Mandela’s granddaughter joins health foundation as ambassador

Global Access to Cancer Care Foundation ( announced today that Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, South African writer and activist, Zoleka Mandela, is joining the global medical humanitarian organization as an ambassador.

The hopes and dreams of children and their community

The future for kids and the Harlem community may lie in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Thanking Ben Carr

Benjamin “Ben” Carr, 69, of Staten Island, N.Y., was born in Rocky Point, N.C. Oct. 10, 1949 to the late Hazel and James Carr.

Organizations across the city host back-to-school giveaways

With school students in the city headed back to class in a few weeks, several organizations, politicians and groups are giving away school supplies and backpacks to local students.

Dr. Margaret Just Butcher, educator and political activist

When your father is the famed biologist Ernest Everett Just and the first to receive the NAACP’s Spingarn Medal, great things are expected of you, and his daughter Margaret Just Butcher forged her own path of brilliance and achievement.

Nat Turner’s slave rebellion observed in Newark

The ninth annual Nat Turner Slave Rebellion Observance took place on Wednesday at Nat Turner Park in New Jersey.

Newark water crisis prompts activists to step in, state of emergency requested

Activists are speaking up for Newark residents who are dealing with the city’s water crisis and demanding a swift resolution.

The Obamas take on Trump

Many Americans are chomping at the bit eager to see “American Factory,” a Netflix documentary produced by Barack and Michelle Obama and their company Higher Ground.

Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL surprises some, upsets others

It was the brand management heard around the world.

FAMU president visits Harlem

Florida A&M University President Dr. Larry Robinson recently visited the city as part of FAMU’s National Alumni Association Northeast Regional Conference.

Program imp roves access to healthy food options in Brownsville

Lyft, in partnership with GrowNYC and its community partner, BMS Family Health and Wellness Centers, is improving access to healthy foods for people with inadequate access to full-service grocery stores and farmers markets in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

Harlem children get ready for school with new backpacks and school supplies

Helping Harlem children got ready for the first day of school with the resources they need to succeed.

SADC Solidarity on ending illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe

On August 18, the 39th Southern African Development Community summit of the heads of state and government held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, declared October 25, 2019 as “A Day of Solidarity to Lift the Illegal Sanctions Imposed on Zimbabwe.”

Richmond, VA celebrates one of its most accomplished African-American women

“Richmond has an amazing history and a lot of people have come out of this space that folks don’t know,” says Enjoli Moon, a longtime Richmond resident.

Advocacy group files lawsuit against NYPD over bodycam footage

A civil rights advocacy group is suing the New York Police Department for bodycam footage.