Federal grand jury hears evidence in Eric Garner case

A grand jury is hearing evidence as part of federal civil rights investigation into the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white police officer, an official familiar with the investigation said Thursday.

Jesse Jackson visits city for Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is headed to New York City for the 19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, Feb. 16 through Feb. 18, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.

Black U.S. presidents before Obama

Although Barak Obama’s 2008 selection to the Oval Office propagandized many to believe he is this country’s first Black commander-in-chief, records reveal that at least six previous U.S. presidents are of African ancestry.

Harlem students learn through Touro’s ‘MedAchieve’

Fifty Harlem high schools students gathered at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine last week, where they viewed multiple medical procedures and gained hands-on experience through interactive displays at a fair designed to expose them to the world of science and ...

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month

Dr. Donna Williams of Morningside Dental Care in Harlem helped to launch the “Gum Disease Awareness” campaign in New York two years ago.

Addie Waites Hunton, a crusader for justice and women’s rights

If William Alphaeus Hunton Jr. is an “Unsung Valiant,” as his wife, Dorothy, wrote in his biography, Hunton’s mother was an even more obscure personality, but one, like her son, worthy of consideration.

Sanders and Trump victorious in New Hampshire

This time the polls were exactly right. Sen. Bernie Sanders took New Hampshire overwhelmingly and Donald Trump triumphed over his Republican rivals.

Hillary Clinton tours Flint, Michigan

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a pause from campaigning Sunday, Feb. 7 to visit Flint, Mich.

Event this week hosted by sole survivor of bombing of 1985 Philadelphia-based MOVE Organization

Friday night, Feb. 12, Ramona Africa, the lone adult survivor of the May 13, 1985, bombing of the MOVE Organization, will host an event at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Educational Center in Manhattan.

Chancellor Farina holds roundtable with community/ethnic media

Tuesday morning, at the Tweed Courthouse behind City Hall, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina held a roundtable with members of community and ethnic media.

Drywall apprentices needed

The New York State Department of Labor announced that an organization is looking for new workers.

TWU suggests de Blasio curb horse carriage crusade, calls for investigation

Of all the hills for a New York City politician to possibly die on, one would think horse carriages in Central Park would be low on the list.

CUNY and DC 37 officials to Cuomo: Invest in CUNY

Earlier this week, officials from the City University of New York and District Council 37 asked Albany lawmakers to fully fund CUNY.

WWRL, last Black-owned radio station in NYC, sold

The last black-owned radio station in New York City has been sold.

Black history on the go

Man gives brief black history lesson on New York City bus.