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Dr. Venus Opal Reese leads the charge for Black women millionaires

Life is a marathon, not a sprint. There are moments when we feel we’ve made it to the finish line, only to find out the journey is not yet over. Dr. Venus Opal Reese was up for tenure at the ...

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Bergen/Passaic Chapter names Monique Greenwood as Woman of the Year

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Bergen/Passaic Chapter is honoring Monique Greenwood at the their 32nd anniversary fundraiser, Masquerade Gala, at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel June 16.

Lost Souls Public Memorial Project wants to put slave memorial in East Brunswick

A group of citizens in East Brunswick, N.J., want to make sure the memory of slaves in Central Jersey area is never forgotten.

36 shot, 7 killed during Memorial Day weekend in Chicago

Memorial Day weekend in many American cities is a preview of violence to come in the summer. Chicago is no exception.

Trump slams Schumer and Pelosi

Trump was back on script Tuesday during his speech in Nashville, where he was ostensibly to support the candidacy of Marsha Blackburn, who is seeking to replace the retiring Sen. Bob Corker.

Police arrest Black teen for sagging his pants at a movie theater

Alonzo Taylor Jr. was hanging out with his friends last week to watch a movie at the East Warren 20 movie theater when the manager suddenly started shouted at him and threatened him that he would call the police if ...

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores Tuesday for anti-bias training

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.

Dutch woman appeals for information on African-American servicemen buried in the Netherlands during WWII

The Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten honors the names of 1,722 missing American World War II soldiers and contains the graves of 8,301 servicemen.

New U.S. Energy and jobs report shows growth, less diverse workforce

Energy jobs are growing faster than the national average and energy-related sectors are less diverse than the national workforce, according to the 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER).

Hangings around the nation reference America’s shameful past

A probe investigating the hanging of a Black man in Mississippi is closing, according to reports.

Young unarmed Black man choked, slammed and arrested by white police officer outside of Waffle House

Investigation is now underway regarding the viral video of the incident that happened at a Waffle House in Warsaw, North Carolina last Saturday when a local police officer was seen putting a 22-year old unarmed Black man in a chokehold ...

DeBlasio (finally) gives thumbs-up on safe consumption facilities

DeBlasio (finally) gives thumbs-up on safe consumption facilities

Weingarten rips Trump’s push for teachers to carry weapons

Weingarten rips Trump’s push for teachers to carry weapons

32BJ, others deplore Trump administration ending TPS for Hondurans

32BJ, others deplore Trump administration ending TPS for Hondurans

New law would make it easier for NJ hair braiders to conduct business

New law would make it easier for NJ hair braiders to conduct business