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The Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, civil rights witness and participant, dead at 81

The Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles is often best remembered as an eyewitness to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Two popular Harlem pols unite

For those who missed the Saturday morning press conference at the Alhambra, where Rep. Charles Rangel endorsed Keith Wright to succeed him, there was a smaller, more intimate occasion with Wright that evening at Tsion Café.

Sanders wins Indiana

Sometimes in a race, particularly a hotly contested political one, it’s not a matter of how far you’ve come but rather how much further you have to go to win.

Afeni Shakur, mother of hip-hop icon Tupac, joins ancestors

Afeni Shakur, original Black Panther activist and mother of slain hip-hop legend Tupac, passed away Monday night after paramedics removed the 69-year-old from her Sausalito, Calif., home and rushed her to Marin General Hospital

Organizers prepare for Malcolm X Day

Organizers and activists are preparing for the 91st birthday celebration of Malcolm X Thursday, May 19. The day also commemorates 27 years of the annual 125th Street business shutdown in Harlem.

Verizon workers continue work stoppage

Almost three weeks ago, 37,000 Verizon technicians and customer service representatives walked off the job, pushing for a better contract with their employer.

Security officers rally at Bryant Park for new contract

Security officers affiliated with 32BJ have had enough.

Wrong road to a cure

Last year, when Mayor de Blasio issued his proposal for the city’s budget, he expressed concern about a growing deficit that would adversely affect millions of New Yorkers and the city’s ability to provide essential services.

Mosque 7 hosts Eat to Live Health Seminar in Harlem

This past Saturday, April 30, 2016, Mosque 7 in Harlem hosted a day-long Eat to Live Health Seminar, based on the teachings of the Nation of Islam’s Hon. Elijah Muhammad in his lessons and book “How to Eat to Live.”

Street co-naming ceremony for Tanaya Copeland

This week family members, community leaders and residents gathered for a street co-naming ceremony for Tanaya Copeland

Urban Health Conference held in Harlem

With participation from the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the First Corinthian’s Baptist Church, as well as the Brooklyn Christian Center and the Radio Health Conference on WBLS WLIB and 103.9FM, the Urban Health Conference was held in Harlem

Haitian cooking night reminds us of our roots and lets us give back

Thursday, May 19 you will have the opportunity to attend the class “Cook Like a Haitian” in Brooklyn, N.Y. The event will be hosted by the Court Tree Collective, a group of Carroll Gardens-based artists who are dedicated to sharing ...

Fidel Castro: Continue Cuba’s communism after I am gone

During his dissertation at the fourth and last day of the 7th Cuban Communist Party Congress in Havana, Cuba last Tuesday, April 19, the Caribbean island’s long-standing revolutionary leader Fidel Castro announced that he would soon be departing this world ...

The Links, Inc. hosts B. Smith and Dan Gasby

The Metro-Manhattan New York Chapter of The Links, Incorporated honored restaurateur and lifestyle icon B. Smith and her husband and business partner Dan Gasby.

United Palace House of Inspiration honors the Rev. Eikerenkoetter for 50 years of service

The United Palace House of Inspiration is hosting a celebration in honor of the Rev. Dr. Eula M. Dent Eikerenkoetter and her 50 years service to Rev. Ike Ministries and the greater United Palace community.

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