New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking government officials for $35 million to cover the cost of protecting President-elect Donald Trump until the inauguration.
Steve Harvey has a lot on his plate these days.
Ben Carson will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Trump transition team announced Monday.
A man suspected in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight in what appears to be a road rage incident has been released from custody in Louisiana without charges, authorities said Friday.
For the first time ever, the Mall of America is hosting an African-American Santa.
More than two months ago, the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott sparked thousands of protesters into the streets of Charlotte.
Chicago has reached another bloody milestone.
“The Honorable Elijah Muhammad taught me that there is a law in nature that whenever a people are deprived of that which God intends for that people to have, such as freedom, justice, equality of opportunity and equal membership in society; the longer the people are deprived, the greater the manifestation of the one who is born out of that longing from a simple woman to answer that need, that cry, that prayer of those deprived who long,” said Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Chicago-based, world renowned Nation of Islam.
There is a photo of two iconic African-Americans, Maya Angelou and Amiri Baraka, doing a furious version of the jitterbug atop a cosmogram in the atrium of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. This flat geometric figure created by Houston Conwill is a memorial to Langston Hughes and depicts the rivers he cites in “The Negro Speaks of Rivers.”
In the spring of 1972, this Black single mother left her young son behind to travel to Cuba with the Fifth Contingent of the Venceremos Brigade, an organization that had been founded in 1969 in opposition to the U.S. blockade on Cuba, and one of its specific purposes was challenging the travel restrictions imposed by the United States Government.
Attorney Conrad J. Lynn was as much a revolutionary outside the courtroom as he was inside it, and the varied cases he handled over six decades stand as a testament to his legal insight and unyielding conviction. Sometimes it appeared as though Lynn went out of his way to find the most challenging and controversial circumstance to which to bring his wise, resolute counsel.
I was truly saddened to learn of the passing of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
The movement that led to a reawakening for labor rights let its biggest threat know that they aren’t going anywhere.
She’s married to the man whose family started Amway. Her brother helped found Blackwater. Now, she could be the Secretary of Education under the new president.
The Jersey City Small Businesses Services along with Mayor Steven Fulop recently launched a citywide, year-round campaign, “Shop Jersey City Buy Local,” to support local and independently owned businesses.
Saturday, Dec. 3, the People’s Organization for Progress is hosting a rally and march protesting the election of Donald Trump at noon beginning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Statue on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Newark.
Lee McNeil, 72, vowed to fight on in an interview with the AmNews two weeks after election results in the state of Colorado showed that the referendum on the ballot to abolish a loophole in the state’s Constitution that makes slavery a punishment for a crime failed.
What will happen to public housing under soon-to-be President Donald Trump? The answer to this question could have consequences for every single one of the more than half million New Yorkers -- most of them low-income blacks and Latinos – living in 328 public housing developments across the five boroughs, not to mention the hundreds of thousands whose rents are subsidized by Section 8 vouchers.
(GIN)—U.N. Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon extended sympathies to the Cuban people on the passing Friday, Nov. 25, of their longtime president, Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, who he called “a strong voice for social justice.”
Results from a recent survey conducted by AARP New York and Siena College reveal that African-American Generation Xers and Baby Boomers in New York City are unprepared for retirement.