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Women of Wisdom helping others

Women of Wisdom is bringing women of all walks of life together to share inspiring stories.

March 4 Justice for the Wrongfully Incarcerated plan to march to Albany in May

Saturday, March 19, organizers of the March 4 Justice for the Wrongfully Incarcerated held their weekly planning session in preparation for the walk to Albany, N.Y., at the office of Assemblyman Keith Wright

Rev. Al Sharpton receives award from family of Nelson Mandela

National Action Network founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton received The Mandela Legacy’s “Hope, Success & Empowerment Award” at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, Canada.

Mumia’s condition worsens

Activist community responds to worsening conditions of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.

City Council strikes affordable housing zoning deal with de Blasio

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio achieved a major victory this week when the New York City Council approved his housing re-zoning plan.

Family of Danroy Henry receive $6 million settlement

The family of late college student Danroy Henry is receiving a $6 million settlement from the village of Pleasantville

Ramarley Graham’s family calls on mayor, commish to fire killer cops

Justice is still being sought for Ramarley Graham as his family calls on Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton to fire those involved in the late teen's death

De Blasio and local officials tour multi-million dollar rehabilitation project underway in Harlem

A massive affordable housing preservation project will repair apartments, improve the buildings and keep the rents of 358 apartments affordable to low-income families for the next 30 years.

War on Women Rally

The International Working Women’s Day Coalition 11th March and Rally was held Saturday, March 5 at the feet of the Harriet Tubman Memorial in Harlem.

Evon Idahosa: Fighting for justice for women globally

Activist Evon Idahosa dedicates her life to fighting the systemic injustices against women and girls who are victims of modern day sex slavery.

Free at last: Brooklyn woman’s conviction vacated after 10 years

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson is moving to vacate a manslaughter conviction against Vanessa Gathers, 58, who was wrongfully convicted on the charge after a 1998 jury trial.

‘Brownsville Five’ case: The aftermath

At court Thursday Brooklyn D.A Ken Thompson dismissed the charges against the five teens accused of assaulting the young lady in a Brownsville park.

From protest to politics

Protest movements are opening up a new dialogue when it comes to policy changes in America.

Final ‘Angola Three’ POW Albert Woodfox freed after 43 years in solitary confinement

POW Albert Woodfox, the original Black Panther activist, spent more time in solitary confinement than anyone else currently held captive in U.S. prisons.

Federal grand jury struggles on in Garner case

A federal grand jury continues to examine and hear evidence to determine if Eric Garner’s civil rights were violated in 2014 when a police officer killed him in an apparent chokehold.