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The death of Daniel Prude

When we first learned of Daniel Prude’s death last March, the details left us aghast.

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Salsa Great Johnny Pacheco dead at 86

The marquee at the Apollo in Harlem honored salsa great Johnny Pacheco, who died at the age of 86 (3/25/35 - 2/15/21).

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Rally held in Harlem for Amazon workers

In support of Amazon workers in Alabama, the December 12th Movement held a rally at Harlem’s Whole Foods on 125th Street on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.

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Another Free Coats Giveaway in the city

Practicing social distancing and requested mask-wearing, Queeneathly Jewels and members of the “22” Points Team Youth Program gave out coats for girls and boys aged between 2 and 16, in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

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Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation: March 4 - March 10

This is a month of opportunity, investments, and building a solid foundation if you’re in the beginning stages.

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Johnny Pacheco Latin music visionary dies at 85

Johnny Pacheco, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and composer, who instigated the sound of salsa to a generation of young teenagers in the Bronx that swung around the world along with his co-founding of the Fania Record label and forming the Fania All-Stars, died on Feb. 15, in Teaneck, New Jersey.

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Harden fuels the surging Nets heading into the All-Star break

James Harden ended the first half of the Nets’ current NBA schedule last night (Wednesday, March 3) back where his season began—in Houston to face the Rockets, his former team. It was Harden’s first time going up against the Rockets since being traded to the Nets Jan. 13.

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The Knicks enter the All-Star break with playoff expectations

This season, Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau has frequently articulated his coaching philosophy, which is fundamentally the next game is the most important.

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Stanley Nelson talks real Black Panthers, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Part 1

The award-winning, Harlem-based filmmaker Stanley Nelson has been making groundbreaking documentaries about Civil Rights and the Black experience for over 30 years.

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2021 Golden Globes go virtual; posthumous Globe for Chadwick Boseman

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey returned as hosts. Poehler hosted the ceremony from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., with Fey at the Rainbow Room in New York.

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Stanford volleyball alums convene to honor female student-athletes

On Feb. 24, four African American Stanford University alumni participated in a virtual panel to discuss their experiences at the renowned institution.

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Women athletes continue the legacy of social and racial activism

March is Women’s History Month. It follows Black History Month, which is celebrated throughout the month of February. Women’s history and Black history are indelibly American history, and by extension global history.

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Seton Hall heads into the Big East Tournament upbeat

When Seton Hall University women’s basketball kicks off play in the Big East Tournament on Saturday, the players come in with a sense of purpose to qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

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Homeless education: How the city struggles to school homeless kids

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on every aspect of life in New York City. It has particularly affected public education. Plans involving “blended-learning” (splitting time between in-person and remote learning) and complete remote learning have been met with mixed results.

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Jade Kearney’s She Matters Black Women’s Mental Health advocacy

The birth of your first newborn child should be a time filled with joy and happiness, or that’s what everyone tells a first-time mother.

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Huevos Rotos remix

Here’s a remix on the infamous Spanish dish known as Huevos Rotos (“broken eggs”), sans the jamon, potato, chorizo, or copious amounts of oil usually used when making this dish.

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Biden’s stimulus bill up for debate

Now that the House of Representatives have passed President Biden’s coronavirus stimulus bill, anxious Americans are waiting to see when it will get the go ahead from the Senate.

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Despite player push back, the NBA All-Star Game is on

The NBA will hold its 70th All-Star Game this Sunday at the State Farm Arena in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

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Pandemic's toll on Black women

COVID stats troubling

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an adverse impact on the Black community especially on Black women, who are feeling the brunt medically, economically and mentally.

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NYC African leaders, clergy support Eric Adams for mayor

A group of prominent city African leaders and clergy backed Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for mayor, citing what they said was his ability to lead New York back from a recession and the health and public safety crises that have disproportionately impacted communities of color.