A pioneer in the field of meteorology, Dr. June Bacon-Bercey, an African American, broke barriers by becoming the first woman meteorologist.
Bill Cosby’s legal team has filed a petition in Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeking a review of his 2018 conviction on charges of aggravated indecent assault.
Walt Disney World Resort revealed the names of the 100 high school students from across the nation who will participate in the event hosted by Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine.
Ever since 1986, the United States has acknowledged the legacy of Civil Rights proponent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a national holiday, on the third Monday of each January.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott, the mid-1950s history changing event that catapulted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to national prominence, lasted 38 days.
NYC Health + Hospitals and SUNY College of Optometry today announced a new partnership that will enhance vision services for patients at four NYC Health + Hospitals facilities.
As I was waiting for my tires to be changed in the garage, I began to reflect how often we change well worn tires but can’t change our knees.
On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Pres. Desi Bouterse of Suriname will appear before a war tribunal court for the very first time to lead in a defense against a conviction of mass murder...
“It’s not easy being a home attendant. You’ll have a mixture of clients where some of them you enjoy talking to and spending time with and the others, you may not be fond of,” said 31-year-old Charity McCloggan.
The local Islamic community was deeply saddened upon hearing the news that Imam Rafiq Rasul passed on Saturday, January 11, after dealing with several health issues throughout the past few years.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is marking 100 years since its founding in 1920 at Howard University.
During a recent event anticipating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad evoked the name of Jo Ann Robinson.
Sharing the word with the Harlem community of the untimely passing of Leota Young, beloved mother of Leticia “Skai” Young-Mohan, owner of LoLo’s Seafood Shack,
The New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law has paid dividends for home aide workers.
The 2020 census is this year’s most empowering and democratic event for the United States.