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Thanksgiving Day celebrated in the city

The spirit of Thanksgiving was felt across the city as people came together to celebrate the holiday with food and camaraderie.

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PVAMU Marching Storm take Manhattan at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Prairie View A&M University Marching Storm's head band director Dr. Timmey Zachery talks with the AmNews about the bands' performance at the 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Leaders, officials in New York for hurricane pledging conference

Caribbean leaders and officials were in New York this week for a major international pledging conference aimed at raising more than $3 billion to help rebuild several islands nations that were pulverized by back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes this season the 15-nation bloc said Monday.

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Farrakhan tells Trump it’s time to repent for America’s sins

Nation of Islam national representative. the Hon. Minister Louis Farrakhan, 84, held a news conference Nov. 16 at the historic Watergate Hotel, where he directed a message to President Donald Trump.

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This year’s heroes—immigration and civil rights lawyers!

CNN’s annual show, “CNN Heroes,” should look no further this year than the many immigration and civil rights lawyers within the borders of this country.

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NYULYP hosts discussion on recreating Black Wall Street

The New York Urban League Young Professionals recently hosted its National Day of Empowerment at Moody’s in Downtown Manhattan.

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Newark students get free wireless devices

More than 4,000 Newark Public Schools students got a surprise Friday when they were all given free Sprint wireless devices.

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Transition of power begins in New Jersey

On the heels of a victorious win in the New Jersey gubernatorial race, Democrats Governor-elect Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor-elect Sheila Oliver officially kick off their transition as the state’s new top political heavyweights.

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What to do in Cape Town, South Africa

I’ve shared where you should stay and where you should eat while on holiday in Cape Town, but now it’s time to share the most exciting aspect of any trip…what to experience while you’re there.

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Airport workers take to PANYNJ meeting to demand higher wages

New Jersey airport workers’ ongoing battle for increased wages continued at a recent meeting.

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EMS unions claim discrimination, demand city hand over payroll records

“Ever since the EMS became part of the fire department in 1996, the bureau hasn’t been recognized as the uniform service it is,” said Yetta Kurland of The Kurland Group and attorney for Locals 2507 and 3621 to the AmNews.

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NYU McSilver Institute announces Dr. Christina M. Greer as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, has announced Dr. Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and media commentator, as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence.

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The gifted and talented ex-slave Elizabeth Denison Forth

Among the several riveting discoveries disclosed in Tiya Miles’ book “The Dawn of Detroit—A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of Straits” (The New Press, 2017) is the extended discussion on Elizabeth Denison Forth.

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The paradox of abundance

Life is funny. As suckling babes, the most luxurious thing we could ever imagine is the nurturing warmth of our mothers.

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Leading hotel and dive groups agree on Caribbean collaboration

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and the Diving and Equipment Marketing Association have agreed to work together to enhance the attractiveness of Caribbean destinations to diving enthusiasts.

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Community Calendar: November 23 - November 29

Check out what's going on around the city this week!

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Happy Thanksgiving, or better yet, happy Native-American reflection

Every year millions of Americans gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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Holidays more stressful than ever for retail workers

Big crowds, irritable customers, busy days and the need for workers themselves to take care of their own holiday obligations can all weigh heavily on workers’ shoulders during the stressful holiday season.

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Souls of white folks

Soul is defined as the spiritual part of humans regarded in its moral aspect.

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Horoscope: November 23 - November 29

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

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