The Annual General Meeting of Amnesty International USA is being held in Brooklyn from March 20 to March 22, at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.
The People’s Organization for Progress announced plans for a “Million People’s March for Justice for All Victims of Police Brutality” July 25 in Newark, N.J.
Dec. 9 marked the 33rd anniversary of the near-fatal shooting and brutal beating and incarceration of Black Panther activist Mumia Abu-Jamal at the hands of Philadelphia police.
Activists have taken the city by storm the past few weeks protesting the lack of indictment of NYPD police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner.
Across the world, people are taking different lessons from the nationwide uprising sparked by #BlackLivesMatter.
A slight tension was in the air at several key Staten Island locations early Dec. 3, as dozens of demonstrators withstood the chilly drizzle and staunch police presence in anticipation of a local Richmond County grand jury’s ruling on whether ...
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.
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 ...
The appeals panel found that the 2011 parole board ignored evidence that was beneficial to Acoli.
When it comes to justice, we should have a system in place that allows us to find the truth, as opposed to prosecutors or defense teams trying to win a case”
Despite the cancellation of a planned Labor Day shutdown of Highway I-270 at West Florissant to protest the Aug. 9, killing of Michael Brown by local policeman Darren Wilson, demonstrators still took action and jammed up traffic during a short ...
A sea of bright pink takes over Central Park at least once a year as breast cancer survivors and the band of family and supporters take part in the “Race for the Cure.”
The Medgar Evers College “Focus on Ferguson … and Beyond” town hall meeting will give the college community an opportunity to reflect on the latest tragic incidents and determine strategies for reforming the relationship between communities of color and law ...