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Dr. James Marion Sims Statue Removed For Turbulent History With Black Women

A controversial statue of 19th century gynecologist Dr. James Marion Sims is reportedly being removed from its current East Harlem location in New York City to Brooklyn…

Venezuelan President Compares Protesters To Nazis After They Set Man On Fire

“They nearly lynched him, just because he shouted out that he was a ‘Chavista,'” President Nicolas Maduro explained the nearly fatal events that took place in east…

Activist Van Jones Inks Justice-Oriented Deal With Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Trying to bridge the partisan divide remains Van Jones’ vision even if it was the source of one of his roughest moments on CNN. Jones, host of “The Messy Truth” who…

‘Party People’ Remembers The Forgotten History Of The Young Lords

While the Black Panthers have been subject to distorted accounts of their critical role in American history, the Young Lords have been denied a story almost…

Iris Morales Gives Voice To Women Of The Young Lords ‘Through The Eyes Of Rebel Women’

When interviewed for a New York Times article in 1970, Iris Morales had this to say about women of the Young Lords: “We do everything that the brothers do.” In her new…

‘Glamour’ Crowns Black Lives Matter Founders ‘Women Of The Year’

Three years after turning a hashtag into a movement, Black Lives Matter founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi have been crowned Women of the  Year by…

Protestors Unite In Anti-Trump Demonstrations In NYC & Arizona

Thousands of protesters who came together in New York and Arizona on Saturday (Mar. 19) peacefully, were met with arrests and conflicts with supporters of presidential…

Lessons Learned From Maya Angelou

Most women would agree that Maya Angelou influenced a large bulk of their lives. The lessons learned from her books, poems and speeches are timeless and have been…

Al Sharpton Partners With Cash Money Records To Release New Book

It is no secret that the Reverend Al Sharpton has had his issues with rap music and Lil’ Wayne. But his latest project finds him partnering up with his arch-nemesis to…