Black families in the South are doing important work to continue the legacy of Black farming communities.
Despite a centuries-old Supreme Court ruling that outlawed the practice, debtor’s prison remains very much alive in America, experts told NNPA Newswire.
The First Step Act, which replaced a federal “three strikes” rule that imposed a life sentence for three or more convictions – with a 25-year sentence, is benefiting thousands of incarcerated Black men, according to a new report.
The fight continues at the U.S.-Mexico border over the conditions at the facilities where migrants are detained. Vice President Mike Pence says conditions are unacceptable.
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.
Blacks are seven-times more likely than Whites to be wrongfully convicted of murder.
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.
More than $1.6 million in grants are going to 22 sites and organizations to help preserve Black history.
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.
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 ...
It’s official, Ebony Magazine—along with its sister publication Jet Magazine—has potentially closed its doors for good.
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.
The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago.
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.