Saturday, June 24, 2017
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Judge to Decide If Officer Injured In...

U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., said on Wednesday, June 15, that he will rule "within the coming days" on whether...

Juror Admits Decision to Acquit Ex-Cop for...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a grim livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after Castile was...

Suicide Among African-Americans Is on the Rise and...

A Georgia pastor is on a mission to raise awareness of suicide in the Black community and its connection to the church. How's he doing...

DA’s Office Declines to Bring Charges Against...

A Los Angeles police officer will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a Black woman in South Los Angeles, a controversial killing...

A California Firefighter Is Fighting to Wear...

A firefighter in Eureka, Calif., is expected to make his case today, June 7, as to why he should be allowed to wear a...

BLM, NAACP, Local Groups Appeal to Arizona...

Arizona doesn't immediately come up in discussions about the American Civil War, but the western state finds itself at the center of a new...

Should the Black Community Support Bill Cosby...

It has been nearly 22 years since former Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers running back-turned-actor O.J. Simpson was found not guilty in one...

Examining the Movements for Civil Rights and...

“I was especially concerned to try to convey its long continuous movement, flowing like a river, sometimes powerful, tumultuous, and roiling with life; at...

Does the Bounty of New Television Shows...

Gil Scott-Heron was wrong. In 2017, you can binge watch the revolution on Netflix. During a May NPR interview with the stars of ABC’s beloved sitcom...

Chilli Responds to Backlash Hurled at Her...

TLC's Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas was the center of controversy after she said "All lives matter," and now she's explaining what she meant. Thomas recently responded to...

Black Lives Matter to Give Dozens of...

This Mother's Day, the Black Lives Matter movement is working to bail as many mothers out of jail as possible and get them back...

Minnesota Man Who Shot 5 Black Lives...

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for a 2015 shooting that left five Black Lives Matter protesters severely injured. Hennepin...

Young Author Secures Seven-Figure Deal with Fox...

A 23-year-old Nigerian-American novelist has struck gold with landmark publishing and film acquisition deals. The movie rights for Tomi Adeyemi's debut young adult West African...

Documents Show NYPD Officials Infiltrated BLM Activist...

The NYPD's sweeping surveillance of mass protests following the 2014 death of Staten Island man Eric Garner might ultimately prove problematic, according to new reports. Recently...

Black Lives Matter to Join Forces with...

The Black Lives Matter movement is looking to tackle yet another social justice issue: fair, livable wages. A band of Black Lives Matter groups and...

Rosa Clemente: How I Came to Know...

In 1993, I was a student at the State University of New York-Albany when Dr. Marta Moreno Vega came to speak on our campus....

Resist, Rinse, Repeat: The Continued Climb of...

In the summer of 2015, Bree Newsome, clad in black climbing gear, climbed a South Carolina flagpole outside the capital building to remove the Confederate flag....

Could Black-Owned Businesses Benefit More from Black...

The notion that the Black community must become economically self-sufficient has been at the center of Black liberation for decades. From the Montgomery bus...

It’s Time to Stop Romanticizing the Civil...

With celebrations relegated to the shortest month of the year, Black history has been reduced to a highlight reel of America's proudest moments. While...

Judge Sides with Activists, Orders NYPD to...

A group of New York activists has won access to the NYPD's surveillance files on Black Lives Matter demonstrators at Grand Central Terminal between...

How Hip-Hop/R&B Can Help Educators, Parents Explain...

Solange Knowles. Her name has become synonymous with strength, Black power, nation-building and Black Lives Matter. Now, her name also will make you think...