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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings seeks husband's seat in Congress

The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat.

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NY, NJ area may get first snow, followed by frigid wind chills

After a balmy start to the week, a cold front will push through the region on Tuesday.

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'Shop Black Week' campaign aims to boost support for Black-owned businesses

As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges buyers to make it a Shop Black Week.

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Woman books NYCHA apartment in Chelsea listed illegally on Airbnb

Boston resident Rachel Valerio thought her $90-a-night Airbnb apartment in New York City was a good deal until...

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The NASA women who inspired ‘Hidden Figures’ to get Congressional gold medals

Four African American women known as the “Hidden Figures” who worked at NASA during the Space Race are being awarded Congressional Gold Medals, the highest civilian award in the US.

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Kamala Harris introduced a bill to keep schools open three more hours

US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced legislation this week intended to align the school day with the traditional workday to reduce the burden of childcare on working families.

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Atatiana Jefferson’s father dies less than a month after his daughter was killed by a police officer

Marquis A. Jefferson, the father of Atatiana Jefferson, died Saturday at the age 59.

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Black News Channel now to launch to a larger viewing audience

Black News Channel (BNC) announced today that it has updated the launch of the nation’s only African American news network to January 6, 2020 in order to more than triple its viewing audience.

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‘Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools’

Black girls who have been subject to punitive school policies and practices are at an increased risk of coming into contact with the juvenile and criminal courts and leaving school altogether.

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Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.

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‘Tina’ is a solid hit!

“Tina” is a solid hit! Writer Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, has created a musical theater masterpiece. Adrienne Warren is a singing POWERHOUSE.

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NYS Supreme Court Judge Crane orders WBAI back on air with local control

At midnight Wednesday, 6th, November, 2019, embattled “progressive” New York radio went back on air with local control, by court order of NYS Supreme Court Judge Melissa Crane.

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Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei shocks all, dominates this year’s marathon

Kenya, a country in East Africa with a population of 49 million plus people, is a leading producer and exporter of tea, coffee and fresh produce.

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Kamworor retakes the title at the TCS NYC Marathon

Geoffrey Kamworor can make a 26.2 mile trek across uneven terrain look like a short fitness run.

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The Knicks find themselves torn between wins and development

The Knicks played their eighth game of this season last night (Wednesday) against the Detroit Pistons on the road.

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Brooklyn is in line for some practice and some camaraderie

The Brooklyn Nets have had three away games so far this season, none consecutive.

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Monroe revs up for NJCAA National Championships

The men’s and women’s cross country squads at Monroe College are heading to Albuquerque, New Mexico to compete at the National Junior College Athletic Association cross country national championship meet on Saturday.

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Hunter prepares for the CUNYAC championship

The entire season for Hunter College volleyball has been building toward the upcoming Division III NCAA Tournament.

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The bleak Giants try to avert shrinking against the lowly Jets

The Dallas Cowboys were expected to beat the Giants at MetLife Stadium on Monday night.

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Jets and Giants fans are going through it right now

At the conclusion of Sunday’s afternoon game between the New York Giants and the New York Jets at the facility that they share, MetLife Stadium, a New York team will have either one, two or three wins at the half-way mark of this football season, four wins combined.

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