Obama talks community policing in Camden

President Barack Obama spoke in Camden, N.J., at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Monday, highlighting steps taken by the city that has struggled with one of the nation’s highest violent crime rates to create economic ...

Tamir Rice investigation wrapping up, maybe

Tamir Rice’s body still hasn’t been buried. His mother has moved into a homeless shelter because she can’t bear to be near the park where he was shot by police, and six months after the events occurred, police say they ...

Lady Law: Are Black women in leadership under attack?

As Black America continues to hail Marilyn J. Mosby as a hero for charging six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the predicted backlash has begun.

Mumia re-admitted to hospital

Reports released the morning of May 13—coincidently, the 30th anniversary of the horrific MOVE bombing in Philadelphia—revealed that political prisoner of war, Mumia Abu-Jamal had been re-admitted the previous day to the infirmary at SCI Mahoney in Pennsylvania.

TPP: ‘The People’s Puzzle’?

Don’t feel like an ignoramus if you are baffled by all the rancor surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

Violence against Black women ignored

On July 4, 2014, California Highway Patrolman Daniel Andrew was caught via cellphone camera straddling and beating 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock on a Los Angeles freeway in the middle of the day.

Malcolm X’s physical day declared an international holiday

“Without education, you’re not going anywhere in this world,” Malcolm X once said.

City Comptroller Scott Stringer and AARP launch ID theft prevention tour

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel kicked off the 2015 Shred Day event series in front of the Union Settlement Association in East Harlem on Monday.

Officer not charged in Tony Robinson shooting

Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Monday that the white officer who shot biracial, 19-year-old Tony Robinson Jr. in Madison, WI in March will not face charges.

Black man found hanging from tree in Georgia

Reports indicate that police are investigating after a Black man was found hanging from a tree in Greensboro, Ga. on Monday.

Reports: George Zimmerman involved in shooting in Florida

Reports indicate George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting in the Lake Mary, Fla. near Orlando on Monday.

Justice Department opens investigation into the Baltimore Police Department

A week after six police officers in Baltimore are arrested on charges including from murder and manslaughter for the death of Freddie Gray, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the launching of an investigation of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD).

Black women’s lives matter, too

Alexia Christian. Rekia Boyd. Yvette Smith. Shereese Francis. Aiyana Stanley-Jones. Most of those names are probably unfamiliar to you

AG Lynch meets with Freddie Gray’s relatives

A week or so after being sworn in as the new U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch gave some indication of the direction her tenure in office will be moving.

President Obama launches MBK Alliance at Lehman College

President Barack Obama delivered remarks at an event launching the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance at Lehman College in the Bronx Monday.