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PHOTOS: America protests against police killings

From coast to coast protests continue against the recent police killings of Black people across the nation.

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced a historic New Jersey Supreme Court nomination Friday.

Mayor blasts arrest of Black delivery worker caught on video during curfew

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke out overnight after videos went viral on social media Thursday

Black-Owned laboratory uses artificial intelligence-based drug discovery platform to develop COVID-19 treatment

Darnisha Harrison, a Louisiana State University grad and founder and CEO of Georgia-based Ennaid Therapeutics, says that scientists working for her company are developing a drug-based therapy whose laboratory tests continue to show promise.

COMMENTARY: The Black Church Faces an Atypical Crisis

Blacks in the U.S. have been disproportionately affected during the pandemic.

ASK DR. KEVIN: An unfamiliar, rare disease associated with heart failure in African Americans

ATTR-CM is a life-threatening, underdiagnosed disease associated with heart failure, but many people have never heard of it or don’t know what it is.

People Power: Protests sparked across America for George Floyd

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping people afraid and shut in their homes for the better part of three months, thousands were brought out of that uncertain state by outrage over the barbaric and callous killing of a handcuffed man on ...

VIDEO: President Barack Obama speaks on policing in America during town hall

During a virtual town hall meeting, former U.S. President Barack Obama joins local and national leaders in the police reform movement.

Dying to live

It seems that doctors are not taking patients’ pain seriously.

Ameria Alleyne’s educationally fueled passion for a life of empowerment

Growing up as a first-generation American child from Trinidadian immigrant parents, most of Ameria Alleyne’s fondest memories are infused with education.

IWW calls on AFL-CIO to drop police unions

Criticism of police unions have gotten louder and louder. This week, some of those criticisms have come from other unions.

“Legalized Murder”: Protesters let out frustration, cops respond with force

The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Department officers lit a match under the country which the global pandemic couldn’t stop.

Ben Jealous selected as president of People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation

The boards of directors of People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation are honored to announce that Benjamin Todd Jealous has been selected as the next president of both organizations.

Unions respond/react to protests

Protests over police brutality rocked the country this past week and labor unions weren’t exempt.

State Sen. Brian Benjamin partners with Digital Media Solutions to feed 400 families

Digital Media Solutions (DMS), alongside the office of New York State Sen. Brian A. Benjamin and the First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC) food pantry, recently donated enough food to feed up to 400 families for a week.

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