Just who is Loretta Lynch?

Loretta Lynch takes her place in history this week as the U.S. Senate confirms as the first African American female U.S. Attorney General but who is she?

At last! Loretta Lynch confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

At last, after a delay of more than five months, Loretta E. Lynch was narrowly confirmed as U.S. Attorney General by the Senate Thursday afternoon.

#March2Justice concludes in DC

March2Justice arrived at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Members of Justice League NYC stood alongside Rep. John Conyers as he reintroduced the End Racial Profiling Act.

Friends remember Freddie Carlos Gray

Freddie Carlos Gray whose age has been misreported in media accounts, died April 19, a week after an arrest by Baltimore police near his home in West Baltimore left Gray with spinal injuries and in critical condition.

Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world a advocating the need for people to take necessary steps to help the environment.

Another Unarmed Black man gunned down by police—This time in Tulsa

Funeral services Sunday for Walter Scott, the Black man shot and killed in North Charleston, S.C., had only recently concluded when a police video was released showing an unarmed Black man fleeing the police when he was subsequently tackled, forced ...

From New York to DC, folks set off on #March2Justice

Monday kicked off Justice League NYC’s first March2Justice

Hillary’s in!

About a minute and half into her online announcement of her presidential bid last Sunday, Hillary Clinton said, “Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion so you can do more than just get by, so you ...

National Action Network holds annual convention

The National Action Network's Annual Conference kicked off yesterday at a ribbon cutting ceremony where Rev. Al Sharpton was joined by Mayor de Blaiso, NJ Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Chairman Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, NAN Board Members, and other ...

Mumia still in critical condition

Suzanne Ross, a veteran activist and longtime stalwart in the fight for the liberation of Mumia Abu-Jamal, was among a contingent of supporters who traveled to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Obama’s doctrine and legacy

If President Barack Obama’s intention is to forge a legacy, one mainly based on his foreign policy, he has made several decisive steps toward that goal.

Sharpton slams S.C. murder

Citizens mobilized and rallied Wednesday morning in North Charleston, S.C. in outrage over yet another shooting of an unarmed Black man.

Community hosts celebratory home-going for Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan

“Dr. Ben was very close to Malcolm. He was the one giving Malcolm spiritual guidance,” revealed professor James Small. “He shoveled dirt on Malcolm’s grave. He was there. His loss hit him very hard.”

A murder most foul

Citizens mobilize and rally Wednesday morning in North Charleston, S.C. as the nation is outraged over yet another shooting of an unarmed Black man.

Stunning photos of Mumia Abu-Jamal's health condition

The following photos of Mumia Abu-Jamal were taken on April 6, 2015. He was taken to the hospital previously due to issues with diabetes.