As Black America breathes a sigh of relief in the wake of the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the George Floyd killing, there’s hope for similar justice in the police killing case of Daunte Wright.
Homicides in New Jersey went up 23% in 2020. A series of gun reforms proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy aims to cut down on the violence by putting millions in funding toward community programs and even banning certain firearms.
More than half of U.S. adults have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine as one of the vaccines is paused due to complications from a few who have received it.
Legislation commemorating the chosen birthday of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was signed into law on Monday. The resolution declares Feb. 14 as Frederick Douglass Day in New Jersey.
America’s latest mass shooting took place in New York on Long Island at a supermarket where a man shot three people leaving one dead and the other two injured
“I lost my son, he’s never coming back,” Daunte Wright’s father, Aubrey, said on morning television two days after the 20-year-old, unarmed Black young man was gunned down by police in Brooklyn Center, Minn. on Sunday.
With the Derek Chauvin police trial going on, another shooting of an unarmed Black man in Minnesota and video of a Black Army lieutenant being brutalized by police in Virginia, policing is a front-and-center issue in Black America.
It’s now illegal to give water or food to people in line waiting to vote in Georgia.
The use of “poll watchers” and law enforcement officers stationed at polling sites intimidating Black voters is becoming a major concern in the Garden State.
Sunday, March 14 marks one year since New York City’ first COVID-19. Since then, more than 30,000 people have died from the virus and there have been over 385,000 confirmed cases in the city.