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US mayors fight back against President Trump’s ‘Big List’

Mayor’s from Los Angeles, Providence, R.I., Seattle and Anaheim, Calif., held a teleconference March 21 to explain their Day of Action in support of immigrants and immigration reform.

Eric Garner’s mother has charges dropped and visits White House

Eric Garner’s mother, Gwendolyn Carr, walked out of court with no charges Monday.

Dylann Roof friend to be sentenced

The friend of Dylann Roof who admitted not divulging to authorities Roof's plans to massacre black people at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court.

'Don't stop fighting': Wrongfully convicted man free after 32 years

On a sunny Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles Andrew Leander Wilson did something that seemed unbelievable to him; he walked outside on the sidewalk with only his family guarding him.

21st annual Freedom Fighter Dinner Tribute

For the past 21 years, the Brooklyn-based Malcolm X Commemoration Committee has co-organized their annual tribute for the families of political prisoners.

City College of New York’s Coalition to Resist Deportation to host demonstration

Thursday, March 9, at 12:30 p.m., the City College of New York’s Coalition to Resist Deportation will host their first protest at the CCNY’s North Academic Center Plaza.

Wells Fargo commits $60 billion to increase Black homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company has set aside a staggering $60 billion to lend to at least 250,000 black homeowners by the year 2027.

Georgia couple gets prison for racist threats at child's birthday party

A Georgia couple who rode with a Confederate flag-waving group that made armed threats against African-Americans at a child's birthday party were sentenced to prison Monday.

New York among top worst states for first-time homebuyers

It's not easy being a first-time homebuyer these days.

PBS previews Maya Angelou documentary at Schomburg with Clintons as special guests

“A Rock, A River, A Tree…,” the first words of the poem “On the Pulse of Morning”, were written by actress, dancer, author, professor, activist and poet Maya Angelou. Angelou, who died in 2014, delivered them in front of a ...

De Blasio signs ‘right to counsel’ bill

New York City’s renters might have a fighting chance in housing court thanks to the mayor.

New Yorkers rally to say, 'Today I am a Muslim, too'

New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them.

Haitians in Brooklyn protest new president

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Grand Army Plaza, KOMOKODA and a group of Haitians and their friends protested what they called the “installation of U.S.-supported indicted money launderer Jovenel Moise as the next president of Haiti.”

Ramarley Graham’s family still demands justice

The family and supporters of slain teen Ramarley Graham gathered at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan to demand justice from the NYPD and the city.

Medical students, deans and faculty demand Congress #DoNoHarm

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, was declared the National Day of Medical Student Activism to express outrage that congressional moves on health care will lead to 43,000 unnecessary deaths per year.

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