Garner died last week after police officers in Staten Island tried to arrest him, and one officer used an illegal chokehold to bring him to the ground. He was 43.
Footage posted on YouTube shows the CHP officer straddling Marlene Pinnock, 51, and hitting her at least 11 times.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined lead Senate sponsors Patty Murray and Mark Udall and 34 of their Senate colleagues to introduce a bill in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby.
For the third consecutive year, the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner" invited a parent or guardian to work with their child ages eight-12 to create a lunchtime recipe that is healthy, affordable, original, and delicious.
This year's NAACP Convention will be held July 19-23 in Las Vegas.
Benjamin Jealous will be joining CAP as a senior fellow.
The agreement is the result of a review HUD conducted in June 2011, which found that Dubuque imposed policies that discriminated against housing choice voucher applicants based on their race. Specifically, the review found that, in response to racial tensions ...
Finally. That was the general sentiment expressed by Black economic activists in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union (SOU) speech this week – a speech that surpassed previous SOUs in dealing with economic woes that disparately affect ...
For Adama Mosley, a resident of the West Oakland neighborhood known as “Ghosttown,” having solar panels installed on her home was “a dream come true.” Mosely had long been concerned about pollution from freeways and nearby brownfields (contaminated former industrial ...
“The NAACP is staunchly opposed to “Stand Your Ground” laws,” said Hilary O. Shelton in his testimony. “They are applied in a racially biased manner, and the bottom line is, as we saw in Sanford, FL, that they make it ...
"I told them I was not married and that's where everything just broke loose."
The mother of the man apparently responsible for killing 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard said that her "heart is broken" in an apology released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Census Bureau data released today reveals that there were 46.5 million poor people in America in 2012, including 16.1 million children. The number is essentially unchanged from 2011.
The board of directors of the National Conference of Black Mayors (NCBM) voted this week to terminate the employment of its executive director, Vanessa Williams. In a letter, Williams was notified she was terminated effective immediately.
With her Monday ruling that New York City’s infamous “stop-and-frisk” policing tactic is unconstitutional, a federal judge may have forever changed how America’s largest police force treats people of color.