It took Dutchess Lattimore nearly twenty years before discovering that she possessed the skills to become a tattoo artist.
This past weekend the film sensation that’s engulfed mainstream media, popularly known as Fifty Shades of Grey opened up with a record breaking $248.7 million dollar haul worldwide. The $90.7 million made domestically also set a record for the largest President’s Day weekend debut. What’s all the excitement about?
Feb. 7, Douglas Brooks, director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, participated in a forum on the “State of HIV in Black America,” held at Harlem’s Schomburg Center.
The 85th annual Saviours’ Day celebration kicked off last Friday as the start of a three-day holiday weekend. This year’s theme was “The Intensifying Universal Cry for Justice.”
As we move into the final week of Black History Month and African-Americans cheer the victory of “Glory” at the recent Academy Awards ceremony after many have commemorated the life and legacy of Malcolm X, we pause now for a moment of silence in memory of Anne Moody, who died Feb. 5.
Titled, “Love Yourself, Love Your Freedom: Official Welcome Home Celebration for Sekou Odinga,” a standing-room-only auditorium crowd of activists from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Newark and New York City came to welcome Sekou Odinga back into the community.
The Greater New York Links’ Health Advocate Committee for Seniors partnered with Health Advocates for Older People, the New York Foundation for Senior College and the AARP to hold an ongoing geriatric seminar for seniors about preventing falls and what to do after falling at the Brookdale Center for Aging and Longevity at Hunter College in East Harlem.
In the Garden of Gethsemane, Christ planted his seeds of love in the (soil) soul of God. In three ways, he was resurrected in all his glory!
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of revolutionary Black nationalist El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, the December 12th Movement launched the campaign for a plebiscite for African people in the United States. The House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn was filled, despite the raging snowstorm.
Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and White House Science Advisor John Holdren recently announced that the Department of Energy will provide a $25 million grant over the next five years to support cybersecurity education.
A few weeks ago, we profiled Dorothy Porter Wesley, the premier librarian, and promised to do one on her scholarly husband, Dr. Charles H. Wesley.
Conservative U.S. Southern District Judge Andrew S. Hanen has undoubtedly dealt a harsh blow to immigrants set to begin applying this week for relief under President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.
Caricom leaders are scheduled to meet in the Bahamas to discuss a number of key issues, including the push to make European nations pay for slavery and to establish a commission on marijuana decriminalization, the bloc said.
ST. LUCIA (Feb. 26)—Prominent Caribbean hotelier Karolin Troubetzkoy has been appointed chairman of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism.
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation President and CEO Ram Raju M.D. announced that Anthony Rajkumar has been appointed executive director of HHC Metropolitan Hospital Center.
The insanity never stops with the Republicans because they are angry that an intelligent Black man is president of the United States.
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The stirring performance of “Glory,” the anthem-like song from “Selma,” by composers John Legend (John Stephens) and Common (Lonnie Lynn) forecast accurately that the work would receive the Oscar for Best Original Song.
Reports indicate the corrections officers involved in a lawsuit filed by a Black man fatally shot by police in December want the suit against them dismissed.
Last Sunday, longtime activist, community leader and founding chairman of the People’s Organization for Progress Larry Hamm was awarded the Key to the City of Newark by Mayor Ras Baraka, during a community service dinner at which Hamm was the keynote speaker.