Is it OK to profile Muslims? The answer depends on who you ask.
Sabrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, was one of the most recognizable guests last Friday, along with Constance Malcolm, Valerie Bell and Jackie Rowe-Adams, all of whom have a similar story.
For HIV/AIDS advocates, it just boils down to one thing: “Provide more affordable housing for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.”
In an effort to have more students nationwide pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, members of Congress, including Rep. Charles Rangel, have launched the House Student App Challenge, a competition for high school students from his district.
Last Thursday, delivering on a campaign promise that helped him get a landslide victory, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that his administration will reform the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
Four years ago, when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake damaged Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, many countries, including the United States, pledged large sums of money to assist with rescue, recovery and reconstruction efforts
It has been four years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince and surrounding cities on Jan. 12, 2010, killing more than 200,000 people.
There might be a ray of hope for the family of Ramarley Graham, as Judge P. Kevin Castel opened a federal civil lawsuit case against the city of New York, former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and NYPD officers, including Graham’s shooter, Officer Richard Haste, on Jan. 7.
outh African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela died on December 5
Herb Boyd, a veteran and freelance reporter at the New York Amsterdam News and an adjunct Black studies professor at City College of New York, is one of eight legendary African-American journalists who will be inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Hall of Fame. This is the association’s highest honor.