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Brandon J Dirden goes ‘All the Way’ as MLK

How do you bring one of the most famous civil rights activists in history to life?

Black Panther released from prison after four and a half decades

After negotiating a deal in Baltimore Circuit Court, Marshall “Eddie” Conway was released from a Maryland state penitentiary last Tuesday

Harlem street renamed after Hermena Rowe

On Sunday, several local residents gathered for the street renaming ceremony for Hermena Rowe, mother of anti-violence activist Jackie Rowe-Adams of Harlem Mothers SAVE.

Two African American Women Activists Inducted Into South Carolina Hall of Fame

The founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund and a notable civil rights activists were inducted Monday Feb. 24, 2014 into the South Carolina Hall of fame at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

International Women’s Day celebration with Radical Women

The group Radical Women will have their Women Freedom Fighters Defending Our Communities Globally event on March 15.

Is integration racist?

Equality for African people in the United States remains illusive.

LICH’s fate still unknown, but activists praise new deal

Officials and activists fighting over the fate of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) have tentatively agreed to a deal

Victims’ relatives rally at City Hall to end traffic violence

Gregory Thompson Jr. and Davis Shepherd are both members of a group they wished they would never be a part of: Families for Safe Streets.

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.

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.

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.