Edward Matthews admitted to bias intimidation and drug possession with intent to distribute.

"Sheeeeiiittttt!" A new federal corruption indictment reminds us of "The Wire."


The New Jersey airport restaurant that New York Times columnist David Brooks tried to shame over the cost of a meal is owned by Black men. 1911 Smoke House Barbeque had some time.

Paterson, New Jersey activists are calling for the suspension of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Najee Seabrooks.

Good News

Newark native Hassan Abdus-Sabur cultivated the HBCU Scholarship Bike Ride and HBCU Textbook Fund to financially support students at historically Black colleges and universities.

Good News

The Paterson-based elementary school where WNBA star Essence Carson attended renamed its gymnasium in her honor.

Good News

New Jersey’s Black Heritage Trail will amplify the Black history that exists in the Garden State.

The white supremacist group New Jersey European Heritage Association joined a Labor Day parade in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

Good News

Queen Latifah broke ground on a community-driven real estate development project in her hometown of Newark.

Good News

Legendary funk musician George Clinton donated musical instruments to his former elementary school in Newark.

Police Brutality

Jajuan R. Henderson was getting iced tea from a car parked right outside his home in Trenton, New Jersey when plainclothes officers approached him and shouted at him. One officer smashed the driver's side window and Henderson was shot four times, which resulted in him being paralyzed from the chest down.