SPECIAL REPORT: Women Play Key Role in Ensuring African Democracy

Throughout this southeastern African nation of nearly 20 million residents, the strength and resiliency of women is on display 24 hours each day.

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson Puts Focus on Social Status of Black Men and Boys

On May 15, Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson introduced H.R. 1636, the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act of 2019.

Brotherhood/Sister Sol raises $1.3 million at annual gala

Harlem-based youth organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) recently hosted its 15th annual VOICES benefit gala.

Montefiore holds prom-themed event for hospitalized teens

On Saturday, May 18, the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore held their annual CHAM Prom event, an important rite of passage for teens who have spent months hospitalized.

Annoyed with fibroids?

More hysterectomies are performed each year because of the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition.

Caribbean prepares for storm season; Dominica re-engineers

The commencement of the 2019 hurricane season is less than two weeks away with official predictions that it could be a rough one as usual but some Caribbean Community nations, which endure a battering each year, are not so nervous ...

Harlem resident benefits from billionaire’s big gift

Like millions of other college graduates in America, Harlemite Elijah Dormeus, 22, was seated during his commitment ceremony donning his cap and gown listening to the keynote speaker, thinking about his future when he received an unexpected graduation gift.

Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond becomes first Black woman appointed president of the New York Theological Seminary

The Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond makes history with her recent appointment as president of the New York Theological Seminary.

Abortion Dilemma: US tackles divisive topic, Black community speaks

“Old white male lawmakers, and the men who agree with them, do not have a nickle in this dime when it comes to a woman, abortion and her body,” said Anna, who wants to remain anonymous, but wants the point ...

De Blasio signs executive order to increase advertising in community and ethnic media

With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Bill de Blasio increased the advertising revenue for ethnic and community media, directing city agencies to spend at least 50 percent of their annual print and digital publication advertising budget on the targeted ...

Justice delayed again: Pantaleo trial takes two-week break

The administrative trial of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo continued on Tuesday, May 21. It took three hours. It was the first day of proceedings after a four-day break.

Harlem celebrates 94th birthday of Malcolm X

A number of local events took place Sunday to commemorate the 94th physical day anniversary of revolutionary freedom fighter Malcolm X.

Malcolm X Day 2019

The December 12th Movement is leading the people in the 94th celebration of the birthday of our national Black hero Malcolm X.

Rotary Club of Harlem celebrates 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance

The Rotary Club of Harlem recently hosted its fundraiser gala at the National Black Theater commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance.

March and rally to White House to demand Trump lift sanctions on Zimbabwe

“On Saturday, May 25, African Liberation Day, the streets of Washington, D.C. will echo to the thunder of voices of hundreds of people marching to the White House,” said December 12th Movement member Iman Essiet at a press conference last ...