As principal stakeholders in the International Decade of People of African Descent (2015-2024), the December 12th Movement International Secretariat and the International Association against Torture, both U.N. non-governmental organizations, traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to the U.N. Regional Meeting of Europe, ...
In a pair of recent performances, superstar singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder utilized his high-profile platform to bring attention to the racial injustices that are so obvious in this country that even he can see them.
The Black Panther Cubs and the Black Panther Alumni Association commemorated the 51st anniversary of the Black Panther Party’s founding last weekend with several local events.
Oct. 28, Operation People Organizing and Working for Empowerment and Respect honored Dr. Carlos Russell, the founder of Black Solidarity Day, in East New York, Brooklyn.
Saturday, Sept. 30, thousands of people from all across the country converged in Washington, D.C., to support the March for Black Women, organized by the Black Women’s Blueprint.
Two marches will take place in the nation's capital Saturday in the name of racial and gender inequality.
The Black Lives Matter movement cannot be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday, dismissing a case against the group and an activist brought by a police officer injured during protests after the July 2016 fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in ...
Robert Mugabe, president of the Republic of Zimbabwe, will address the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Sept. 21, and a Zimbabwe support rally will be held at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street and First Avenue, at 3 p.m.
Hundreds of protesters packed Brooklyn Saturday morning in a rally against gentrification, violence and racism calling out Brooklyn’s elected officials ahead of Tuesday’s primaries.
Thirteen people were arrested during protests Friday in downtown St. Louis after a judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.
A determined group of marchers are approaching Albany, after days of walking from Harlem. This rally is for human rights and against New York State jails and prisons, according to Black Rising Radio host and Alliance of Families for Justice ...
Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action network gathered with clergy from across the nation in Washington D.C. for the “Ministers March for Justice” on Monday.
“My name is Assata (she who struggles) Olugbala (for the people) Shakur (the thankful one), and I am a 20th century escaped slave,” she wrote on her website in 2013.
Saturday, June 17, at Barnard College, WAM!NYC, the New York City affiliate of Women, Action and the Media, hosted its eighth annual gender justice in media conference, “Report the Fact, Frame the Future.”
Several recent shootings in East Orange, N.J., have not only put the city on edge but also prompted the community to step and become more involved.