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Scamazon: Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday bring more activist action

Monday, anti-Amazon activists kept up the pressure on the corporate giant and elected officials. Members of multiple pro-labor and pro-housing community groups linked up for a day of action against Amazon for what they call the #HQ2Scam.

MTA hearing filled with frustration, anger

Tuesday marked the first of many public hearings on proposed MTA fare hikes and toll hikes.

Trump adds his rebel yell to Mississippi Senate race

Catching flak from even GOP members for his stance on climate change, with six in 10 Americans disapproving of his leadership, and the Mexican border tearing at the seams, Trump had no choice but to run for cover in Mississippi ...

Police kill the wrong Black man again

“Friendly fire,” and “We shot and killed the wrong man,” are recent responses from police officials in the shootings of innocent Black men that are heard time and time again, and they are as tired as they are iniquitous.

Bill Cosby Counsels Inmates, Officers on Health

Pennsylvania reportedly has the second highest percentage of elderly prisoners in the United States, according to statistics culled from several watchdog groups.

Family demands answers after police kill man mistaken for shooter of 2 at mall

An Alabama family is mourning a man killed by police Thanksgiving night after being mistaken for the shooter who injured two people at a mall.

First Black Tech Matters Awards to recognize African American tech entrepreneurs and innovators

In its first year, the inaugural Black Tech Matters Influencer Awards Show took over SXSW in Austin, TX and is prepared to do the same on Tuesday November 27, 2018 in the heart of the nation’s capital.

Is the FBI underreporting the surge in hate crimes?

The FBI has released it’s 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in incidents since 2016. In 2017 there were 8,493 victims and 6,307 known offenders.

Son of Black activist Killed in Suspected Lynching

The hanging of a 24-year-old Black man from a tree in Missouri has suspicions of lynching and a family demanding a more thorough investigation.

Trump faces fractious fronts at home and abroad

Trump was conspicuously absent from two major events in Paris and late for another. He was a no-show Saturday at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial in Northern France, where he was scheduled to lay a wreath in honor of ...

Son of Black activist killed in suspected lynching

The hanging of a 24-year-old Black man from a tree in Missouri has suspicions of lynching and a family demanding a more thorough investigation.

Marian Wright Edelman transitions from President of the Children's Defense Fund to President Emerita

Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman is transitioning from President of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) into the new role of President Emerita in the Office of the Founder.

Report: Bill Cosby selling paintings from his valuable art collection

Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, sold one “iconic painting” from the couple’s world-renowned art collection to serve as “collateral for a loan from an art finance firm."

'Buy From a Black Woman Awareness Day' is Nov. 19

Buy From A Black Woman, Inc. (BFABW) has announced November 2018 as Buy From A Black Woman Awareness Month, celebrating and supporting black women business owners as a thriving, driving economic and social force.

Police shoot, kill black security guard detaining suspect after bar shooting

Police shot and killed an armed, black security guard who was detaining a suspect after several people were shot at a suburban Illinois bar early Sunday morning.