Probably the most famous speech of the 20th century by the Southern Leadership Conference’s Dr. Martin Luther King as he addressed marchers on Wednesday, August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Continue Reading →
By Arva R. Rice, President & CEO of New York Urban League
We are troubled with the news that a police officer will not be indicted for the killing of twelve year old Tamir Rice. Once again a young black child’s life has been lost because some claim the boy may have posed a threat to the community. Continue Reading →
One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York will kick-off its 4th annual citywide Hunger Relief Initiative in partnership with 15 churches by donating funds and distributing meals at locations throughout the city, 9 of which will conduct food packing and distribution at staggered times all day on Saturday.
President and founder of Harlem-based National Action Network, Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement on civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson. Continue Reading →