Check out these moments caught around the city this week!
We all have causes or charities that we’re particularly passionate about, and there is much to be gained through thoughtful, planned philanthropic giving.
Due to the global health crisis, philanthropists and donors responded throughout 2020 with swift and profound generosity to meet pressing needs in local communities and around the world.
Microsoft presents powerful and historic virtual experience to empower students this Black History Month
Learning, and celebrating Black History has never been more important. Microsoft understands this fact and has committed to providing a platform for schools, students, and youth organizations for this year’s Black History Month celebration.
“I come from a family who are well experienced licensed health care professionals. I have family members who are registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants and even physician assistants. I saw the love and dedication they put into their work. Their careers sparked my interest in the health care profession,” said Mirlange Baptiste.
We’re not even gonna do any “dream turned to nightmare” metaphors. We hear them ad nauseum every year around this time.
Several events took place across the city on Monday, Jan. 18 in celebration of Martin Luther King Day. From virtual commemorations to community service projects, King’s legacy was felt throughout the day.
Joe Biden is now the 46th president of the United States and millions of Americans are breathing a collective sigh of relief, having survived the last four years of a Trump administration.
New York State has a shameful history of intentionally suppressing the Black vote. It is a very long one, starting in 1777 when the drafters of the state’s first constitution gave voting rights only to free men and property holders.
Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is advancing major legislation to support the small businesses that have taken the brunt impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case brought by New York City police unions to stop the City of New York from releasing officer misconduct and discipline records to the public following the repeal of the police secrecy law 50-a, by the New York State Legislature.
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently released the first NYPD Discipline Matrix, a major police discipline reform.
The NFL continues to engage in artful verbal messaging but tangible outcomes reverberate much more resoundingly as it pertains to their hiring practices.
Starting fresh with a new year is a chance to hit the reset button for many people, and your family can use this opportunity to rethink homemade meals while striving for nutritious (and still delicious) dishes.
I was at the Capitol as a broadcast journalist January 6, 2021 to cover the protest of the 2020 presidential elections.
Police in Fair Lawn, N.J. have closed a case involving the hanging of an alleged noose in a tree in front of a home last weekend.
There have now been over 400,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the United States and over 26,000 people in New York City have died from the virus.
Howard Johnson, the multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and actor, who took the tuba into the inner circle of jazz, died Monday, Jan. 11, at his home in Harlem. He was 79.
The moments of pall expected to hover over the National Mall during the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the 46th president of the United States were essentially dispelled by his uplifting speech and glorious musical presentations.
Black Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman, who was noted for his bravery during the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, received a promotion to acting deputy House sergeant-at-arms.
Tigrayan New Yorkers continue to raise awareness about the silent genocide in Tigray, Ethiopia’s northernmost state that has been at war with the federal government of Ethiopia and the neighboring state of Eritrea, since Nov. 4, 2020.