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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Civil rights leaders were reacting with disgust and anger to what they described as a racist police response to a mall fight between two teenagers at Bridgewater Commons Mall in New Jersey. The fight was recorded on video and went viral on social media.

Protesters in New Jersey were demanding justice after an eyewitness said a plainclothes police officer killed 25-year-old Thelonious "RaRa" McKnight while he was holding his hands up.

New Jersey-bred diver Kristen Hayden recently became the first Black woman to win a U.S. national senior title.

East Orange, New Jersey police officials have found 14-year-old Jashyah Moore after she went missing nearly a month ago.