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Marriott workers have had enough, demand better treatment and wages

Starting in late June, workers for Marriott hotels across the country launched an offensive to secure a new contract with better wages, benefits and policies on sexual harassment in the workplace.

32BJ President blasts FEMA for hurricane efforts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has let the country know what many citizens already thought: they screwed up the Hurricane Maria response.

Why you should care about the Supreme Court

I know so many of us are consistently distracted and bombarded by the antics and racist behavior of this current administration.

A nation can survive its fools, but can America survive its president?

It is already all over the “fake news” that President Trump openly criticized the FBI and the rest of America’s intelligence community during his meeting in Helsinki this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Face of Papa John’s steps down after N-word debacle

John Schnatter, founder and public face of pizza franchise Papa John’s, resigned from his position as chairman of the company’s board after Forbes reported Wednesday that Schnatter used the N-word in a conference call back in May.

Local elected officials reckon with Trump’s Helsinki disaster

Although President Donald Trump tried to backtrack from the backlash of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, local politicians believe it is too little too late.

National Black Church Initiative sending 25,000 Black males to test Starbucks' racial sensitivity training

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is set to send 25,000 testers into Starbucks stores nationwide to test whether their training day for racial sensitivity had any effect.

Everything we know about the father gunned down by Chicago police

The man reportedly shot in the back and killed by a Chicago police officer Saturday on the city’s South Side was named Tommy, but those who knew the local barber called him “Snoop,” witnesses told Chicago Sun Times reporter Nader ...

Feds open the Emmet Till murder case citing 'new information'

he U.S. Department of Justice is reopening the murder case of Emmett Till 63 years after the 14-year-old African American teen was brutally murdered for allegedly whistling at a white woman in Mississippi.

Face of Papa John’s steps down following N-word debacle

John Schnatter, founder and public face of pizza franchise Papa John’s, resigns from his position as chairman of the company’s board after Forbes reported Wednesday that Schnatter used the N-word in a conference call back in May.

Schomburg Center hosts event in solidarity with separated families, immigrants

The Langston Hughes Lobby of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture was filled with activity on the evening of July 10.

Black grandmother dies after power company shuts off electricity needed for her oxygen tank

The family of 68-year-old Linda Daniels is grieving after New Jersey-based power company PSEG cut off the electricity to the grandmother’s home, resulting in her oxygen tank being shut off and ultimately her death.

Short-term shelter re-opened for homeless left on the street in Newark during heat wave

Nearly 200 homeless people in Newark were left on the street during the recent heat wave after a homeless shelter closed. The city has now opened a winter shelter to help with the issue.

NAACP National Convention targeting millennials and youth

Organizers are gearing up for the NAACP’s 109th National Convention set to kick off in San Antonio, Texas, July 14 through July 18, with plans to target young people.

Protect families march and rally: Trump’s executive order is not the end

Saturday, June 30, 2018, more than 20,000 people marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in protest against the recent policies made by the Trump administration toward immigrants.