At the risk of furthering the gulf between himself and an already polarized Congress, President Obama announced several sweeping executive actions poised to protect more than five million immigrants currently living undocumented in the United States.
Approximately 150 protestors shut down Delmar and Skinker boulevards and Forest Park Parkway in St. Louis, Mo., this week to mark the 100 days since unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer.
This past weekend, the People’s Organization for Progress organized a march and rally demanding answers in the death of Kashad Ashford, a 23-year-old Newark man killed by police in September.
Missouri and the country at large are waiting anxiously for a grand jury decision that will decide the fate of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed Black teen Michael Brown, is unlikely to face federal civil rights violation charges because there’s not sufficiently strong evidence, a federal law enforcement official told the Washington Post.
New York City can now move forward and implement its reform measures to overhaul the NYPD’s controversial practice of stop-and-frisk after a federal appeals court rejected police unions’ motions last Friday to block the changes.
After being convicted earlier this month of first-degree murder for the November 2012 shooting death of Jordan Davis for blasting his music in a Florida convenience store’s parking lot, Michael Dunn was sentenced to life without parole last Friday.
New York City will soon start rejecting some requests from the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain immigrants for deportation, except in limited circumstances, under a package of bills the City Council passed overwhelmingly last week.
In an emergency action, the Texas NAACP and other civil rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas from enforcing Senate Bill 14.
A sealant is needed on the grand jury proceedings in Ferguson, Mo., but it probably won’t stop the leaks that were disclosed last week.
Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a fresh whiff of that atrocity in learning about the tragedy of Lennon Lacy ...
Sisters Building Sisters in Brooklyn is an up-and-coming nonprofit organization providing empowerment opportunities to women and girls living in underserved communities.
The Rockaway Youth Task Force invites volunteers of all ages to the second annual “Day of Service” Oct. 25, 9:30 a.m. at 310 Beach 58th St.
It’s a bet we here at the AmNews would love to lose. We’re willing to wager that before you’ve finished reading this editorial, somewhere in the nation, an unarmed, nonthreatening Black man will be excessively brutalized, if not killed, by ...
Reports released last week revealed that political prisoner of war Jamil Al-Amin, formerly H. Rap Brown, has been transferred out of solitary confinement to the general population at a new prison location.