NAACP President Cornell Brooks voted out

Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks?

Bill Cosby arrives for Day 2 of jury selection in his sex offense trial

For decades, he was one of America's most popular entertainers. Now, Bill Cosby is facing trial on sexual offense charges that could land the comedian in prison for the rest of his life.

Slain Maryland student gets degree on graduation day

Today should have been the day Richard Collins III walked across a stage in a cap and gown.

Concert bombing victims: Eight-year-old girl among dead

An 8-year-old described as a "beautiful little girl" has been named as one of the 22 people killed in a vicious bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night.

Campus killing: Suspect is a member of 'Alt-Reich' Facebook group, police say

A judge has denied bond for a white University of Maryland student accused of fatally stabbing a young black student at a campus bus stop.

Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby's assault trial

Comedian Bill Cosby arrived in a courtroom here Monday as jury selection began in his assault trial.

Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment

Rep. Al Green played recordings at a town hall on Saturday of racist threats he received after recently calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Tulsa jury foreman: Shooting of unarmed black man 'tragic but justifiable'

A jury acquitted a white Tulsa police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man because there was no evidence the officer acted outside her training, the jury foreman said in a letter released Friday.

Harlem patients share stories with future doctors

Patients who have struggled in the past with medical and mental health challenges and who live in the Harlem community recently came to Touro to speak with medical and pharmacy students about their experiences being treated in nursing homes, prisons ...

The cough, that irritating cough

Basically, the body eliminates foreign material by coughing. Now, the cough may be caused by dust, mold, vapors from spray cans, dusting powders, perfumes or a host of other irritants that might be in the air. However, there is one ...

FPWA expert panel dissects Trump’s urban agenda

The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies hosted its latest installment of Personally Speaking entitled “The First 100 Days: Examining the Impact of Trump’s Urban Agenda”

Pamela Tate-McMullen focuses on student achievement

Bedford Academy High School in Brooklyn enjoys a prominence for its exceptional student accomplishments and its strict educational curriculum.

Officer acquitted for killing unarmed Black man in Oklahoma returning to duty

Reports indicate that white Tulsa, Okla. police officer Betty Shelby, who was acquitted this week for the killing of unarmed Black Terrence Crutcher, is keeping her job.

Sonny Abubadika Carson to be commemorated this Saturday

The life and legacy of urban warrior Sonny Abubadika Carson will be commemorated this Saturday in the People’s Republic of Brooklyn in acknowledgement of the 81st anniversary of his physical birth. Although he joined the ancestors Dec. 20, 2002, his ...

Bedford Stuyvesant hosts Tohma Y. Faulkner street naming ceremony

Community was the central focus of Sister Tohma Y. Faulkner’s life.