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What to do if ICE shows up at your door

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to launch raids Sunday to arrest and deport thousands of immigrants with court-ordered removals in 10 cities, including New York City.

Report: Blacks seven-times more likely than whites to be wrongfully convicted of murder

Blacks are seven-times more likely than Whites to be wrongfully convicted of murder.

The private companies reaping millions from running ICE detention pens

On Friday morning, July 5, #TrumpHasKidsInCages began trending on Twitter.

Killing of a Black teen who was listening to rap music should be treated as a hate crime, activists say

The stabbing death of 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin at a Phoenix-area convenience store has prompted calls for a hate crime investigation.

Group grants $1.6M for places that are part of Black history

More than $1.6 million in grants are going to 22 sites and organizations to help preserve Black history.

Patrick Gaspard to receive prestigious NAACP Spingarn Medal

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, has announced that Ambassador Patrick Gaspard will be awarded the prestigious Spingarn Medal.

The Chicago Defender ends print edition

After 114 years of using ink on paper to deliver news that informs, educates and empowers the African American community throughout the Windy City, Real Times Media, parent company of the Chicago Defender, has announced that the Chicago Defender will ...

Ebony, Jet fire remainder of staff, may close its doors for good

It’s official, Ebony Magazine—along with its sister publication Jet Magazine—has potentially closed its doors for good.

Attorney to file motion to dismiss charges against Ala. woman whose unborn child died in shooting

A Birmingham attorney says she plans to file a motion to dismiss charges against an Alabama woman whose unborn child was killed in a shooting, according to WBRC.

White supremacist sentenced to life in prison for deadly car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia

The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago.

Police fatally shoot Black man in South Bend

South Bend, IN is the focus of one of the nations’ latest police involved shootings that’s left a Black man dead and a community demanding answers.

The Storied History of the Black Press: ‘The Pillars of Black America’s Struggle for Justice’

Since the founding of the Black Press 192 years ago, African American-owned newspapers have served their communities in ways that no other publications have.

Bill Cosby files appeal over testimony from other women accusers

Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to that of trial accuser Andrea Constand and too remote in time to her 2004 encounter with Cosby.

HISTORY MADE: Alphonso David appointed first African American to serve as president of the Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) names civil rights lawyer Alphonso David as president of the LGBTQ organization.

Philadelphia street renamed for Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was a legend as a boxer, philanthropist and social activist.

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