The NYPD and the MTA will begin clearing the homeless out of the city's subways on Feb. 24 at 3 a.m., in what the department is calling an “outreach program,” to offer them alternative shelter from the cold.
Baba Herman Ferguson, an original member of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU), detailed witnessing the Feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm X at the Audubon Ballroom.
On Saturday evening a jury in Jacksonville, Fla. announced a guilty verdict on charges stemming from Michael Dunn’s admitted murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree
Community leaders are calling for a boycott of rap artist Nicki Minaj due to what they deem to be dishonorable use of Malcolm X to promote her expletive-filled recording.
A capacity crowd packed Midtown Manhattan’s St. Peter’s Church on Friday evening to financially support the people’s lawyer Lynne Stewart with medical expenses for her deteriorating health due to breast cancer.
Members of New Yorkers Against Bratton continued to call for the removal of NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton at a rally on the steps of the Brooklyn City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 3.
Over the weekend, a jury made found Michael Dunn guilty on four out of five counts, including attempted murder, in the killing of unarmed 17-year-old Jordan Davis. However, when it came to the murder charge, the jury could not come ...
The group One Billion Rising for Justice used Valentine's Day as an opportunity to call attention to the issue of violence against women.
After Michael Dunn's mistrial ruling in the case of the shooting death of Jordan Davis, 17, Twitter users respond using with #DangerousBlackKids
For HIV/AIDS advocates, it just boils down to one thing: “Provide more affordable housing for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.”
A modern-day lynching in Texas? The family of a dead 28-year-old Black man, Alfred Wright, in East Texas suspects foul play and is looking for answers, with the U.S. Justice Department now getting involved.
In a 10-8 vote last Thursday afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee supported Debo Adegbile as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.
A recent report reveals that a record 87 exonerations occurred in 2013, bringing the total to 1,304 known exonerations in the last 25 years.
Last Thursday, delivering on a campaign promise that helped him get a landslide victory, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that his administration will reform the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy.