Downtown Manhattan has been the spotlight for this holiday, but what about the Harlem area?
Hamilton Heights residents were restless this Friday afternoon after news that one of their neighbors tested positive for the Ebola virus became public.
I’ve long believed that everyone who’s willing to work hard should have the chance to move up in the world.
Lauren Halsey is doing big things. This year alone, the 27 year-old artist graduated the Yale School of Art with a MFA in Sculpture.
This year, more than 150,000 people attended New York Comic Con, an annual four-day pop culture expo designed to celebrate all things glorious and geeky in pop culture.
On Thursday Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at press conference that New York had confirmed its first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus.
In a moving funeral service Friday in Los Angeles, scores of leaders in the arts, culture, clergy, education, politics and business joined professionals and grateful residents to salute Harold Hambrick, an entrepreneurial visionary, community griot and strategist for the poor and struggling.
This is for the sneaker heads.
Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
I am sure you have heard that old hit song, “What Does Love Have to Do With It.”
Last week, we presented the fascinating story of Bessie Coleman, a pioneering pilot who soared through the sky in the early 1920s as few Black or white, male or female pilots did.
In an emergency action, the Texas NAACP and other civil rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas from enforcing Senate Bill 14.
As the Ebola crisis spreads, the virus, much like the controversy surrounding the outbreak of HIV/AIDS more than a generation ago, has raised several serious concerns about how to contain it, who’s to blame for the epidemic and what exactly is the disease and its background and history.
With the Islamic State, Ebola, the economy and everything else in the mix, I know it’s very hard to keep your eye on immigration reform.
Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan flew to Jamaica last week to celebrate the 19th anniversary of his Million Man March on the U.S. Capitol in 1995.
A young woman from Jamaica is the latest beneficiary of life-enhancing surgery and care provided free of charge by the skilled team of cardiac surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands.
A sealant is needed on the grand jury proceedings in Ferguson, Mo., but it probably won’t stop the leaks that were disclosed last week.
During the past couple weeks, various local events have commemorated the establishment of the Five Percenters, a.k.a. Nation of Gods & Earths, a half century ago.
If President Barack Obama hasn’t been catching enough flak, if his things-to-do list isn’t already crowded with pressing issues, the Ebola epidemic has brought another patch of gray hair and more problems to his troubled, beleaguered administration.
Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a fresh whiff of that atrocity in learning about the tragedy of Lennon Lacy in Bladenboro, N.C.