“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 ...
New York City’s renters might have a fighting chance in housing court thanks to the mayor.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Lutfa Adnan and her family joined thousands of vocal protesters at Philadelphia International Airport Jan. 29, chanting “Let them in!”
As the extravagant pomp and circumstance of the United States presidential inauguration ceremony commenced Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, tens of thousands demonstrated in stiff opposition across the country.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a $1 billion commitment to fix leaky roofs in New York City’s public housing complexes.
atie Danziger, a mom of three in New York City, remembers when her daughter, a college senior, called last year as there were demonstrations around racial issues on campuses across the country.
With just over a week left before Barack Obama, the United States’ first American-African commander in chief leaves the Oval Office, local activists are appealing to him to grant clemency to “political prisoner of war” Dr. Mutulu Shakur, who has ...
From predatory lending and foreclosures to wealth stripping and income inequality, the national wealth gap is relevant and ongoing.
Those whom Dylann Roof hurt the most had the chance to address the convicted killer before his Wednesday sentencing, with one of the victims' sisters calling him "among the worst kind of evil."
Citing accusations of voter suppression tactics and opinions on voter fraud, six civil rights activists occupied Sen. Jeff Sessions’ office in Mobile, Ala. Members of the NAACP and NAACP Alabama State Conference were protesting Sessions’ record on voting rights and ...
A football coach from Charlotte, a project manager from Florida and a teaching assistant from Iowa. Three people from three different backgrounds with a dedication to three different causes.