Eric Garner, whose high-profile death was captured on a cell phone video that helped to spark a national movement against police violence, is buried in…


The anniversary of Eric Garner‘s death is approaching and his family is seeking closure, but as they seek peace, the officer who put Garner into a…

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In the midst of the truth-telling videos around police brutality and excessive force coming out lately, many are calling for the protection of those who…

In honor of Black History Month in 2015, The Urban Daily will highlight amazing moments in Black American sports and entertainment history. Each week, we’ll focus on two photos that showcase Black excellence, shining a light on little known facts about each icon. MORE LINKS ON THE URBAN DAILY All-Black Little League Team Jackie Robinson […]

We have much to remember and be thankful for during Black History Month, but there’s also much to mourn. Today would’ve been Trayvon Martin‘s 20th birthday. The 17-year-old Fla. teen was gunned down by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in 2012. The senseless deaths of unarmed Black men haven’t stopped: Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice were all killed in 2014 […]

Moments into the Golden Globe nominated film, Selma, it’s clear that audiences are about to witness a masterful, chilling and massively important account in our nation’s historical tapestry. Directed by Ava DuVernay, who may become the first African American woman to win a Golden Globe— and possibly an Academy Award— for helming a major feature […]


It’s a powerful sentiment, knowing this time we’re currently enveloped in is going to be ripped open, read, and discussed for future generations. The events surrounding the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner have ignited a powerful dialogue in this country, and as each passing week fills the lines of yet to be written history books, […]