A modern-day lynching in Texas? The family of a dead 28-year-old Black man, Alfred Wright, in East Texas suspects foul play and is looking for answers, with the U.S. Justice Department now getting involved.
City College Center for the Arts hosts a viewing of the documentary "Hate Crimes in the Heartland," about two hate crimes in Oklahoma that happened almost 90 years apart.
The Black father has been stereotypically described to be many things. Now he can add: responsible and engaged father to the list. A recent national survey has found that Black fathers are involved in their children's lives as much and ...
Rapper DMX has agreed to fight Trayon Martin killer George Zimmerman in a "celebrity" boxing match, according to a report released on Feb. 5. The news comes on what would have been Trayvon Martin's nineteenth birthday. Much of the black ...
An announcement hit the media that a murderer who was found innocent has chosen an opponent for a purposed celebrity boxing match.
Last Saturday, the beginning of African-American History Month was marked with several events across the city and nation to kick off the month-long celebration.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and legislators from the state demanded that the federal government approve New York’s $10 billion Medicaid waiver.
The nation readies itself to hear President Barack Obama's State of the Union address tonight
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity kicked off its centennial year by announcing several events that will commemorate the milestone
Amsterdam News journalist, author and scholar Herb Boyd was one of eight journalists recently inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Hall of Fame
Clara Gantt, 94, has waited more than 60 years for her husband, Joseph E. Gantt, to come home from Korea
Black events from January 16 to January 22
Reports indicate that the Marissa Alexander, who was released on bond while she awaits trial for shooting a warning shot at her abusive husband, was almost sent back to jail after violating the terms of her bond
Last week’s jobs report unveiled that the United States only added 74,000 jobs in December, which is the weakest showing since the start of 2011 and a significant dip from the average of the previous three months (250,000). jobs, unemployment, ...
As the nation prepares to acknowledge Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy this Monday, Jan. 20, the 85th anniversary of his physical birth actually passed on Wednesday, Jan. 15