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Hundreds rally in Hauppauge to protest hate crimes against Asian Americans

Setauket resident Lucia Yuam, 6, holding a sign

For Howard Fei, Saturday’s rally in Hauppauge to protest violence against Asian Americans was a way for him to show that he could not stay silent on the recent attacks against people of Asian ancestry in Atlanta, New York and the West Coast. “The United States is a strong country because it welcomes people of…

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NFL legend Herschel Walker says black Americans should not get reparations 

NFL legend Herschel Walker argued against reparations for black Americans at a congressional hearing on Wednesday (pictured), saying: 'Slavery ended over 130 years ago'

NFL legend Herschel Walker argued against reparations for black Americans at a congressional hearing, saying: ‘Slavery ended over 130 years ago.’ Walker made his case to members of the Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties who met via Zoom on Wednesday to discuss House Resolution 40, which aims to ‘establish a…

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Barack Obama tells young black Americans to ’embrace adversity’

Pictured: Hannah Bronfman interviews former President Barack Obama

Obama says young black Americans should ’embrace the adversity they face because it will give you grit’ in interview with influencer Hannah Bronfman – niece of jailed NXIVM cult leader Clare Bronfman Hannah Bronfman posted the interview to her Instagram page on Thursday night She asked Obama how young black men and woman can value…

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‘Stop fighting for crumbs’: Why Black Americans say this U.S. election is important – National

Click to play video 'U.S. election: ‘We have to earn our democracy,’ says Biden in Pennsylvania two days before election'

When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Charlane Oliver knew things had to change — and that mobilizing Black Americans was the solution. A week after the 2016 election, the longtime Nashville, Tenn., community organizer and political worker helped found the Equity Alliance, a grassroots organization committed to encouraging Black civic engagement,…

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