A recent federal report cited 55 colleges and universities under Title IX investigation for mishandling sexual violence issues reported to officials. The report, released by U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) earlier this month lists New York ...
Activists will commemorate the 11th anniversary of the police shooting of grandmother Alberta Spruill
It all started with unarmed Bronx teen Ramarley Graham being chased by NYPD officer Richard Haste into his grandmother’s bathroom in February 2012.
As news about the lifetime ban of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling spread last week, outspoken former NBA forward Larry Johnson responded by calling for Black players to be self-sufficient and self-determining.
Last Thursday thousands of labor unions, community organizations, immigrant groups and elected officials rallied at City Hall Park in favor of better jobs, better conditions and the overall improvement of the working class.
In Union Square last Saturday, May 3, hundreds of men, women and children took up the clarion call to “Bring Our Girls Home.”
The campaign to bring political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal home was a recurring theme throughout two separate days of events commemorating his 60th physical day anniversary last week.
Teen gun violence victim Gama Droiville has become a symbol of survival in recent weeks after being shot in the eye in Brooklyn.
A South African environmentalist Desmond D’sa has been awarded the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize.
Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal reaches his 60th physical day this Thursday, April 24, and a few events have been scheduled for this week to commemorate the milestone.
While President Barack Obama was the star speaker of the Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN’s 16th Annual National Convention on Saturday, over 5,000 people attended the four-day event, making this the largest convention to date and the biggest national civil ...
“I was unable to celebrate Ramarley’s 21st birthday last Saturday or his last two birthdays, and instead have been forced to memorialize his life,” said Constance Malcolm, the mother of Ramarley Graham.
United Parcel Service workers are fighting back over the loss of their jobs.
New York City area airport workers continued their fight for better wages last Friday while honoring a civil rights legend.
While mainstream media has focused on the situation in the Ukraine, an apparent internal conflict has escalated in South Sudan, causing injury, death and forcible displacement of thousands of innocent Sudanese.