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National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality Oct. 22 at Union Square Park

Concerned citizens are being urged to wear black Oct. 22, 2020, as they and organizers recognize the 25th annual Protest Against Police Brutality being held Thursday (3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) in Union Square Park, Lower Manhattan, NYC.

Prayer vigil honors lives lost to the coronavirus

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, in partnership with Mourning Into Unity, and in solidarity hosted a prayer vigil in honor of those lost to the coronavirus.

Beloved First Lady Joyce Dinkins, passes at 89

Whenever former Mayor David Dinkins mentioned his wife, Joyce, he referred to her as his beautiful bride, and she was indeed beautiful and bountiful too.

Sharpton celebrates birthday and new book

Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton celebrated his 66th birthday at his National Action Network Harlem headquarters Oct. 3.

Until justice is served––in remembrance of Breonna Taylor

It was a beautiful autumn day Saturday, Oct. 3 as community members gathered to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor and other victims of police brutality for a program called “Until Justice Is Served.”

NBPP’s Hashim Akhenaten Nzinga joins the ancestors

The grassroots community was deeply saddened upon learning that another one of its mighty warriors has departed from among them as word spread that Brother Hashim Nzinga-58, the National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense (NBPP), ...

Stanley Crouch—A Writer Hailed and Assailed

“I usually have no more interest in memorial celebrations than I have in funerals, since both bring out the hysterical nature of sentimentality, allow some to invent relationships and concerns they never had, and others to breathe more easily if ...

Black church assaults continue

A confederate flag was left hanging from a tree on the property of a Nashville company that publishes Sunday School materials for the nation’s Black churches, including many congregations in Dallas/Fort Worth and across the South.

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies at age 43 after fight with cancer

The world is reeling from the loss of iconic actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday, August 28, after losing a private battle to colon cancer. Boseman died at home surrounded by his family.

COMMENTARY: On Civil Disobedience

The church is the largest provider of social services in our country. Dallas County and various other counties have discouraged/inhibited such work.

Miriam Jiménez Román, Afro-Latinx activist, dies at 69

Tributes poured in over the weekend after it was learned that Miriam Jiménez Román, a major figure in the current Afro-Latinx studies movement, passed on the afternoon of Aug. 6

WATCH: Congressman John Lewis Funeral Service

Funeral services for late civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis

Herman Cain, 74, dies after battle with coronavirus

Business executive and former GOP candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus. He was 74.

Saying bye-bye to baby Davell

The family of stray-bullet-slain baby Davell Gardner had him funeralized on Monday, July 27, at Tabernacle Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Brooklyn.

Body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Selma bridge

The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final time Sunday as remembrances continue for the civil rights icon.

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