Ban the Box

Ban the Box Legislation   Ban the Box is a nationwide movement that supports legislation prohibiting employers from including questions about criminal records on job applications.  In New Jersey, the Opportunity … Read More

Robert F. Williams: Black Power Before the Black Power Movement

Father of the Black Power Movement   One key historical figure whose rightful place in American history has been ignored is Robert F. Williams. Williams was the forefather of the Black Power movement and … Read More

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

African American Politics: A History of Struggle   In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel Barak Obama to the US … Read More

Race a Significant Factor at Almost Every Stage of Criminal Prosecutions in Manhattan

Race is a significant factor at nearly every stage of criminal prosecutions in Manhattan, from setting bail to negotiating a plea deal to sentencing. A 2-year study  conducted by the Vera … Read More

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

  African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana, respectively. They … Read More

W E B Dubois Souls of Black Folks and the Harlem Renaissance

W E B Dubois – Souls of Black Folks Questions and Answers What is the purpose of W.E.B Du Bois The Souls of Black Folks book?Im reading this book, but … Read More

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