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Community questions Howard Beach jogger case

“People that I am taking to in Brooklyn just do not believe the case brought against Chanel Lewis.” community and union activist Daniel Goodine told the Amsterdam News. “They are telling me ‘It ain’t him.’”

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De Blasio signs ‘right to counsel’ bill

New York City’s renters might have a fighting chance in housing court thanks to the mayor.

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The Black Press played a vital role in 'Hidden Figures'

In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee Shetterly pays homage to the African-American women who worked as human computers in the space program.

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First Black crew member to join International Space Station

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected astronaut Jeanette Epps to join the crew of the International Space Station in 2018

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Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House Correspondent April Ryan, the Congressional Black Caucus is in talks with President Donald Trump to set up a meeting.

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Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations

He's talked about it. Now Earvin "Magic" Johnson will get the chance to run the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Malcolm X: The price of freedom is death

Friday, Feb. 21, 1965 marks the day a hit squad of cold-blooded assassins aired out the Audubon Ballroom stage, expiring the physical life of Black Nationalist advocate El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, in full view of his pregnant wife, Betty, and four young daughters along with approximately 400 unsuspecting Organization of Afro-American Unity supporters.

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#OscarsSoWhite creator on what's next

April Reign is not just advocating for Black Hollywood.

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Trump: African-American history museum is 'fantastic'

President Donald Trump visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the first time on Tuesday morning.

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New Yorkers rally to say, 'Today I am a Muslim, too'

New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them.

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VIDEO: Charlie Rangel talks Trump

Former congressman Charles Rangel recently sat down for a Q&A with Nasser Kazeminy, the chairman of National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO).

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DTH’s Virginia Johnson on 48th Anniversary Celebration, February 19

Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) is excited about the upcoming celebration of the company’s 48th Anniversary on Sunday, February 19 at its 152nd Street headquarters.

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Opposition from labor and activists force Puzder’s hand

Andrew Puzder won’t be a member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet.

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Helping your aging parents choose the best home care option

It's never easy watching your parents get older. It's often their wish to retain their youth and maintain their independence for as long as possible.

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Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with Black lawmakers

President Donald Trump on Thursday asked April Ryan, an African-American reporter and longtime White House correspondent, if she would arrange for him a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus.

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Defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby dismissed

A federal judge in Massachusetts dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by Katherine McKee, an actress who claimed he raped her in 1974, according to court documents.

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10-year-old rapper seeks to spread 'positive hip-hop'

Standing less than 5 feet tall, it's easy to overlook "Corey J." in a crowded room. Until he opens his mouth.

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Harry Floyd Smith Sr. Returns to the Essence

The Harlem community, the boxing fraternity and many members of the Five Percenters, were deeply saddened by the news that Harry Floyd Smith Sr., aka A. Allah, had joined the ancestors Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 83 years of age.

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Anti-police terror open-house conference takes place

Local activists held a free-of-charge open-house conference on Saturday All Souls Unitarian Church “Reidy Hall”

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Officer sodomizing victim leads to Paris protests

Weeklong protests erupted in France after a 22-year-old Black man charged that police officers beat and sodomized him during an arrest Feb 2.

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