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Civil rights leaders, community leaders and social media users expressed outrage Monday after a grand jury failed to bring charges against a Cleveland officer in the death of Tamir Rice.

Protesters say the firing of Garry McCarthy does not go far enough to address corruption in the city.


Vester Lee Flanagan allegedly sought out the personnel records of the two people he killed when he was trying to sue the network.

Al Sharpton’s annual National Action Network conference kicked off this week with a panel that allowed the mother of Michael Brown to reveal some startling truths about her troubles since losing her son last summer. In the panel, moderated by Iyanla Vanzant, Lesley McSpadden spoke about losing her son and how she’s received support from people all over the world, but is […]

News that Officer Darren Wilson resigned from the Ferguson Police Department on Saturday is unlikely to ease tensions in the aftermath of the grand jury…

During a press conference at the headquarters of the National Action Network, Rev. Al Sharpton, surrounded by the families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and…

In the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision, areas in the St. Louis suburb have been destroyed by protesters who have torched cars and…

Who knew this Barneys debacle was going to reach such heights? Clearly not Barneys. After what seemed like silence from all parties at fault, Barneys has realized that they cannot stay mum on the recent allegations of racial discrimination until they go away. Following a response from Jay Z, who as of right now will keep his collaboration with the brand […]

59 years is a long time to live. But, 59 years is even longer when you have committed your life to service. When you have committed your life to uplifting your community. When you have made an impact that reverberates into the history books of our beloved nation. That is exactly what the Reverend Al […]

It’s been a tough week for everyone after watching George Zimmerman, the man who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, be found not guilty of murder and manslaughter, but it’s been the toughest on his parents. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, both parents of Trayvon, are still fighting for the justice of their son as they led […]

On Tuesday, Rev. Al Sharpton proudly announced that he will being leading a national “Justice For Trayvon” rally in 100 US cities over the weekend to put pressure on the Department of Justice to file criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.  Ever since the verdict of “not guilty” was given to Zimmerman, there have been […]

Monday morning. Early. Media trucks buzzing. The buzzing of helicopters from above. Television networks trying to catch a glimpse. Police officers talking through ear pieces. Lots of officers, lots of chatter. Secured perimeter. Family and defendant en route to courthouse. Florida heat beats down on the supporters of Trayvon as they chant “no justice, no […]