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Is Newark in a water crisis similar to Flint?

Reports indicate that haloacetic acid, which can cause cancer, is in drinking water in Newark. However, Mayor Ras Baraka is fighting back against such reports that water in the city is toxic.

AG Jeff Sessions resigns

Hell hath no fury like a Trump scorned, and with his resignation Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the latest victim.

Democratic gubernatorial setbacks, House victory

The news wasn’t good for the two African-American Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Georgia and Florida. Andrew Gillum was defeated by Ron DeSantis in Florida, and Stacey Abrams has apparently lost to Brian Kemp in Georgia, although Abrams, unlike Gillum, has ...

Report: Violence by white nationalists worse than ISIS

The threat America faces from white nationalist violence is at least equal to that posed by radical Islamist group, ISIS, FBI Director Chris Wray told a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

White man kills two African-Americans at Kentucky supermarket

As violence continues to plague the country and the fallout from President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is made manifest, the brutal killing of two African-Americans in Kentucky is being called another example of the side effects.

Media to blame for the violent intolerance, Trump charges

In a nation reeling from an anti-Semitic massacre, prominent Americans targeted with pipe bombs and the right-wing animus of white men, for Trump the media is to blame. “A very big part of the Anger we see today in our ...

We Buy Black Convention Helps Black Consumers “Make The Switch”

Get ready to replace your weekly Target run with a more meaningful purchase.

Reports: At least 11 people killed in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

A shooter opened fire during a baby naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday

Engineer Raye Montague, a ‘hidden figure,’ improved submarines

With the recent passing of Raye Montague, another notable Black engineer and technician, a “hidden figure,” has emerged from the shadows of racism and sexism to claim her rightful place in history.

Demonstrators protest against police brutality at the Fraternal Order of Police in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress took their weekly Justice Monday rally to the doorstep of the Fraternal Order of Police in Newark. The rally, which was P.O.P’s regular Justice Monday, was part of the 23rd annual National Day Against Police ...

Institute for Social Justice and others holding rally to make NJ governor accountable

Saturday, the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and other groups, including the NAACP, are holding the Rally for the #94Percent in front of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Newark calling on New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy to be ...

Pack the courtroom for Mumia Monday

Comrades of Mumia Abu-Jamal are calling for his supporters to come out in full force Monday, Oct. 29, for his latest court hearing in the campaign to earn his physical freedom. Beginning at 8 a.m., at Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Building, ...

Voter suppression in Georgia takes center stage in gubernatorial race

Controversy continues to stir in Georgia as suspicions of voter suppression in the highly contested gubernatorial race become the focus. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is poised to make history if elected in November by becoming the first Black woman ...

USA on Alert: Pipe bombs sent to prominent Trump opponents

There has been an alarming appearance of suspicious packages and at least one containing an explosive device.

Video shows police officer hitting 14-year-old girl twice after she’s pinned to the ground

A viral video of a police officer hitting a 14-year-old girl during an arrest has caused outrage in a Florida community.