Longtime Brooklyn resident George H. Andrews has died.
The Department of Justice is getting backlash from the NAACP after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued guidance to the Civil Rights division to settle cases without using consent decrees.
Assata Shakur’s birthday was celebrated July 16 at the REFAL CTR in Newark hosted by the New Jersey Black Panther Party Commemorative Committee.
A 10-page executive order spelling out Newark’s sanctuary city status and the protocols and protections that the city provides to undocumented immigrants was signed by Mayor Ras Baraka this week.
Five health officials in Flint, Mich., are being charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with contamination of the city’s water that caused 14 deaths.
Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. recently announced the awarding of nearly $3.7 million in Fiscal Year 2017 grant funding to New Jersey institutions of higher education through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program for pre-college education programs for disadvantaged students.
Several recent shootings in East Orange, N.J., have not only put the city on edge but also prompted the community to step and become more involved.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. celebrated with the Muslim community Tuesday at his annual Iftar Dinner in honor of the holy month of Ramadan at the Bronx County building.
After the acquittal of white Tulsa, Okla., police officer Betty Shelby for the killing of unarmed, Black father Terence Crutcher, the city is grappling with yet another police shooting of a Black man.
NYPD officer Nysia Stroud, 29, was indicted for transporting marijuana and more than one kilogram of cocaine in exchange for money.