Castro Death Opens New Debate over Cuba

By ALEXANDRA SEMENOVA A viral Facebook video posted last Saturday by Ivis Suarez of Miami Lakes, Florida shows her  abuela, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, as she is overwhelmed with…

City Jails Struggle to House Young Inmates

  By SHANECE McGREGOR In December 2014, Punitive segregation, also referred to as solitary confinement, was  abolished for adolescent inmates ages 16 to 17, in the New York City jails.…

Elephant Ivory Peddlers Indicted

By ROBERT TAUB Two store owners, a salesperson, and an antique business were indicted on two counts for selling and distributing elephant ivory, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R Vance Jr.…

Obama’s Legacy in Black & White

By KECIAH BAILEY At the National Action Network's 25th anniversary convention on Thursday, former senior adviser to President Barak Obama, David Axelrod, and Rev. Al Sharpton discussed the future of…

Bernie Wows Sharpton Group

By REZA MALEK, SEAN EGAN & KECIAH BAILEY Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warmed up for his crucial Brooklyn debate with Hillary Clinton on Thursday with a rousing speech to…