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Julian Bond, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies At 75

By Nathan James Julian Bond, whose career as a civil rights advocate and leader spanned five decades, died yesterday at his home in Fort Walton...

Memphis to host National Baptist Convention

MEMPHIS, Tenn – Mayor A C Wharton, Jr., Mayor Mark Luttrell and other elected officials joined the Memphis Host Committee of the National Baptist Convention,...

Michael Sam Cites Mental Health As He Quits Football

By Nathan James In a series of Tweets last night, Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete to sign with an NFL team, announced he...

White Lives Matter?

    As the city of Baltimore, Maryland exploded in rioting last week, while Freddie Gray, a young black man whose spine was allegedly broken by...

Gay TV Characters Influence Youth Opinion

Television shows, gay characters and the origin of younger Americans’ support for LGBTQ rights By Pooja Gupta In October 2014 a series of Supreme Court...

Transgender Law Center Applauds Attorney General

Statement Transgender Law Center praises an official memo released today by United States Attorney General Eric Holder committing that the Department of Justice will stop...

Cuba and United States Now Foment Moderation in the Americas

Analysis by Mario Osava RIO DE JANEIRO - With the decision to reestablish diplomatic ties, Cuba and the United States, polar opposites that have long...

Interview with Yolonda Ross

Yolonda Ross is an actress, well known to any film or television enthusiast. While most of her work has been in the role of...

Protest March In NYC Draws Thousands

A massive public demonstration in the streets of New York City on Saturday capped off a week of protests against grand jury verdicts in two high-profile cases, in which unarmed black men were killed by police. The "Millions March" event, which drew an estimated 30,000 participants, according to organizers and the NYPD, stretched back for over a mile, as people decried the acquittals of police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island.

‘Millions March’ Police Verdict Protest Set For Saturday In NYC

In response to the lack of indictments against two police officers accused of killing their unarmed Black suspects, in separate grand jury proceedings in Missouri and New York City, a massive protest march is being organized in the Big Apple. Under the viral hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, several community groups are set to hold a "Millions March" mass demonstration this Saturday, starting at 2 PM in New York's Washington Square Park.