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Poll disputes Donald Trump claim on black voter support

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that his plans to improve the economy for black Americans is why he is leading in the polls with black voters, though at least one recent poll disputes Trump's claim.

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Study: Blacks in multiracial congregations have racial attitudes resembling whites

A new study from Baylor University concluded that the racial attitudes of Blacks in multiracial church congregations resemble those of whites.

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Community Calendar 8/27 - 9/2

Check out this week's events going on around the city

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Fort Lauderdale food shout-outs

I did manage to make it out of town for a week in Fort Lauderdale this summer. The trip was work-related so there was no kicking back, but I managed to squeeze in some good food that is worth a couple of shout-outs.

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Talking SCHOP! Summer’s almost over? Get outta here!

Greetings! I’m writing to you “live” from the beaches of Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island.

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2015’s most and least affordable US travel destinations

I normally don’t think of, or consult, banking institutions when deciding where to embark upon a travel sojourn.

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Fall’s bits and pieces

Fall fashions are showing in a variety of ways. Hair and makeup, as well as the clothes, complete the total look. Emily Saunders, a New York City designer born to British parents, presents the best of both worlds.

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Kids rock for back-to-school

Even though Haddad Brands, a leading children’s apparel and accessories company, focused on top brands such as Nike, Nike SB and Jordan...

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Bad Boys for Life rocking the stage again

When he said, “Ten years from now, we’ll still be on top” on one of hottest single releases, “Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems,” from a then-burgeoning label, the listening audience was torn.

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#TakeCareofHarlem goes back to school

Harlem Hospital Center’s Mural Pavilion welcomed up to 500 kindergarten to grade 12 students and their families, preparing for the new school season

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Dr. Maya Angelou stamp dedication ceremony at African Burial Ground

A special dedication ceremony was held at the African Burial Ground National Monument in lower Manhattan for the Dr. Maya Angelou Limited Edition Forever Stamp

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Akwaaba Mansion hosts traditional Naija wedding

Aug. 23, a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon, Brooklyn’s Akwaaba Mansion was the exquisite venue for a traditional American and Nigerian wedding.

Cosmopolitan Review 8/27 - 9/2

How lucky we are to live among prolific documentarians who, while memorializing our past, can bridge its relevancy to our present and give a sense of hope, direction and clarity for our future.

Rev. Tutu's legacy foundation recalls close friendship with Jimmy Carter

In a note from the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, the South Africa-based organization expressed its concern for former President Jimmy Carter, now battling an advanced stage of cancer.

Antislavery movement in Mauritania suffers setback as leader is jailed

Despite a tough law against slavery passed in 2007 allowing slaveholders to be prosecuted, those who protest the practice may still wind up in jail, in some cases for years.

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Brazilian politicians call out McDonald’s for working conditions

The Fight for $15 is global. Brazil demonstrated that fact last week.

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Liberty gunning for playoff spot that’s in sight

The Liberty returned to Madison Square Garden last Friday night intent on claiming victory.

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Jets hosted more than 1,200 on Youth Football Day

The New York Jets welcomed more than 1,200 young football players during training camp at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center

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Rehearsals ending for Giants, time to open the curtains

There are only two more dress rehearsals for the New York Giants before the curtain opens on the 2015 season.

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NY Road Runners celebrate history at 2015 Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run and 1.5­ Mile Walk

The 2015 Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run: Celebrating the Journey and the Percy Sutton Harlem Walk: Celebrating the Journey, Full STEAM Ahead


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