Mel Jones’ official title is “Film Independent Manager Special Projects with the LA Film Festival.”
Believers, non-believers, the inspired, the hopeful, the jaded, the skeptics and the eternally optimistic—this Saturday, many of these folks will be heading to Washington, D.C.
Call it poker, chess or political arm wrestling.
On the one-year anniversary of Darrien Hunt’s police killing, several dozen family members, friends and supporters gathered at the Panda Express in Saratoga Springs, Utah, where he was shot, to commemorate his life and call for police accountability.
Bronx Assemblymember Michael A. Blake participated in a State Legislator Briefing with President Barack Obama.
Last week Hispanic Heritage Month began.
The latest on Mumia's health
A major speech by President Barack Obama can be wide-ranging, touching on a shopping list of topics, or it can be precisely tailored to a single issue.
The history-making news of a 25-year-old Black woman becoming the youngest judge ever appointed in her hometown of Easley, S.C., has gone viral, setting the Internet ablaze and making local headlines.
The same day Texas police announced that a teenager arrested in Texas after bringing a clock he made to high school would not charged, President Barack Obama invited the student to the White House.
An Atlanta police officer has a big beef with the department over his beard.
Snellville, Ga. police refused to go out on a call they are calling "racially insensitive."
Ben Carson will tour Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday, the city that has been the site of frequent protests since unarmed teenager Michael Brown was killed by police last summer.
Embattled Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday that she will not seek re-election, saying a political campaign would take time away from the city's ability to cope with a police brutality scandal.
Bells will toll and tears will flow as the nation marks a dark day in sorrowful yet hopeful ceremonies.