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Union leaders will be honored at fourth annual labor breakfast

Local and national labor leaders and union advocates will be honored yet again at the New York Amsterdam News’ fourth annual labor breakfast.

Bells Ring for School Safety Agents

It’s a new day for New York City’s 5,000 school safety agents. They will finally be receiving the wages we have fought for over the years and which they deserve.

DC 37 Commemorates 9/11

Last Thursday, DC 37 commemorated 9/11 and honored those whose lives were cut short by the horrific events

U.S. Millions Committed for Ebola but A Paltry 25 Beds Are Yet to Arrive

Between $100 million and $180 million have been committed to the fight against Ebola in West Africa, an amount considered much too little and reaching the needy much too slowly.

More Bodies Pulled From The Sea After Migrant Boat is Rammed

Approximately 500 refugees are feared dead after their vessel was rammed by traffickers in icy Mediterranean waters, according to two Palestinians who survived the ordeal.

Disappointment Runs Deep as 'Blade Runner' Walks Free

The decision by Judge Thokozile Masipa that found Olympian Oscar Pistorius not guilty of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, stunned South Africans, who had been glued to the trial since the gavel first pounded the court to order ...

Gerald Wilson, influential jazz composer, dies at 96

Gerald Wilson, a big band leader and trumpeter whose fountain of jazz compositions and arrangements became a pivotal force, influencing eight generations of musicians, died Sept. 8 in his home in Los Angeles.

PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial for Maya Angelou

A memorial service for the late Maya Angelou was held at The Riverside Church.

Fruit of Increase Ministries holds seventh annual Prayer Summit

This past July 12, the Fruit of Increase Ministries, an associate ministry of the Baptist House of Prayer, held their seventh annual Prayer Summit.

Grammy winner joins fight against kidney failure

Sept. 28 at 4 p.m., Lady Tania Michael Ministries will host their 11th Annual Hope Brings Peace Concert and Dialysis Empowerment event at Calvary Cathedral of Praise, located at 45 E. 8th St. in Brooklyn

Dads participate in eighth annual ‘Dads Take Your Child to School’ celebration

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development Commissioner Bill Chong, New York City Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks, elected officials and more than a hundred students and their dads and father figures participated in the eighth annual ...

City urges parents to sign up middle schoolers for new after-school program

Parents are being urged to sign up for after-school programs.

Ethel L. Payne, ‘First Lady of the Black Press’

Learn more about Black press pioneer Ethel L. Payne

Groundbreaking of new cultural center in East Harlem

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute recently broke ground at the former firehouse at 120 E. 125th St., which the institute is renovating into a cultural center for East Harlem.

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