Justice

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...

Slager, of the North Charleston police department, who shot Walter Scott from behind

 

Today at the opening of the 17th Annual National Action...

Alleged killer-cop Slager

Last Saturday a White police officer in South Carolina shot and killed a Black man and claimed, just as Darren Wilson did when he gunned...

What was Gov. Pence thinking? 

[Commentary]

The American humorist Will Rogers would say: “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.”...

For decades scholars have taught and activists labeled 19th century Southern white behavior towards African Americans as terrorism. Equally, in a serious but humorous manner a popular “T-Shirt”...

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