Dozens of legislative, community activists and New Jersey residents gathered across the state to denounce the violence over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia when white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters—killing one woman and injuring dozens of others.
During a speech at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island, N.Y., President Donald Trump seemed to openly endorse police brutality.
More than a decade ago, I chatted with Asian-American seniors at Hunter College High School in New York City about their college admission prospects.
As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization say that young people must come first.
The NAACP has named Derrick Johnson, the vice chairman of their board of directors, the organization’s interim president.
Bill Cosby will face another criminal prosecution.
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) rejected an offer from the White House to meet with all 49 members of the caucus, citing steps that the Trump Administration has taken, “that will affirmatively hurt Black communities.”
U.S. Park Police confirmed that another noose was found on the National Mall, according to ABC News.
Saturday morning, Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill finally bent to the will of the jury and declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case.
April Ryan has been selected as the 2017 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a black journalist who has a distinguished body of work that has extraordinary depth, scope and ...
On January 31, President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. If confirmed, Gorsuch’s lifelong appointment to the court would have serious consequences for all Americans, but especially African Americans and vulnerable communities.
A Black woman has been elected president of the Harvard Law Review—the first in the revered publication’s 130-year history.
Two historic events that changed America occurred 50 years ago. While many will remember the 50th anniversary of the failed Apollo 1 space flight, an equally historic event that affected Black America remains largely forgotten.
Tom Perez has been elected to serve as Chair of the Democratic National Committee.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected astronaut Jeanette Epps to join the crew of the International Space Station in 2018. Epps will become the first Black crewmember to represent the U.S. on the station.