No city, town or hamlet can any longer feel immune from the devastating news that, once again, a Black man's life has been taken by the police
"My 12-year-old cousin Tamir Rice was tragically shot to death by Cleveland police on November 22, 2014."
"We had not seen this kind of excessive police force used against protestors since the civil rights movement of the 1960's"
Danny Davis and Richard Boykin join a chorus of voices demanding justice over the "CIA or Gestapo tactics" discovered at Homan Square.
Wall Street banks handed out $28.5 billion in bonuses to their 167,800 employees last year, up 3 percent over 2013, according to figures from the NY State Comptroller.
America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," Obama said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists.
An investigation released today finds sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
It's a sign of the effectiveness of protests that have occurred here - as well as nationwide - against police killings of unarmed African Americans.
Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable.
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.