Another Black Man Targeted, Tasered and Beaten by Police

All eyes across the nation have been on the city of Baytown, Texas, ever since an unarmed Black woman, 44-year-old Pamela Turner, was shot to death on video by Baytown Police Officer Juan Delacruz

Garner family wants statewide chokehold ban after Pantaleo firing

“Commissioner O’Neill, I thank you for doing the right thing.”

Daniel Pantaleo fired from the NYPD for Eric Garner killing

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil fired former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the 2014 police death of Eric Garner.

Historians retrace first Africans in America

Four hundred years ago on Aug. 20, 1619, the English warship White Lion docked at Port Comfort (now Fort Monroe), Virginia.

Meet the 11-Year Old Genius Who Just Started High School

Dionn Megginson, an 11-year old girl from Texas, is making her way to excellence. At such an early age, she has just recently started classes as a 9th grader in high school.

Committee Chairs Request Information from Consumer Bureau on Efforts to Protect Student Loan Borrowers

Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger requesting information and records concerning ...

Federal judge set to rule on next steps in Newark water crisis

Newark residents are pushing for more bottled water amid the city's lead crisis

Stacey Abrams Says She’d Serve as Vice President

The overcrowded Democratic presidential field has a record six women seeking the nomination.

School admissions changes will make it easier for parents, students: officials

The middle school and high school admissions process for students in New York City is about to get a lot easier, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza, the head of the city's school system.

Gov. Cuomo proposes law to redefine domestic terrorism motivated by hate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a first-in-nation domestic terrorism law that would include mass violence motivated by hate.

Neck pain can be a real you-know-what

You may have been called “a pain in the neck” or bothered by someone you consider to be a pain in the neck, but worse than that can be having real pain in the neck.

Tommie G. Eaddy—Chess, good conversation and a haircut

There are many barbershops across New York, but there is something special about Everything Nice.

Church of Christ donates food and supplies in Brownsville

As the city announced that Brownsville, Brooklyn will now receive $9 million in the wake of the recent mass shooting which injured 11 and killed one person

How to be thrifty during back-to-school shopping

Back-to-school shopping is quite a daunting task and it can get pretty expensive for many parents. The children want all of the fancy, new and character-covered school products on the market and many parents feel compelled to spend a lot ...

NY Giants great running back Ron Johnson

Northwestern High School in Detroit has produced a number of world class athletes, including baseball greats Willie Horton and Alex Johnson, and Olympic Gold medalist Henry Carr.