New York State members of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History will present their annual ceremony.
At the beginning of her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning, Attorney General-designate Loretta E. Lynch delivered her opening statement.
Jacksonville, Fla.—Tuesday, Jan. 27, domestic violence victim Marissa Alexander, 34, was released from a local jail after negotiating a plea deal in which her sentence will be the three years she has already been incarcerated.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday, was abound with a number of audacious proposals for the Republicans to chew on and mull over before they soundly reject them.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson kicked off his 18th annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Tuesday at the Sheraton Hotel in New York. This year’s summit, “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge,” featured sessions on technology, entrepreneurship, best ...
Jan. 6, an explosive device was detonated at a NAACP office in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Attaining firsts were hallmarks in Sen. Edward Brooke’s remarkable political odyssey, but they were not among his most cherished milestones.
Reports indicate that the girlfriend of a Black man fatally shot by police in an Ohio Walmart has died.
Proposed changes to the Illinois “eavesdropping law” is getting backlash because it could discourage people from making video recordings of law-enforcement officers.
At a time when public trust in policing is falling to its nadir, a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision may have added fuel to the fire.
Caught between contending forces, Mayor Bill de Blasio is struggling to find a comfort zone, and the only bridge over this heated political chasm is Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.
Dec. 9 marked the 33rd anniversary of the near-fatal shooting and brutal beating and incarceration of Black Panther activist Mumia Abu-Jamal at the hands of Philadelphia police.
s the whole world looks on, with solidarity marches from Africa to Europe and India, the nation continues to voice its outrage over the police brutality cases that have taken place throughout the U.S.
President Barack Obama announced the beginning of the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba Wednesday, ending more than 50 years of diplomatic and economic embargo.
Memories and images of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Akai Gurley are sure to abound Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Freedom Plaza in the nation’s capital, when the parents and loved ones of these young Black ...