Being selected a Rhodes scholar is one of the highest academic honors for college students in the U.S. And TNJ.com is delighted to learn that five of the 2015 selected scholars are high-achieving, African American students.
Today, news reports cited that a Staten Island grand jury decided
indict the police officer who placed an illegal chokehold on Staten
Island resident Eric Garner who later died. Here, we've posted a
statement that Terrie M. Williams - communications strategist, mental
health activist and author of Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting - released on the subject of police brutality involving Black men back in August.
The father of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, in August, said on Wednesday he and the boy's mother had come to the United Nations in Geneva to seek justice for their son.