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Trans Women Are Fighting Back Against Police Abuse

Transgender people are often profiled as sex workers and targeted with bogus arrests

(By NYCLU) On her way home from the bus stop on a spring night in the Bronx last year, Linda Dominguez cut across a park because it was the most direct route to her apartment. Even though others leaving the bus were also crossing the park, three officers from the New York City Police Department […]

Foods to help lower cholesterol

By Penda Honeyghan

Foods to help lower cholesterol

Many people rely on prescription drugs to keep their cholesterol levels in check. And while this might be the way to best guarantee that low-density lipoproteins (LDL) or bad cholesterol is kept in the balance, medical internist Dr Samantha Nicholson said that taking better care when planning your diet can actively help with increasing the […]

IDB commends Jamaica on climate change activities

IDB commends Jamaica on climate change activities

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has commended Jamaica on its work to advance activities relating to its climate change agenda. “Jamaica is in a position of leadership. You are way ahead of a lot of countries in this realm,” said chief of operations, IDB Jamaica, Adriana La Valley, who was speaking at a Capacity-building Initiative […]

BLACK & WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTHS: ‘Sisters in Freedom’ Spotlights Trailblazing Female Abolitionists

Narrated by Sheryl Lee Ralph, the new documentary shines a light on the brave black and white women who crossed racial lines to fight slavery in America

BLACK & WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTHS: ‘Sisters in Freedom’ Spotlights Trailblazing Female Abolitionists

Sisters in Freedom, the extraordinary story of the black and white women who together created America’s first organized female political force and their daring battle to abolish slavery, caps off Black History Month with a public screening at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Library. The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, […]