Tonight, St. Louis County District Attorney Robert McCulloch announced the decision of the grand jury in the killing of Michael Brown…
Millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States can now be spared deportation and given the opportunity to live in the country legally by an executive order announced by President Obama last night.
November 20 is Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day. However, for a group of black mothers in the city of Salvador, Bahia, this year’s action will not be about traditional black political questions like affirmative action or identity politics. Instead, they will host a silent protest in front of the Bahian governor’s office in honor of their children who have been killed or “disappeared” by the police. They will demand justice during a day of mourning and struggle.
The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) in conjunction with the Philadelphia Region Justice Collaborative (PRJC) will convene a Town Hall meeting followed by a mini conference to address the plague of violence and fratricide in African-American communities in Philadelphia and other major cities across the country. Both events will take place at Philadelphia’s historic Church of the Advocate, 1801 West Diamond Street, on November 20th and 21st.
NEW YORK — Six years after America sank into the deepest economic downturn since the 1930s, the jobless rate has fallen to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008. But one demographic group — African-American men — seems to be stuck in a permanent recession.
The legendary Harry Belafonte received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday and had a few words for Hollywood during his acceptance speech.
Following are comments from members of the Black Women’s Roundtable who played a significant role in voter education…
Political observers called it months ago but Tuesday’s midterm elections made it official: The Republicans have captured control of the United States Senate.
The months leading up to the 2014 midterm election could not be more different than the same period four years ago.
HARARE, Oct 27 2014 (IPS) – Zimbabwe has lost 12 billion dollars in illicit financial flows over the last three decades and experts say this illegal practice is perpetuating social inequalities and poverty in this southern African nation.