Is the FBI underreporting the surge in hate crimes?

The FBI has released it’s 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in incidents since 2016. In 2017 there were 8,493 victims and 6,307 known offenders.

Stacey Abrams acknowledges Brian Kemp win in Georgia governor’s race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can’t win the Georgia governor’s race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

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Winter storm warning issued for much of tri-state area as forecast worsens

Parts of the tri-state will see significant snowfall Thursday, bringing the area its first taste of winter five weeks before the season officially begins.

NJ GOP candidate: ‘I would have won if people didn’t call me a racist’

Failed New Jersey GOP House candidate Seth Grossman blames voters’ view of him as a racist for his loss during last week’s general election.

New York celebrates Veterans Day

This year’s Veterans Day Parade in Midtown Manhattan marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Harlem Holiday Parade of Lights to illuminate 125th Street

The 125th Street Business Improvement District hosted its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event Nov. 19th, on 125th street between Fifth and 12th avenues, commemorating its 25th year.

State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Yandy Smith hosts turkey giveaway with Whole Foods Market

Harlem State Sen. Brian Benjamin, in partnership with Whole Foods Market, hosted his second annual Turkey Giveaway to help feed families this November.

Caribbean pressing UK to compensate those illegally deported

Caribbean governments, led by Jamaica, are beginning to press the British government to address compensation and general assistance issues to Caribbean nationals who have been inhumanely deported or denied re-entry into the United Kingdom because of drastic changes of immigration ...

New York City officials push back against Trump’s public charge proposal

“We are facing another attack on our immigrants here in NYC and also across the country,” said New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

Man Up! Inc. 15-year anniversary

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Man Up! Inc. building up its East New York, Brooklyn community.

First Central Baptist Church 40th anniversary banquet

First Central Baptist Church of Stapleton, Staten Island hosted their 40th anniversary banquet. The Rev. Dr. Demetrius Carolina handed out awards to longtime church members.

Touro students host Fall Into Health fair

Monday, students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem offered a free health fair for the Harlem community.

Diana Sands, talented actress and a founder of Third World Cinema

Last month, we lauded playwright Alice Childress for being the first African-American woman to direct an off-Broadway play.

Amazon doesn’t need or deserve taxpayer money

There are reports that Amazon has chosen to build a new HQ in New York, and that news was coupled with reports that New York State has put together a “strong incentive package” to help lure the e-commerce behemoth to ...