Supporters continue call for firing of NYPD detective on anniversary of police killing of Mohamed Bah
Saturday marks the ninth anniversary of the 2012 police killing of Mohamed’ Bah. His mother, Hawa Bah, religious leaders and community supporters are rallying in front of the apartment building where Mohamed was killed to demand Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Shea to fire NYPD Dt. Edwin Mateo for his role in Mohamed's death.
Reports indicate that a body found in the Illinois River has been identified as Jelani Day, a 25-year-old Black graduate student from Illinois State University who has been missing since Aug. 25.
Several officials including Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., and N.J. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver unveiled a statue at Newark City Hall honoring former Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson, the city’s first Black mayor.
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) will award the 2022 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize to children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman.
Actor and comedian Anthony “AJ” Johnson has died. Johnson was best known for his roles in the films “Friday,” “The Players Club” and “I Got The Hookup.” He was 55.
The FBI warns of a rising trend in which scammers are defrauding victims via online romance scams, persuading individuals to send money to allegedly invest or trade cryptocurrency.
Reporters from five news organizations in the Word In Black collaborative discuss issues facing education in their communities in the pandemic era.
Citing President Biden’s public commitment to address long existing U.S. policies and structures that promote racism, a coalition of human rights/social justice organizations this week confirmed that a rally demanding the lifting of illegal economic sanctions against the Republic of Zimbabwe will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at the United Nations.
The Food Bank for New York City kicked off “Hunger Action Month” to raise awareness about food insecurity.
WPIX-TV (PIX11) launched a new live hour-long weekday newscast at 4 p.m. on Monday. The newscast will be anchored by Tamsen Fadal, Vanessa Freeman, and weatherman Mr. G.