An integrated group of at least 200 students and faculty members rallied Friday at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, urging the Ole Miss administration to stop flying the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen says the Department of Justice is monitoring the state investigation into the fatal shooting of a Black teenager by a White police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis.
“I know what it feels like to be in that black hole with a wet blanket over you and you think you want to die,” District Attorney Susan Hawk said. “You feel like it, you know it, and you have ...
Since I have to teach on Saturdays at the City College of New York it was not possible for me to attend the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in the nation’s capital. I doubt if I would have ...
The leader of the Nation of Islam on Saturday told a crowd of approximately 1 million people to become more active in solving their own problems instead of relying on others.
Bill Murrain, a lawyer from Conyers, Georgia, traveled to the National Mall for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and stood side-by-side with three generations of Black males: his sons, son-in-laws and five grandsons.
National Night Out is an annual celebrated event that unites the community amd promotes crime preventions and a partnership between police and the community.
Voters in the majority-Black city of Memphis have tapped a city councilman to become their first White mayor in nearly a quarter-century, rebuffing a three-term incumbent whose campaign sagged under rising crime, poverty and the troubled finances of this gritty ...
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During his speech at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Barack Obama celebrated the critical role that Black women have played in “every great movement in American history” and pledged to address challenges they face in the ...
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson was presented the “Peace Patron Award” by Peacemakers Incorporated at the seventh annual Peacemakers luncheon, Sept. 15.
A federal pilot program aimed at improving ties between law enforcement and communities, and curbing racial bias is moving ahead in Gary, one of six U.S. cities taking part in the initiative.
Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to change California’s definition of racial profiling and require local law enforcement agencies to collect demographic data on the people they stop, his office announced Saturday.
Black women were murdered at more than double the rate of White women in 2012 and almost all [92 percent] of these women knew their assailant, according to a report titled, When Men Murder Women by the Violence Policy Center.
The key to changing public policy in key areas is increasing the number of people who vote, according to a recent report by Demos, a public policy group that supports economic and social equality.