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Did you make resolutions?

Every January millions of people make New Year’s resolutions.

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Peloton ‘scandal’ shows how mentally unfit we’ve become

At the close of that last turbulent decade, nothing summarizes the state of our culture and our unhealthy relationship with contrived outrage quite like the “Peloton ad controversy” and the wave of hysteria that has followed in its wake.

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Changes have occurred since the Civil Rights Movement

Racial segregation is a part of my past. I came of age in a time of separate but equal. In my hometown of Winston-Salem, NC, race was always a problem.

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Black power means proper representation

“Black Power means proper representation and sharing of control...It does not mean merely putting Black faces into office. Black visibility is not Black Power.

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‘Women’s Empowerment, Breakthrough Edition’ makes Amazon best-seller list

Published on Jan. 15, 2020, “The Gyrlfriend Code Women’s Empowerment, Breakthrough Edition” became an instant best seller in two top 100 categories,

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Local 79, Sepúlveda rally for prevailing wages

Members of Local 79 took to the South Bronx to rally for higher wages with a little help from an elected official.

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NYC Health + Hospitals reorganizes leadership staff

Dr. Mitchell Katz, MD, NYC Health + Hospitals president and CEO, just announced the following new leadership appointments for three members of his executive cabinet.

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African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ donates tickets to ‘Just Mercy’

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey donated more than 100 tickets to Berkeley College students for a viewing of “Just Mercy.”

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Attorneys: Retrial for Imam Jamil Al-Amin possible

After being imprisoned for two decades, lawyers for political POW, Imam Jamil Al-Amin are optimistic the 76-year-old Muslim minister will receive another opportunity to prove his innocence in court.

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Trump on trial

Thus far, the Trump impeachment trial has gone as expected—bitter rancor and blocked amendments.

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Creation of new currency faces setbacks as six countries object

French-speaking countries will have to put the cork back in the champagne bottle after six member countries of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) comprising Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, have rejected the adoption of ‘Eco’ as the name of the proposed single currency for West Africa.

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Horoscopes by Knowyournumb3rs Jan. 23 - Jan. 29

The end of the month is just steps away now. As January comes to a close, take a moment to review and jot down those important, significant or emotional events.

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New Sharpton tome out Sept. 15

Flo Anthony has the latest celebrity news

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Jimmy Heath, saxophonist and arranger, dies at 93

Jimmy Heath, the tenor saxophonist with a deep honey-coated sound whose compositions like “Ginger Breadboy” became a jazz classic, died January 19 at his home in Loganville, Georgia. He was 93.

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Apollo holds free open house, Feb. 1

This February, the world famous Apollo Theater, located at 253 W. 125th Street in Harlem, will kick off Black History Month with “Apollo Open House: Celebration of Cool.”

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Off-the-shoulder styles are hits for spring/summer ’20

Whether it’s one shoulder styles, strapless looks or V-neck fashions, the brand Aliette showed amazing shapes at their first NYFW presentation for spring and summer 2020. Lengths were below the knee

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Fashions in men’s military mode

In today’s climate with troops on the move, fashions are taking a turn for military turfs.

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‘Theater Talks’ at the Schomburg: riveting and illuminating

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a vital institution located at W 135th Street.

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18 years old and a star on Netflix’s ‘Family Reunion’ Talia Jackson

She is only 18 years old and a hard-working actress and the star of Netflix’s “Family Reunion.”

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‘Bad Boys for Life’—high powered fun starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence

“Bad Boys for Life”—“Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do when they come for you…?” I can’t shake the sound of Bob Marley’s song about the movie franchise but maybe that’s why the creative team decided to resurrect the movie starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.

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