Monday, September 30
Last week a coalition of Cheyney University supporters accused Pennsylvania of discriminating against the historically black college near Philadelphia, hurting its ability to attract new students and stay economically stable.
New Jersey must allow gay couples to marry starting Oct. 21, because the state is unconstitutionally denying federal benefits to same-sex couple, a judge ruled Friday.
The threat of a partial government shutdown looms.
Friday, September 27
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Southern New Jersey Chapter and Monroe Township Library hosted a health fair at Monroe Township Library, in Williamstown, NJ on September 7.
Jay Z and Beyonce continue their rule as entertainment’s highest earning couple.
Thursday, September 26
A recent consumer survey shows that support for financial regulation including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is strong.
Wednesday, September 25
A new poll shows the race to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate race between Newark Mayor Cory Booker and former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan is tightening.
Tuesday, September 24
Legendary comedian Bill Cosby will give a performance at the 35th Anniversary fundraiser for the Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts.
Monday, September 23
The Children’s Defense Fund is the child of the transformative struggles for civil rights and economic and social justice in the 1960s.
Camden city fathers poured into the Rafael Cordero Molina Elementary School auditorium on Friday morning for a district-wide pledge that encouraged fathers to support and participate in their children’s education.
Saturday, September 21
South Jersey native Jordan Burroughs is unbeatable in world wrestling.
Friday, September 20
The Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday to wipe out the three-year-old health care law that President Barack Obama has vowed to preserve — and simultaneously prevent a partial government shutdown that neither party claims to want.
Councilman Luis Quintana is the new president of Newark's City Council.
In honor of September’s National Hunger Action Month, governors across New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland issued proclamations declaring September 18th as “ShopRite Partners In Caring Day.
The Philadelphia Eagles officially retired the number of former Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb Thursday.
The House voted Thursday to cut nearly $4 billion a year from food stamps, a 5 percent reduction to the nation's main feeding program.
Thursday, September 19
One of the nation’s foremost advocates for equality and opponents of racism and sexism, Tim Wise, will deliver a lecture on race and racism in America today at Cheyney University.
Miami Heat forward LeBron James, 28, tied the knot with his high school sweetheart Savannah Brinson, 27, Saturday in a lavish ceremony at the Grand Del Mar Hotel in San Diego.
Wednesday, September 18
In the wake of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left 13 dead, President Barack Obama renewed his call for Congress to pass tougher background check legislation to keep guns out of the hands of those who would do harm.
Tuesday, September 17
President Obama must decide whom to pick for one of the most important jobs in the world – Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Monday, September 16
A new study says blacks are more likely than whites to not get enough sleep.
Since the onset of the foreclosure crisis, research reports from esteemed universities and policy institutes have generated a still-growing knowledge base that recounts all the rippling effects of what went wrong.
Friday, September 13
A memorial service will be held September 21 for Philadelphia radio personality E. Steven Collins, who died on Sept. 9, 2013 of a heart attack at Chestnut Hill Hospital.
Thursday, September 12
The fifth season of VH1’s “Basketball Wives” is in full swing, but with much lower ratings.
Wednesday, September 11
Wendell Pritchett, the chancellor at Rutgers University's Camden campus, said he's stepping down next year.
President Obama made the case for a military strike against the Syrian government.
Tuesday, September 10
House and Senate leaders awarded Congress' highest civilian honor to four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama nearly 50 years ago.
E. Steven Collins died of a heart attack early Monday, according to WRNB-FM, nicknamed Old School 100.3 for which he hosted a weekly public affairs show. He was 58.
Monday, September 9
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous, who boosted the finances and increased the stability of the nation's largest civil rights organization, plans to step down at the end of the year.
Friday, September 6
Abundant Life Worship Center in Egg Harbor City, NJ continues to grow from its humble beginnings under the leadership of Bishop John R. Gandy.
Longer life spans and aging baby boomers will combine to double the population of older Americans during the next 25 years to about 72 million.
Whether it is in Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina or Pennsylvania, several Republican-dominated legislatures are pushing laws that will suppress the vote.
While the headlines have been dominated by the much-anticipated recent Supreme Court rulings on the Voting Rights Act, affirmative action and marriage equality, the court also issued two lesser-covered rulings that are an affront to workers’ rights and their ability to seek justice if they face discrimination on the job.
President Barack Obama plans to make his case to the American people for targeted military strikes against the Syrian government for alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians.
Many gun tragedies could have been prevented by the use of simple technologies that exist today. Authorized-user identification, or personalized, gun technology encompasses a broad range of manufacturing designs that allow guns to recognize an authorized user and become inoperable when handled by anyone else.
The Andy Reid era has officially come to an end in Philadelphia and for the first time in 14 years there's a new sheriff in town.
The Labor Department reported Friday that U.S. employers added 169,000 jobs in August.
There are so many needs to be addressed in this great world of ours from the mundane to the life altering. For every challenge there is someone or a group of individuals who can develop a product, service or strategy to overcome anything that confounds, or inconveniences us.
Thursday, September 5
Hot off of the success of his action thriller, “2 Guns,” co-starring Mark Wahlberg and Paula Patton, Denzel Washington is headed back to Broadway.
Wednesday, September 4
In the midst of varying proposals for housing reform, civil rights leaders are publicly calling for lawmakers to keep mortgage lending affordable and accessible.
Monday, September 2
Nelson Mandela, the ailing 95-year-old former president of South Africa, was discharged from the hospital on Sunday while still in critical condition.
As part of its $160 million proposed discrimination settlement with African American financial advisers, Merrill Lynch has agreed to make sweeping changes to address issues of diversity in the workplace.
B. Todd Jones, a former U.S. attorney, is the new Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.