Some New Yorkers might wonder aloud who’s exactly in charge of education in New York City.
Since this is Black Music Month, it’s a prime time to feature Valaida Snow, a versatile musician I have always wanted to profile in the “Classroom.”
Now that the U.S. federal court has halted the president’s immigration executive orders and the Trans-Pacific Partnership bill with an immigration component has died in the Congress, it looks bleak again for immigration reform.
I love Barack Obama.
Citizens of oil- and gas-rich Trinidad and Tobago go to the polls in early September, and the governing People’s Partnership administration faces an uphill task if it doesn’t want to become the latest government in the Caribbean to be voted out by dissatisfied electors.
The End Mayoral Control Coalition fully and enthusiastically endorses Assembly Bill A.7924, introduced by Assemblyman Charles Barron, to establish a commission to thoroughly study the ineffectiveness of the New York City mayoral control of education state law.
Unlike Ray Sprigle and John Howard Griffin, two writers who pretended to be Black for a month or so several decades ago, Rachel Dolezal is determined to be Black forever, and apparently, up to now, only her parents and adopted siblings knew her real racial identity.
Numbers from the Irvington Police Department indicate that crime is coming down in the New Jersey township.
Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise announced a new IT training program for both inmates and recently incarcerated individuals, as well as the at-risk population.
This year’s focus on accomplished women was not totally overlooked at the African Union Summit, despite its preoccupation with the president of Sudan, migration, xenophobia and other pressing issues.
In the wake of the McKinney, Texas, pool party incident, in which a white police officer used excessive force on an unarmed Black 15-year-old female, women gathered recently at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center in Harlem to discuss oppression, racism and protecting the quality of youth.
For nearly an hour Saturday on Roosevelt Island, Hillary Clinton, with several impressive “formers” in front of her name, opened her presidential campaign full bore, invoking past presidents, including her husband, Bill, and memories of her mother.
Back in April, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete’s administration announced that, henceforth, Kiswahili will be the primary language utilized in his country’s schools.
As of Wednesday’s (June 17) deadline, tens of thousands of Africans of Haitian ethnicity who now call the Dominican Republic home were unable to register under the regularization plan, which offered an opportunity to obtain legal status for the undocumented, and now face deportation in the coming months.
Greetings! Greetings! We note the 150th celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
A trip to Kentucky could not be complete without visiting a house of bourbon, if not the whole Kentucky bourbon trail.
In the wake of the South Carolina Black church massacre where nine people were killed, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday an increase of police presence at many of the city’s Black churches.
President Barack Obama speaks on the church massacre in South Carolina
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Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old white man, has been arrested in the mass shooting death of nine people, three men and six women, during a prayer meeting and bible study Wednesday evening at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.