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Mumia Abu-Jamal, an activist, journalist and 30-year death row inmate, seeks to have his case revisited in Pennsylvania state court but is receiving opposition from Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, drawing ire from the current presiding judge.Common Pleas Judge...
 The president of Baltimore's City Council, Bernard C. "Jack" Young has taken over the daily operations of the city as its ex-officio mayor while its sitting mayor Catherine Pugh takes an indefinite leave of absence.Pugh stepped down Monday...
The mother of Ferguson police shooting victim Michael Brown may soon have the responsibility of observing the very agency that was responsible for her son's death as she seeks election to the city council on Tuesday.Lesley McSpadden, 39, will...

The Los Angeles Police Department says it has identified Eric Holder as a suspect in the murder of beloved rapper Nipsey Hussle.
Police have not found a shooter or a motive yet in the death of Nipsey Hussle, but video footage apparently shows at least part of what happened at the moment he was killed
Writer Biba Adams reflects on the rich legacy of family, community, and hip hop by slain rap artist Nipsey Hussle.

Rapper, Nipsey Hussle, was murdered in Los Angeles on Sunday. The Grammy-nominated rapper was shot multiple times outside of his clothing store in LA. Hussle, a father of two, is survived by his longtime partner Lauren London. An activist...
Mary Pryor, the New York Chapter President of Minorities for Medical Marijuana, explains why equity must be a part of any cannabis legislation.
Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa was sentenced to 10 months in prison for purposely not paying federal taxes.

Family Tree DNA is now openly advertising their law enforcement ties and encouraging customers to help them solve crimes.
The prestigious Musee d’Orsay is holding a new exhibition to shed light on the often nameless Black models that appear in French paintings during the Modern era.Properly titled “Black Models: Géricault to Matisse,” the now-identified Black faces will finally...
After serving three years in prison for identity theft and being released in 2006, Demetrius Anderson may be heading back to jail.
Florida inmates Clifford Williams, Jr., 76, and his nephew Nathan Myers were released after spending 42 years in prison for a murder they did not commit.
During this year's GLAAD Awards, mega-stars Jay-Z and Beyoncé were honored with the prestigious Vanguard Award
Kimora Lee Simmons and ex-husband Russell Simmons announced that their daughter, Aoki Lee Simmons was accepted into Harvard University at 16 years old.
 Rapper Cardi B is attempting an explanation of a three year old Instagram Live post after she began trending for what seemed like a boisterous admission of what constituted a criminal act.The Grammy-winner had faced backlash after admitting that...
 After days of speculation, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams decided to address the rumors about her running on a potential Joe Biden ticket at an event to promote her new book on Sunday.“Vice President Biden and I had...
Over the past year, pro athletes both domestically and internationally have withstood racist verbal attacks and Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins said he's no exception to that trend.Cousins talked about his experiences of being called the “N-word” by...
Though it seemed conservative Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro has not been having a good few weeks, things could be looking up now that she has successfully defended herself against defamation case filed against her by Baltimore activist DeRay...
African American students at one of the oldest seminaries in the United States want to hold the school accountable for benefiting from the slave trade during the 19th centuries and have engaged its leaders in a dialogue on how...