NYC activists honor Erica Garner on #PeoplesMonday in march to site of her father’s death

"None of us will ever know what it’s like to watch a family member be murdered in front of the world."

Al Sharpton: Democrats need to dramatize their differences with Trump, not just talk about them

The longtime activist and broadcast host said the Democrats need to change strategies on confronting Trump — and fast.

After her NYPD arrest, Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr says it's her duty to fight Trump

Donald Trump's administration is expected to review the 2014 police chokehold death of Gwen Carr's son, Eric Garner.
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Forgetting Jesus was a refugee, pastor calls out "political nonsense" of Starbucks hiring refugees

This preacher weighed in on #BoycottStarbucks.

Al Sharpton promises young black Americans this march will be all about them

Marchers from around the country will rally near the Martin Luther King Jr. monument in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
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Yet Another Police Officer Demoted for an Anti-Black Lives Matter Rant

Detroit police chief is not here for officers who go on racist Facebook rants.

Here's Why the Charleston Massacre Anniversary Is Also About the Orlando Shooting

Orlando should be a call to action against all hate violence.
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Tensions Between New Yorkers and the NYPD Have Reached a Deadly Peak

"Clearly his intent was to assassinate them."
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One Week After Ferguson, the NYPD Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Just Got Off Scot-Free

Once again, a cop gets away with killing a black man.

11 Questions Hip-Hop Fans Have to Deal With All the Time

For some of the most popular mainstream music in America, hip-hop is shockingly misunderstood.

This Chart Shows the Most Popular, Dirtiest Rap Albums in History

Turns out they're also the best.

Why Al Sharpton's Race-Baiting Circus Should've Ended 25 Years Ago

The ultimate hype-man Al Sharpton originally gained notoriety by bringing a falsified rape case to national prominence. 25 years later, the accuser owes $400,000 in defamation. Sharpton? None.
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Jordan Davis Is Trayvon Martin, But That Isn't Enough to Get Him Media Attention

The reason the media chose to overshadow Jordan Davis' untimely death could be because we haven't spoken up yet.

This is the Most Disturbing Newspaper Cartoon You'll See All Day

Two conservative newspapers attempted to display their displeasure with Al Sharpton's actions following the Zimmerman verdict but instead were completely racist.
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Gun Control Debate 2013: Sharpton Sets Up Shop in Chicago

Civil Rights Activist Rev. Al Sharpton announced that he is moving to Chicago to assist local ministers and activists in the fight to reduce gun violence in the community.

George Zimmerman Trial: The Media Should be Ashamed of Mob Rule Sensationalism

George Zimmerman, guilty or not, has faced undue levels of public exposure over the last few weeks. The handling of his case is shameful, and we ought to hold ourselves far more accountable.

What Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton Should Learn From Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK's strategy: gain the attention and respect of the powerful, form and execute a coherent strategy of change, and bring all of the diverse groups under one banner of justice.