5 Men Exonerated In Central Park Jogger Case

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‘Justice delayed is justice denied,’ – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The five men whose convictions in the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park were later overturned have agreed to a settlement of about $40 million from New York City to resolve a bitterly fought civil rights lawsuit over their arrests and imprisonment in the sensational crime. Continue Reading →

Are You ‘Afraid of Dark?’ A New Documentary About Black Men Screens

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Javier Payne, a 14 year-old boy was shoved through a glass store window by a Sargent police Officer. Payne sustained critical injuries, received 50 staples in his chest and is set for additional surgeries to repair his sliced open chest from the glass.

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Harlem’s Rev Sharpton On LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling (video)

0426-al-sharpton-tmz-landov-4Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for the NBA to investigate Donald Sterling ASAP — telling TMZ Sports, “No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kelis Still Haunted By Racist Encounter

kelis-and-knightOne should not think that there is not knuckle head racists around the world. So, when we read that Harlem singer Kelis recounted a recent racist attack she suffered in a Spanish airport three years ago – we were not surprised. Continue Reading →

The White Man March In NYC

wmmA group of white men have organized a march scheduled to take place today in NYC for the purpose of protesting what they call the “anti-white” agenda that “allows” black people to have the same rights as white people. Continue Reading →

Harry Belafonte and Melissa Harris Perry Face Off About Race and Activism

belafonte at the schomburg centerBy Hadasah Ingrid

January 31, 2014. At the cusp of Black History Month, the legendary Harry Belafonte and MSNBC journalist and TV host Melissa Harris-Perry sat down to examine the current state of race and black activism at the Schomburg Center for Black Research in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks Calls Dolce & Gabbana “Racist”

Azealia Banks has a bone to pick with Dolce & Gabbana. The Harlem rapper is known to take issue with tons of people but her disdain towards the fashion line might actually hold some weight. Continue Reading →

Pizza Race-Slur Outrage Is Out of ‘Order’

She ordered a pizza — and got an extra topping of racism.

When Harlem resident Minhee Cho, 24, ordered a small pizza from a Papa John’s restaurant, she was shocked to find that a staffer ID’d her as “lady chinky eyes” on her receipt. Continue Reading →

Census: Interracial Marriage Rising

Melting pot or racial divide? The growth of interracial marriages is slowing among U.S.-born Hispanics and Asians. Still, blacks are substantially more likely than before to marry whites. Continue Reading →