Justice

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”

There is no shortage of words in the English language to describe Dr...

Loretta Lynch

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES, LORETTA E. LYNCH, TO DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK’S (NAN) ANNUAL KING DAY...

 

President Obama spoke movingly about the lives shattered by America’s gun violence epidemic on January 5 as he announced a...

Officer Michael Birch

 A 16-year veteran on the New York Police Department (NYPD) in a lawsuit claims he's endured retaliation...

In 2015, 71 journalists were killed in direct relation to their work, making it the fourth deadliest year since the Committee to Protect Journalists began keeping...

[Immigration]

In response to the Obama Administration’s series of home raids aimed at arresting, detaining and deporting young mothers and their children back to Central...

Congress -- House of paralysis

Whoever wins next November’s presidential election, it’s a sure bet that...

Dr. Welsing. Jetmag.com

[Passings]

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing who wrote and lectured about White Supremacy and...

Our era challenges even the optimism Dr. King held

Whither America

Dr....

Barbara Arnwine speaking about protecting the vote on Dec. 18 when she accepted Black Star News Excellence Award at annual dinner at MIST Harlem. Photo Hakim Mutlaq

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Where is a child safe if not in a playground?

[Op-Ed]

We are again troubled with the news that a police officer --Tim Loehmann-- will not...

Leaders of the movement to stop murder by police condemned Monday's news that a Cleveland, Ohio, grand jury declined to indict two officers for killing 12-year- old...

 Officer Loehmann

The Reverend Al Sharpton in a statement has sharply denounced the decision by a grand jury in Ohio not to return an indictment against the...

 

Kris Gounden. Photo: Nate Adams
 
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[Commentary]

Relations between police and the communities they occupy cannot improve as long as officers have no ethnic or other emotional bonds with the people being...

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