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Track star who snared silver medal fears death at home

Using every fiber of his being, track star Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia made a dash across the finish line at the just-ended Olympic Games in Rio, but it wasn’t to be the end of his run.

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Obama visits Louisiana after historic flooding

In what has been called the worst U.S. natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, waters are finally receding in southern Louisiana from the recent devastating historic floods.

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George Curry—A personal reflection

Given George Curry’s international impact on the world of journalism we can expect a long list of encomiums, all of them warranted and all needed in the attempt to capture the totality of his remarkable odyssey.

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One amazing time at FlameCon 2

As we made our pilgrimage to Brooklyn, it was a rough start when the skies randomly decided to unleash a downpour on us.

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Millennial doula—Yasmintheresa Garcia

The 21st century lends itself to a shift in the role of women in society. Inspirational women have been around for centuries, with the 1990s giving birth to the next generation of creative and exceptional female activists.

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Community Calendar 8/25 - 8/31

Check out what's going on in the city this week!

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Horoscope: August 25 - August 31

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

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Grandmother slain: The shooting of Miss Odessa

It was a warm summer night Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, around 11:45 p.m. Odessa Simms, 61, was playing a card game of pinochle at the Charles Young Park at West 144 Street and Lenox Avenue, two blocks from her West 142 Street home in Harlem. From between parked cars, one group of males reportedly fired at another group, in the general direction of the park, where many people were milling about and sitting on benches.

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New York Amsterdam News Endorsements for 2016 State Primaries

Check out New York Amsterdam New endorsements for the New York State Primaries.

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Concert to “Make It Rain” for the forest to be live-streamed this weekend

A benefit concert to save the threes in the rain forest will take place this weekend in the middle of the Amazon jungle.

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VIDEO: Funeral services for late journalist George Curry

George Edward Curry, a media pioneer and longtime advocate for the black press and civil rights, will be laid to rest Saturday, Aug. 27 in his hometown on Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Tracee Ellis Ross is having a moment

Tracee Ellis Ross is looking forward to the day that there is no longer discussion about diversity in Hollywood.

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800 people donate to save Langston Hughes' house

Soon poetry and music will fill the Harlem home of legendary poet Langston Hughes again.

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IHOP selling $1 pancakes to raise money for child hunger

On Aug. 23 all IHOP Restaurants, nationwide, from 7 AM to 7 PM, will offer their famous short-stack pancakes to customers for just one dollar.

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Nick Cannon is going to college and 'Drumline' comparisons begin

Nick Cannon can now add college freshman to his resume. The rapper, actor and "America's Got Talent" host announced on social media Monday that he has enrolled at Howard University.

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Grandmother playing dominoes in Harlem park killed by stray bullet

Odessa Simms, 61, played dominoes and watched the pinochle games here in the 145th St. park for as long as Harlem residents could remember.

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Civil rights journalist and Black press columnist George Curry dead at 69

Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday, August 20. He was 69.

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Harlem Week 2016: 'Summer in the City'

Harlem Week remains a summer festival that has something for everyone. Whether you’re a child, elder or prospective college student, the “Summer in the City” daylong event provides the public with a plethora of free activities for all ages.

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Usain Bolt becomes Olympic immortal as Jamaica wins 4x100m relay gold

Usain Bolt wins gold!

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Next for Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles: Role-modeling and cliff-jumping

Life has already changed for four-time Olympic gold medalist gymnast Simone Biles.

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