Feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to dodge blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showing few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end a government shutdown that stretched into a second day Sunday.
The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
From record low crime rates to record high job numbers, New York City is on the rise.
Omarosa Manigault Newman, best known for her first name only, who has resigned under duress from her public liaison job at the White House, is leaving true to form—amid a cloud of controversy and with sparks flying.
While looking for information on the life of Emmett Scott, one of Booker T. Washington’s most loyal supporters, I stumbled on a book by Dr. Maceo Crenshaw Dailey Jr. Dailey, in 2013, published “When the Saints Go Hobbling In: Emmett ...
The Transit Workers Union wants a better contract and it doesn’t want Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. injected into it.
On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 600 airport workers took to Newark Airport to call for good jobs and a living wage.
Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days.
Democrat Phil Murphy was inaugurated as New Jersey’s 56th governor and former Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver was sworn in as lieutenant governor.
Renowned New York radio personality Imhotep Gary Byrd was honored by the Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
“Fire and Fury—Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff is an absorbing read if you are interested in more evidence of Trump’s megalomania, misogyny, idiocy and just plain unfitness to be president.
From California to South Africa, candles should be lit to commemorate the passing of gospel giant Edwin Hawkins and noted South African writer and activist Keorapetse Kgositsile, best known as “Willie.”
On MLK Day, more than 2,000 people filled Harlem’s Riverside Church to see performances by Oscar-winner and “Black Panther” Star Lupita Nyong’o, Grammy-winning artist Black Thought, actor and “Grown-ish” star Yara Shahidi, NBA legend Allan Houston and others at the ...
The world famous Apollo Theater, along with WNYC 93.9 FM, conducted a public panel on its historic stage this past Sunday afternoon commemorating the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a presentation titled “Apollo Uptown ...
Parents of adopted children can now consult with a nationally recognized expert in adoption medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.