Antwon Rose Jr.”Chanting and waving signs, hundreds of people rallied outside the Allegheny County Courthouse in Downtown Pittsburgh
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In 2015, a video of 15-year old Dajerria Becton being assaulted and violently arrested by a white police officer at a pool party in McKinney, Texas went viral.
After using the n-word on two separate occasions, Netflix’s chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland, has been fired. In a memo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said that Friedland’s use of the word at work “showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity.”
Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the iconic Jackson family, is fighting terminal cancer, and his condition is rapidly deteriorating, according to reports.
Protesters shut down East Pittsburgh streets in protest of police killing of 17-year-old Antwon Rose
The forecast called for pouring, drenching rain, and they still came.
Three people are dead a shooter opened fire outside a strip mall in the Bronx Thursday, authorities said.
‘Why Are They Shooting At Him?’: Witness captures video of fatal police shooting of unarmed Black teen
An unarmed Black teen was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop in East Pittsburgh late Tuesday (June 19).
Rapper Antonio Hardy, better known as Big Daddy Kane, is being inducted into the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Celebrity Path during the third annual Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Walk. He will also get the Key to Brooklyn.
The NYC Emergency Management Department recently hosted the first session of a two-day Community Preparedness Boot Camp in Harlem.
NYC Parks recently hosted A Night of Jazz & Swing with the Harlem Swing Dance Society and the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park.
Bronx Council Member Andy King, along with members of the Council’s Black, Latino & Asian Caucus, celebrated African-American Music Appreciation Month with an awards ceremony on the steps of City Hall.
The New York State Education Department and the New York State Library are partnering with 1,100 main public libraries and neighborhood branches statewide to launch Summer Reading at New York Libraries, the 2018 New York State summer reading program.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay inspires others to share childhood photos in protest of family separation policy
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay wrote these words on Twitter Tuesday night, and shared a childhood picture of herself and her mom, inspiring thousands of others to do the same in protest of the Trump Administration family separation policy.
Immediately following Emancipation, there were 4,047 millionaires in the United States -- and six of them were African American.
The size of the homeless population in Newark, New Jersey, the state’s largest city, may pale in comparison to the tens of homeless men and women currently living in New York City’s homeless shelters.
The majority of New Yorkers found smoking marijuana in public will soon receive a summons instead of being arrested, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday.
Homelessness in New York City has a face and it is overwhelming black and brown. A strong percentage of those faces belong to teens and young adults.
The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates elected Patrice A. Harris, MD, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, as its president-elect at the AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Bullying in New York City schools is at an all-time high. That and other alarming statistics were released Monday in a report by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer.
Thirty-one African Americans who were arrested and charged for small-scale marijuana sales have been discharged and 16 more are awaiting dismissal.
Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit who was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison, wants President Trump to commute his sentence. In a long Facebook post, he enumerated the reasons why he feels he should be pardoned.
Dozens of fathers in the Bronx were treated to a special brunch on Father's Day at Ultimate Grille in Baychester by Neva Shillingford-King, wife of Councilman Andy King and Cynthia Richardson, President of the tenant's association at the Surrey Coop.
The Queen B has done it again.
A Black woman and her 5-year-old daughter were harassed by a white man on Monday, June 11, questioning their hygiene while they were on vacation in Pasadena, California, as shown in a video posted online.
Dante de Blasio, the Black son of NYC son of Mayor de Blasio wrote an op/ed piece about the toxic and racist environment of the elite Brooklyn Technical High School he graduated from.
This past weekend the Brooklyn community came out to celebrate 108 years of the historic Friendship Baptist Church.
A former New York state assemblywoman accused paying a Victoria’s Secret bill and other personal expenses with money meant for families displaced by Superstorm Sandy pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Matthew Tucker was slain by officers from the Riverside County Sheriff’s office, who were called in for a suicide crisis intervention.
The nation's largest public housing agency will pay billions of dollars to settle claims that it used dirty tricks like building fake walls to hide problems from inspectors and lied about lead paint conditions to mask risks to low-income residents and their children, federal prosecutors said Monday.
The city’s budget, announced Monday, includes discounted MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers.
In 1997, then 18-year old Jeremy Strohmeyer was arrested for brutally raping and killing Sherrice Iverson, a 7-year old Black girl. Now, after over two decades in jail, he is asking for mercy to be released early even though he was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.
President Donald Trump said he is thinking “very seriously” about pardoning Muhammad Ali, even though the Supreme Court vacated the boxing champion’s conviction in 1971.
The Board of Health today approved new amendments to the Health Code, including a requirement that the nearly 3,000 city-regulated child care sites maintain two epinephrine auto-injectors on location.
As City Hall works on a multi-billion dollar settlement with the federal government to fix public housing in New York City, the deal is raising serious questions with one city leader who is now telling PIX11 News that the mayor may be trying to hide something.
Lauren Simmons is the only woman that is a full-time employee at the New York Stock Exchange.
Dayonn Davis, an 18-year old Black teen, has been charged with robbery for allegedly stealing a pair of sneakers 3 years ago.
The winner of the Super Bowl traditionally visits the White House, but President Donald Trump disinvited the team Monday, the day before players were set to come to the White House.
It's a measure meant to make the city's most selective public high schools more representative of New York City, but it has also sparked outrage among some city families, particularly some of those with children currently enrolled in those schools, or currently prepping for the test to gain admission.
A teenager was found fatally shot in the Bronx Saturday night.
Joshua Braglin, a white police officer from Ohio, has been fired following a lengthy investigation for his alleged racist, insulting social media post against Hocking College Interim Police Chief Tiffany Tims, who is an African American.
A Florida family is “heartbroken” after a jury awarded $4 in damages for funeral expenses and pain and suffering in a case in which a St. Lucie County deputy fatally shot a father of three through his garage door, the family’s attorney said Thursday.
Health + Hospitals/Lincoln announced today the temporary installation of what is being called the world’s Smallest Mollusk Museum, located in the hospital’s front lobby for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. MICRO partnered with Science Sandbox to bring this captivating tiny science museum to the South Bronx hospital.
Brenda Schofield was born to win!
Friday, May 25, 2018, the December 12th Movement celebrated African Liberation Day 2018 at Sistas’ Place (456 Nostrand Ave., Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn).
When they transferred to The College of New Rochelle last year to complete their degrees, neither Chris Brannon nor Cristian Perez del Castillo expected that they would be making history.
Funeral services for late Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell have been announced.
Alonzo Taylor Jr. was hanging out with his friends last week to watch a movie at the East Warren 20 movie theater when the manager suddenly started shouted at him and threatened him that he would call the police if he doesn’t pull his pants up.
Before Tuesday, most people didn't know who ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey was.