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Harlem Rocked after Positive Ebola Test

Hamilton Heights residents were restless this Friday afternoon after news that one of their neighbors tested positive for the Ebola virus became public.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

On Thursday Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at press conference that New York had confirmed its first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

Harold Hambrick: Entrepreneurial visionary and empowerment advocate saluted

In a moving funeral service Friday in Los Angeles, scores of leaders in the arts, culture, clergy, education, politics and business joined professionals and grateful residents to salute Harold Hambrick, an entrepreneurial visionary, community griot and strategist for the poor ...

Exercise: Key to avoiding heart disease, diabetes

Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

A woman’s heart: What do symptoms have to do with it?

I am sure you have heard that old hit song, “What Does Love Have to Do With It.”

Five Percenters commemorate 50th anniversary

During the past couple weeks, various local events have commemorated the establishment of the Five Percenters, a.k.a. Nation of Gods & Earths, a half century ago.

Metro Briefs 10/23-10/29

The “Face of Darkness” team is appearing on ‘Here and Now’ on WABC 7.

Community Affairs Calendar 10/23-10/29

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

Workers to Walmart: Commit to $15 minimum wage

Walmart workers from almost 1,700 locations in the nation have called for the company to make a public commitment and raise pay to $15 an hour.

Schneiderman sues Papa John’s for underpaying workers

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is hoping to deliver the goods on behalf of local Papa John’s employees.

EBOLA DRUG SAFETY TESTS RAISE ETHICAL ISSUES AS NY TIMES COMMENDS CUBA

Can you test a promising new Ebola drug by giving it to one sample infected group and giving a deactivated placebo to another? That’s the issue dividing medical experts at a World Health Organization meeting this week in Geneva.

Ebola: Fear Factor

This Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio told a gathering at an Ebola education forum at the Jacob Javits Center, “This city has been preparing and drilling for weeks and weeks.

Deal or no deal? Chibok girls still held

A myriad of stories is swirling around the Chibok girls.

Rikers Island correction officers seen in negative light

A report was released this week stating that a former Rikers Island inmate, Bishme Ayers, 25, was beaten and sodomized by a correction officer July 4 at Jacobi Medical Center.

Eladia Riggs Bing makes her transition

Eladia Riggs Bing passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 following a lengthy battle with Stage 4 cancer. She was 73.

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