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Racial groups clash over Texas Black man’s death

Racial tensions are increasing during the aftermath of the mysterious death of a Black man in Texas.

Stop-and-frisk case sent back to lower court

While the city might have dropped its case to appeal a judge’s decision to keep stop-and-frisk the way it is, everyone is now vying for a seat at the table as reforms are made.

New York Post lies about Greater Harlem Housing Development Corp

Ted Nugent’s comments that President Barack Obama is a “subhuman mongrel” and his subsequent so-called apology, which accused Obama of being a “violator of the Constitution,” is totally disrespectful

Trayvon Martin: two years later

Two years after the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin the world continues to remember him.

NYPD and MTA to clear the homeless from subways in an “outreach” effort

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.

Herman Ferguson: 49 years ago at the Audubon Ballroom

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.

Guilty on four counts in ‘loud music murder trial’

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.

Cuomo announces more college-level courses in state prisons

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree

Activists warn artist: ‘No disrespect for Malcolm X!’

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.

Fundraiser held for ailing attorney Lynne Stewart

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.

New Yorkers Against Bratton as police commissioner

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.

Fury continues over Michael Dunn verdict

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 ...

One Billion Rising uses Valentine’s Day to raise awareness for violence against women

The group One Billion Rising for Justice used Valentine's Day as an opportunity to call attention to the issue of violence against women.

#DangerousBlackKids Responds to Michael Dunn Verdict

After Michael Dunn's mistrial ruling in the case of the shooting death of Jordan Davis, 17, Twitter users respond using with #DangerousBlackKids

AIDS advocates call for more affordable housing in NYC

For HIV/AIDS advocates, it just boils down to one thing: “Provide more affordable housing for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.”