The library at the NYPD Police Academy is now called the Benjamin Ward Memorial Library, honoring New York City’s first Black police commissioner.
Last Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams distributed 15,000 pounds of food, including turkeys and healthy trimmings, to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving.
When my partner said I shouldn’t try a genealogy service because “they’re going to sell your DNA,” I thought he was being over cautious. As it turns out, it seems he was on to something. Action News Jax reports that sites like 23andMe and Ancestry are willing to give up your genetic code to the cops.
Michigan’s richest resident will take home $250 million in state taxpayer funds to help finance four new developments in downtown Detroit.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Detroit City Council approved the money for Bedrock, Dan Gilbert’s development company, over the objections of residents who questioned the need to provide a billionaire with taxpayer money.…
Why are stories of sexual assault told by women of color rarely corroborated by society?
In the chorus of women who have recently come forward about abuse in Hollywood, the voices of Black, Latino and Asian women have not been raised above whispers. A demonizing pattern of social conditioning, based on racism, has tainted the images of women of color, especially Black females.
The story of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (DST) reaches back in history to the early 1920s with the national organization seeking the support of college and university administrators to establish chapters in Pittsburgh.