Building breast cancer awareness in the Black community

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and citizens are still working hard to raise the profile of the disease.

President Barack Obama proclaims National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 2016

President Barack Obama's proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016.

Tulsa police officer pleads not guilty in shooting death

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby, charged with felony manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed man earlier this month, appeared in court Friday and pleaded not guilty through an attorney.

For sale: Cab Calloway’s Riverdale home

The Riverdale, Bronx home of jazz great Cab Calloway home is currently on the market.

Bergen Community College in Paramus hosts discussion on police/community relations

Race, diversity, community engagement and law enforcement are the focus of an upcoming forum at Bergen Community College.

Dr. Deas: 'It’s time to mind your body'

I am sure that you have been reading about how physicians are finally trying to incorporate the mind of a patient in the healing process.

Bike Walk Run needs volunteers for annual event set for Oct. 9

It’s that time of year again when community members will gather in Brooklyn for the 35th Annual 10K Community Bike Walk Run Oct. 9.

Funeral services held for District Leader Johnnie Mae Wright

Homegoing for the Hon. Johnnie Mae Johnson, 70th AD district leader, PTA president and Model Cities member. It was held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Harlem's Metropolitan Baptist Church.

School safety data say Black students face more arrests, summonses than white peers

Students as young as 7-years-old are being handcuffed by authorities, the NYPD reported.

President Obama’s remarks at inauguration of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

James Baldwin once wrote, “For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard.”

PHOTOS: Smithsonian opens National Museum of African-American History and Culture

The metalwork matches that made by Black craftsmen in Charleston and New Orleans.

Hoboken train crash: 1 dead, 75 injured

A New Jersey Transit train plowed through a major station in Hoboken during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute, killing at least one person and injuring 75 others, some seriously, local officials said.

‘A bright star is cast’—National Museum of African-American History and Culture

President Barack Obama, during his speech last Saturday to inaugurate the opening of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture—a name Donald Trump mangled hours before his debate—observed that the museum would not be a panacea for the nation’s ...

Abyssinian Baptist Church hosts men's health event in honor of the late Deacon Dr. Joe L. Jakcson

The Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem is hosting the “Men’s Health and Wellness Day” Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ramarley Graham’s mother speaks against NYPD trial for her son’s killer

After the NYPD revealed last week Thursday that they plan on conducting a department trial for Richard Haste, a cop who unlawfully broke into a Bronx home, and then shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham during the afternoon of ...