The violence reached a fever pitch on Labor Day, when 31 people were shot between 6 a.m. on Monday and 3 a.m. Tuesday.
The summer in Chicago has already gotten off to a deadly start, with gun violence claiming the lives of five and injuring nearly 60. According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,400 shooting victims so far this year and 2016 is just about to reach its midway point. But what can be done to curb […]
Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.
It’s no secret there are racial disparities when it comes to unemployment in America. The Black unemployment rate has consistently been double the amount for Whites. A new study released by the Board of Labor statistics revealed that the gap is still prevalent regardless of education status. The jobless rate for Blacks with a college degree had […]
According to a new study, the nation’s capital is leading the country in Black unemployment.
16-year-old Amandla Stenberg is launching a new comic book series called "NIOBE: She is Life;" a coming of age narrative about a woman of color.
A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to $15. The panel’s recommendation catapults New York City into uncharted waters — over the next few years, wages will be raised faster in the city than in the rest of […]
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