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Greetings Sisters and Brothers, please tune in to “Black Star News Show” on your favorite commercial free listener-supported station WBAI New York 99.5 FM Radio...

Following widespread and persistent power outages this week, Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams has released a report calling for a public power system, a municipal grid, to replace the...

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams issued the following statement after the U.S. Census Bureau announced it would end all counting efforts for the 2020 Census on September 30, a month...

The following statement regarding Reparations--and the upcoming National Reparations Day- was written by Carolyn Jenkins for the December 12th Movement.

The National...

On Wednesday, August 5, National Nurses United will hold protests across the country to demand governmental action on COVID-19.

As first-hand witnesses and actual victims...

Tune in Tuesday August 3, at 3 PM (Eastern Standard Time) to the "BLACK STAR NEWS SHOW" on WBAI New York 99.5 FM Radio also streaming on www.wbai.org....

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams introduced multiple pieces of legislation in the City Council Tuesday to advance transparency in policing and protect the rights of minors...

New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Friday announced that the Assembly has passed legislation to ensure vulnerable New Yorkers have the tools and resources they need to navigate the...

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of National Action Network (NAN), will join the family of Davell Gardner on Monday, July 27th to deliver the eulogy at his...

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz is "outraged" that the New York Yankees have invited the racially-divisive Donald Trump to throw out the first pitch on Aug. 15.

"I am...

News Reports say Trump Administration will drop battle over Trusted Traveler Programs, following AG James' lawsuit.

New York Attorney General Letitia James released the...

Friday, July 24that 7:00 PM EST/4:00 PM PST, join Black Theatre United (BTU) member, actor and activist Viola Davis as she moderates a virtual Town Hall.

Davis will host...

The "AfroResistance" organization has just announced the "Black Latina Girls and Women Fund."

Black women and girls around the world are leading movements and creating...

New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie  and Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus Tuesday announced the Assembly has passed legislation that would require video recordings of all interrogations...

On Monday, July 20, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a park clean up to kick off his new #MeaningfulMonday community service initiative at...

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