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Black Community Shocked By Michael Slager Mistrial

Last week, the nation was shocked to learn that the jury for the trial of Michael Slager, the North Charleston police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black motorist as he jogged away from a traffic stop in 2015

Gasser Charged with Manslaughter

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, Ronald Gasser, 54, for was arrested for manslaughter after killing former NFL Player Joe McKnight.

Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 Percent in November

The Black unemployment rate improved from 8.6 percent in October to 8.1 percent in November, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.

Teen who was relentlessly bullied kills herself in front of her family

Brandy Vela's bedroom is covered in Post-it notes. "You will always own a piece of my heart," says one. "You will never be forgotten," says another.

NNPA President Benjamin Chavis Recalls Fidel Castro's Fight Against Apartheid

The death of Fidel Castro has been met with varying reactions, including condolences to the fallen Cuban leader’s family by former President Jimmy Carter and President Barack Obama.

1 cop killed and 3 others injured in 24 hours

Perhaps most startling to law enforcement is that in three of the shootings, it appears the alleged perpetrators specifically targeted police officers, according to authorities and local media reports.

Officer charged with manslaughter in Philando Castile killing

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in July was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts

The Three Elections that Shaped Obama's Legacy

The first backlash election of the presidency of President Barack Obama’s time in office was 2010 when Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives lost 63 House seats.

National Black Voter Polls Shows Education, Economy, and Race Relations Shape Strong Preference for Hillary Clinton Among Black American Voters

With the election only days away, a new national poll shows that Black American voters overwhelmingly plan to vote for Hillary Clinton as their choice for President of the United States.

Days Before the Election, Clinton Talks about Criminal Justice, Jobs and Education with the Black Press

[RALEIGH] In an exclusive interview with North Carolina’s African-American press, Hillary Clinton said the even though she is running to benefit all Americans, the first woman expected to be elected president of the United States

Michael Brown’s Mother Shares Pain, Hopes at Xavier Black Lives Matter Event

College students and New Orleans residents filled the University Center Ballroom at Xavier University of Louisiana for the Annual Black Lives Matter Symposium. The two-day symposium was hosted by the Institute for Black Catholic Studies on Oct. 21-22, 2016. The ...

Ava Duvernay Tackles Mass Incarceration and More in "The 13th"

The New York Film Festival celebrated its 54th year by trying something new. For the first time in history, its Opening Night World Premiere was a documentary.

Protesters Urge Removal of Jackson Square Monument

College football, a motorcycle convention, and even a Beyoncé concert was not enough to stop roughly 100 New Orleans Residents who marched alongside the group Take ‘Em Down Nola

Citizen Newspaper Publisher William Garth, Sr. Dies at 79

William Garth, Sr., Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group Inc. (CCNG) and Chairman of the Chatham Business Association (CBA) died on Friday, September 23, 2016.

Mother of Trayvon Martin visits New Orleans; Discusses Mothers United Against Gun Violence

Losing a child is never easy, but Sybrina Fulton has taken on a new national role. She now gives support and guidance to other mother’s across the country, hoping her loss,