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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to appear in New York federal court

Mexico's most notorious drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is set to appear in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, Friday morning.

Executive disorder: Trump ban leads to chaos and mass mobilizations

“Flagrantly unconstitutional,” is what New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called President Donald Trump’s Friday, 27, 2017, executive orders suspending the admission of all refugees for 120 days and banning the admittance of Muslims from Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria, ...

Delaware corrections officers held hostage in prison standoff

Corrections officers are being held hostage at a Delaware prison, authorities said Wednesday.

Green Dot purchases RushCard in megadeal

Every American needs a RushCard – or Green Dot.

Rev. Barber tells Black press: 'Bowing down is not an option'

Reverend William Barber, the president of the North Carolina state chapter of the NAACP and leader of the Moral Mondays movement, delivered a rousing keynote address to open the 2017 Mid-Winter Conference of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).

2nd day of protests over Trump's immigration policies

America's major airports became ground zero Sunday for a second consecutive day of protests against President Donald Trump's new immigration policies.

Report: Emmett Till accuser confesses she lied about incident that led to his killing

An upcoming book by author and Duke University senior research scholar Timothy Tyson reveals startling new information about the infamous Emmett Till case.

Exclusion and co-opting of Black culture at Women’s March

The Women’s March turned out to be a bigger international stance against inequality than expected. All over the world, some are estimating that 3 million people marched Jan. 21, demanding equal rights and freedoms for all. There were some obvious ...

More than 1 million marched against Trump in US -- and that's without counting DC

More than a million Americans took to the streets of the United States to protest Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. And that doesn't include the many thousands of people who took part in the main event -- The ...

Protesters rally worldwide in solidarity with Washington march

Hundreds of thousands of people in the United States and around the world are joining marches Saturday to raise awareness of women's rights and other civil rights they fear could be under threat under Donald Trump's presidency.

Women of color on what's at stake under President Trump

Hundreds of thousands of women are expected to march in Washington D.C. and other cities across the country this weekend to raise awareness of women's rights and other civil rights issues that many think are being threatened by the Trump ...

White football player/rapist given no jail time

During the attack they “then kicked the coat hanger several times, forcing it farther into the victim’s body and causing rectal injuries that required treatment at a hospital,” reported KTVB in Boise, Idaho. On Oct. 23, 2015, at an Idaho ...

Whatever Dylann Roof wants, he gets

He was taken into custody alive, bought Burger King for a snack and now he gets to die. Social media erupted in excitement over the death sentence of Dylann Roof, because finally a white man would be held accountable for ...

Anti-Trump sentiment increases nationwide

As the United States’ first African-American president prepares to conclude his last days in the Oval Office this week, many across the country are staging demonstrations denouncing Donald Trump’s pending inauguration this Friday in the nation’s capital.

Report suggests racial progress in America

The NY Daily News in a story titled “The death of post-racial America” Jan. 15 said, “So even those who mourn the rise of Trump should celebrate the awakening. It’s an awakening to the fact that we are not a ...