious “comprehensive” mental health plan, called ThriveNYC, that will cost $850,000 over five years, because according to experts, “1 in 5 New Yorkers experience a mental health disorder in a given year.”
For two years, crashing on the streets of New York was the norm for freelance mimer Nate Moran. And then he met R&B singer, songwriter and record producer Ne-Yo on Eighth Avenue in the mid-2000s.
If you need proof that triumph can have many faces, look no further than this stunning photo of recent West Point graduate Alix Idrache.