NAACP Condemns Senseless Killing of NYPD Police Officers

BALTIMORE, MD -- The NAACP condemns the violent and senseless deaths of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. We extend our deepest...

AP Sources: NY Cops’ Killer Announced Retaliation for Eric Garner Chokehold Death

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death...

Civil Rights Leader Lowery Recovering from Surgery

ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights icon the Rev. Joseph Lowery is recovering from surgery after fracturing his hip in a fall. The Joseph and Evelyn...

Black Owned ‘Staffing Etc.’ Wins Significant CDC East Coast Airport Ebola Screening Contract

A Black-owned Prince George's County firm recently got a multi-million dollar, multi-year contract, with the help of a Baltimore-based African-American financing company, to screen...

A Grateful Nation?

The World before WWII Tyranny and oppression had been a way of life for most of the peoples of the world, since the beginning of...

Characters We’ve Met Along the Way

One of the most exciting aspects of a journalist’s job is the people you meet, as you gather the stories you delight in telling. Each year...

No Christmas like a ‘Trini’ Christmas

TRINIDAD — It is early December and already the air is redolent with the aroma of rum-soaked black/fruit cake baking in ovens and the...

Sharpton’s ‘Justice for All’ March Draws Thousands

Thousands of protestors marched from Freedom Plaza to the National Mall side of the United States Capitol in D.C. on Dec. 13 to dispute...

Judge Rules Black Boy was Wrongly Executed in 1944 for Deaths of Two...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge has overturned the murder conviction of a 14-year-old Black boy who was executed in 1944 in the deaths...

Sat. Noon: Protesters of Police Killings to March on D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed Black men...

Ohio Police Officers Accused of Exchanging Racist Texts

Five sheriff’s deputies in Montgomery County, Ohio are under investigation for allegedly sending racially-motivated texted messages and slurs while both on and off duty. Captain...

Indicted Black State Rep. Wants Ga. to Officially Apologize for Slavery

State Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) is set to propose a resolution imploring the State of Georgia to formally apologize for its unjust role in...