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Justice Department Announces New Initiative to Combat Redlining

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire The Justice Department announced the launch of the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative today. Redlining is an illegal practice...

WHO Honors Henrietta Lacks, Woman Whose Cells Served Science

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The chief of the World Health Organization on Wednesday, October 13, honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose...

The Case for Reparations: Cal Task Force Hears Painful Personal, Family Stories

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌, California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Last week, California’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals took an expansive but deeply personalized look...

UN Racism Meeting Recommits to Goals but Renews Divides

By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press The U.N. General Assembly pledged Wednesday to redouble efforts to combat racism around the world, commemorating a landmark but contentious...

HOA’s Remain a Conundrum, Especially for People of Color

Still, Carneys Point suffers as a food dessert – those seeking fresh vegetables, decently-price fruits, and healthy meals must head south across the bridge...