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Marian Wright Edelman

More than 88,000 people have applied to enter the “poor door” at a new luxury condominium tower on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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Gray's parents and supporters show some rage

[Speaking Truth To Power]

The protests against Baltimore Police for the callous killing of...

 

[Op-Ed: Letter To Ethiopian Ambassador to U.K.]

Dear Ambassador Berhanu Kebede,

The response from the Ethiopian embassy to our report, We Say the Land is...

Loretta Lynch -- ready for the job

Loretta E. Lynch, 55, has made history. She is to soon officially become the 83rd U.S. Attorney General.

Lynch knew she...

Mayor de Blasio -- fire Pantaleo

[Black Star News Editorial]

On July 17, 2014, Ramsey Orta shot...

Rep. Hank Johnson’s

[Comment: Speaking Truth To Power]

Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-Ga) assessment that the spate of violence against African-...

Feidin Santana

Feidin Santana will be awarded the Civic Engagement Award and also given a monetary grant. The 23-year-old was responsible for the recording and...

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

[Commentary]

As the World Bank prepares for its annual Spring Meetings, members of...

Sharpton outraged over delay

Rev. Sharpton-- pushes for Senate confirmation of Lynch

As Senate leadership continues a historic delay in failing to confirm Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney...

The noted investigative reporter says of the nation -- "Lying has become the staple"

I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as...

The shots seen around the world

Officer Michael Slager fired eight bullets at the back of Walter Scott, 50, an African-American, killing him, on April 4. Then,...

President-elect Buhari. Will he have a better chance at tackling Boko Haram?

[Op-Ed]

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the tragic...

Carl Dix and Cornel West [Community Announcement]

 

April 14 National Shut-Down Day Against Police Abuses

National Actions...

I don’t know what it’s like to have the benefits of White privilege, but I know all about what it’s like to live as a Black man in America.

Here’s what Black privilege grants me: I check...

The killer cop Slager; true monster hiding behind badge and uniform

The videotaped murder of a 50-year-old Black man by a White police officer in South Carolina...

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