Criminal charges dismissed against Black Lives Matter Los Angeles leader

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Civil rights attorney Carl Douglas announced all criminal charges against Black Lives…

Terrorist leader prison sentence brings justice for black families

WASHINGTON – Five years after being terrorized by a violent hate crime, justice was served for…

Black workers are public sector workers

Racism and white supremacy are powerful, shapeshifting forces. They have persisted in our culture, politics and…

NAACP Image Awards brings out the glam crowd

Dennis J. FreemanDennis is editor and publisher of News4usonline. A news and sports reporter, Dennis has…

Race, romance is center stage in Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington

LOS ANGELES-The entanglement of a love affair or a close friendship is always up for interpretation…

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ hits race nerve

HOLLYWOOD, CA-Some things may change but yet they remain the same. Race relations in America is…

Peace and love from Aloe Blacc

The Ford Signature Series at the newly-renovated John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, a jewel in the Hollywood…

Lights shine on NAACP Image Awards

The stars, which included an entrance by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, shined at the 47th…

Julian Bond — American Revolutionary

One of Julian Bond’s heroes, Frederick Douglass, died at 77 in his Washington, D.C. home, cared…

Selma is today

Suppressive voting rights efforts. Open racial taunts. Young black men losing their lives to law enforcement.…

Phi Beta Sigma to Sponsor Documentary of Congressman John Lewis

Washington, DC- The John Lewis Documentary Project is the much anticipated film documenting the life and…

Ferguson’s Civil Rights Indictment

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to…

My Civil Rights Year—Selma, Louisiana and Mrs. Caulfield’s Butterbeans

Editor’s Note: The opening of the movie Selma rekindled vivid memories for New America Media editor Paul…

Eric Holder Was Our Firewall Against GOP Bigotry

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson  One of the most poignant moments in Attorney General…

Still Fighting the War on Poverty

On the 50th anniversary on the war against poverty, President Obama gave a statement on a…