It took some time, but Met Orchestra musicians and the Metropolitan Opera have made sweet music together.
Last Thursday, fast-food workers around New York City and the country staged rallies in favor of a $15 minimum wage and the right to form a union.
As a long-time follower of the sport known as battle rap, it’s not hard to imagine the future vision projected by the fervent believers coming to fruition
New York Amsterdam News publisher Elinor Tatum celebrated her 20th anniversary with the newspaper at a luncheon honoring 20 celebrated New Yorkers.
As if we needed another poll about the approval of President Barack Obama, Newsmax, an independent website, so it claims, is in the process of compiling impressions, and thus far it isn’t looking good for our graying leader.
The final destination for Labor Day activities typically takes place in Sag Harbor.
A blizzard of brickbats, insults and other aspersions aimed at South Africa’s public protector assigned to investigate the taxpayer-financed country estate of President Jacob Zuma have roused the Diakonia Council of Churches, a social justice faith-based group, which this week came to her defense in an open letter.
Environmental activists with Greenpeace Africa have launched a global campaign to block efforts by Eskom, South Africa’s public power utility, to release more polluting coal dust into the air.
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Byron Lars, Beverly Johnson and more honored by Harlem’s Fashion Row; chashama brings art and nightlife culture to New York Fashion Week; and Glenn Ligon’s new tote with MZ Wallace to benefit The Studio Museum.
Amid growing criticism from relatives of inmates and jail reformers, including the U.S. Department of Justice, which recently reported on a “deep-seated culture of violence” at Rikers Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that will track and limit the use of solitary confinement at the correctional facility.
Tears fill our eyes and make it hard to see, even though we feel more clear-eyed in the face of tragedy. I fear that the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York City will blind us and foster illusions about the political actions the Black community must take.
By almost any standards, President Barak Obama defies easy classification.
As the summer winds down, community activists throughout the city have been advising local youth to curb the rampant violence that has senselessly claimed the lives of and hospitalized numerous victims this season.
Nothing leaped from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s mouth like the words “Chokeholds are not illegal,” during his oversight appearance Monday before the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety.
According to reports, while participating in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” chat to promote his latest movie, “The Equalizer,” Denzel Washington revealed his desire to be the next James Bond.
Rain, the demon of outdoor jazz festivals, spread its hysterical tears over the Detroit Jazz Festival last week, denying bassist Stanley Clarke and Dr. Lonnie Smith’s octet the opportunity to close the festival on its Labor Day finale.
Ishmael Butler, of the transcendent hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces and a Grammy-winning artist (as one-third of Digable Planets), speaks in a quiet and milky tone when asked questions about the process and creation of his unique music.
The Apollo Theater celebrates the love of grandparents.