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Is the FBI underreporting the surge in hate crimes?

The FBI has released it’s 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in incidents since 2016. In 2017 there were 8,493 victims and 6,307 known offenders.

Son of Black activist Killed in Suspected Lynching

The hanging of a 24-year-old Black man from a tree in Missouri has suspicions of lynching and a family demanding a more thorough investigation.

Trump faces fractious fronts at home and abroad

Trump was conspicuously absent from two major events in Paris and late for another. He was a no-show Saturday at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial in Northern France, where he was scheduled to lay a wreath in honor of ...

Son of Black activist killed in suspected lynching

The hanging of a 24-year-old Black man from a tree in Missouri has suspicions of lynching and a family demanding a more thorough investigation.

Marian Wright Edelman transitions from President of the Children's Defense Fund to President Emerita

Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman is transitioning from President of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) into the new role of President Emerita in the Office of the Founder.

Report: Bill Cosby selling paintings from his valuable art collection

Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, sold one “iconic painting” from the couple’s world-renowned art collection to serve as “collateral for a loan from an art finance firm."

'Buy From a Black Woman Awareness Day' is Nov. 19

Buy From A Black Woman, Inc. (BFABW) has announced November 2018 as Buy From A Black Woman Awareness Month, celebrating and supporting black women business owners as a thriving, driving economic and social force.

Police shoot, kill black security guard detaining suspect after bar shooting

Police shot and killed an armed, black security guard who was detaining a suspect after several people were shot at a suburban Illinois bar early Sunday morning.

A salute to Black veterans

From the time of the American Revolution until the present, African-Americans have contributed to every war and major conflict that the U.S. military has had

Mount Laurel gets first Black councilmember

The recent election saw voters elect the first Black Township Councilmember in Mount Laurel in Burlington County, Kareem Pritchett, who is now one of the only two Democrats elected to the council.

Is Newark in a water crisis similar to Flint?

Reports indicate that haloacetic acid, which can cause cancer, is in drinking water in Newark. However, Mayor Ras Baraka is fighting back against such reports that water in the city is toxic.

AG Jeff Sessions resigns

Hell hath no fury like a Trump scorned, and with his resignation Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the latest victim.

Democratic gubernatorial setbacks, House victory

The news wasn’t good for the two African-American Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Georgia and Florida. Andrew Gillum was defeated by Ron DeSantis in Florida, and Stacey Abrams has apparently lost to Brian Kemp in Georgia, although Abrams, unlike Gillum, has ...

Report: Violence by white nationalists worse than ISIS

The threat America faces from white nationalist violence is at least equal to that posed by radical Islamist group, ISIS, FBI Director Chris Wray told a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

White man kills two African-Americans at Kentucky supermarket

As violence continues to plague the country and the fallout from President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is made manifest, the brutal killing of two African-Americans in Kentucky is being called another example of the side effects.

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