The Apollo Theater celebrated the Motherland with "African Now!"
Even in the best of times, it is never easy for our artists in this society, and the challenges they face are more daunting when their economic situation reaches a critical point.
“Every dime I had was spent on two things—books and records,” said Sharon Gordon, founder of the nonprofit organization Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton appointed four new members, including a former civil rights lawyer, a law professor and former U.S. attorney, a retired NYPD sergeant and a retired transit police chief to sit on the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
Whenever there’s a high profile story in the city, particularly when the Rev. Al Sharpton is at the center of it, the news media flocks to the National Action Network’s Saturday rallies.
A Brooklyn man who spent nearly 30 years in prison after he was wrongly convicted of murder is expected to be released Wednesday.
Nigerians from across the area come together to celebration Nigerian Independence Day.
After 60 years of service to the labor movement and having served as president of the largest public union in New York City, District Council 37 President Lillian Roberts has announced her resignation.
Community demands an end to police harassment
From a police officer caught on camera allegedly stealing money from a man, to a pregnant woman being slammed to the ground by officers and separate incidents of two young men being punched and kicked while on the ground by cops, the cameras continue to record as police brutality in the city reaches what could be its peak.
Over the last decade, the influence of immigrants from Africa has grown larger and stronger. So now’s the time for the 6th Annual Congo in Harlem Film and Event series hosted by Maysles Cinema in the coming weeks.
The Marlborough Chelsea gallery is presenting and outdoor exhibition, Broadway Morey Boogie, at the 137th Street 1 train subway entrance.
Nicole Amarteifio, creator of the YouTube series “An African City,” just may be on the cutting edge of Ghollywood, Ghana’s Hollywood.
Cultured Missourians expecting a quiet night at the symphony were in for something of a shock, to say the least.
Local tattoo artist and illustrator, Scarlet Sinclair, created a full-color portrait of Marie Laveau, the legendary voodoo queen of New Orleans, and is donating 50 percent of all print sales directly to the restoration fund for Mlle.
TV One’s new reality show follows drama in the lives of black actresses in Hollywood from homelessness to weight challenges.
As the fight against HIV continues, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is at the forefront, supporting those living with the virus and helping them better understand their diagnoses to improve their ability to manage symptoms and get the emotional support they need.
While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit many patients with pneumonia.
For fall, layered looks are fashion essentials for children. H&M has some cozy separates, including chunky knits with puffy coats and pom-pom hats, that look adorable on children.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its first major monographic exhibition devoted to the great 16th century Netherlandish artist Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550).