“Are you the one or should we expect someone else?” Dr. Michael Eric Dyson asked rhetorically, addressing an audience last Thursday evening at Bethel AME Church.
June is National Safety Month. In commemoration of the occasion Wallethub did a study comparing how secure the 50 states and the District of Columbia are to one another.
An agreement was made between the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city of Ansonia, Connecticut and the Ansonia Housing Authority concerning allegations of discrimination.
As thousands of college students return home for the summer, and compete with the thousands of teenagers already scrambling for jobs in an ever-shrinking job market, the Obama administration has announced they will be allotting $6.7 million for the creation ...
Fast food workers seeking higher pay protested against McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s locations around the globe demanding a minimum wage increase.
Last week, the NAACP’s national board of directors selected attorney Cornell William Brooks to be the association’s president and CEO. Since Benjamin Todd Jealous stepped down, an interim president was installed. Brooks, a veteran lawyer, minister and longtime president and ...
On Thursday, May 8 at Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore, community activists, scholars and cultural performers all welcomed home former Black Panther and political prisoner Marshall “Eddie” Conway.
A revised plan for major tobacco companies to purchase court-ordered ads to admit that they deliberately misled the public about the dangers of smoking would add nine white-owned newspapers to the list of publications carrying tobacco “apology” ads.
The campaign to bring political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal home was a recurring theme throughout two separate days of events commemorating his 60th physical day anniversary last week.
It was just a few short words that put the NBA into a whirlwind after racist remarks made by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling spread like wildfire
While President Barack Obama was the star speaker of the Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN’s 16th Annual National Convention on Saturday, over 5,000 people attended the four-day event, making this the largest convention to date and the biggest national civil ...
Affirmative action lost a major battle this week. In a 6-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a majority of voters in Michigan to end affirmative action in the state. The Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action case has ...
It would take a Paul Bunyan to get his arms around the proliferation of ideas and proposals germinated at the 16th Annual National Action Network Convention last week at the Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan.
Activists and comrades of political prisoner of war Mumia Abu-Jamal have scheduled a number of events next week commemorating the anniversary of his physical birth.
Marissa Alexander’s ongoing case will hit a pivotal point on May 16, when a hearing will determine if there will be a “Stand Your Ground” hearing along with jury selection slated in July.