‘Spring into Fitness’ free event at Bronx Terminal Market

May is Wellness Month in the Bronx, and the Bronx Terminal Market is celebrating with the introduction of a new health and wellness experience, “Spring into Fitness.”

Vitamin D is desirable

Recently, an increase in the intake of vitamin D has been reported to prevent early deaths by heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Elias G. and the FunRunClub NYC promote healthy living 

On April 29, Elias G. and other members of the FunRunClub NYC hosted a half marathon and Jump Rope-a-thon. The 13-miles marathon took place at the Morningside Park Pond in Harlem. Going by the simple name Elias G., the paralegal, ...

Brotherhood/Sister Sol kicks off journey to new facility at annual gala

Harlem-based youth organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol recently hosted its 14th annual VOICES benefit gala.

Sonny Abubadika Carson: Brooklyn warrior

The life and legacy of urban warrior Sonny Abubadika Carson will be commemorated this Sunday in the People’s Republic of Brooklyn in acknowledgement of the 82nd anniversary of his physical birth. Although he joined the ancestors Dec. 20, 2002, his ...

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine holds commencement ceremonies

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine held commencement ceremonies May 8, 2018, at the Alhambra Ballroom for the Class of 2018 candidates for its Master of Science program in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences.

Columbia celebrates inaugural class from HBCU fellowship program

Nearly two dozen alumni from historically Black colleges recently graduated from Columbia University earning their master’s degrees through a new fellowship by the Ivy League school. And they didn’t pay a dime.

Campus workers organize as Janus decision nears

Graduate students on local college campuses continue to organize and fight for better wages and work conditions. In Washington, D.C., however, the U.S. Supreme Court is closer to making a decision that could affect union labor around the country.

32BJ announces endorsements and praises victorious NJ mayors

The union 32BJ SEIU has been busy this past month announcing endorsements and praising the victories of those they have endorsed.

Hangings around the nation reference America’s shameful past

A probe investigating the hanging of a Black man in Mississippi is closing, according to reports.

Him and Kim?

The only predicable thing in the Trump universe is to expect the unpredictable, and then hold your breath. Another instance of that uncertainty arrived recently with Trump apparently changing his mind about a few Chinese companies when it comes to ...

Did Trump meet his match in President of Nigeria

Try as he might, President Trump couldn’t land a deal with Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari at their tête-à-tête in Washington last month.

Black activists step up to the plate against Israel/U.S. aggression

At Amsterdam News press time, there is expectation of further violent clashes in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, as some 60 demonstrators were killed by Israeli military forces May 14. Rallies were expected in the large West Bank cities in protest ...

Public advocate to run for AG: Won’t seek WFP endorsement

“My name is Letitia James, but my friends call me Tish,” New York City Public Advocate Letitia James said during her speech Wednesday at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

Major changes to pot prosecution policy

Close to 90 percent of those arrested in New York City for marijuana possession in 2017 were Black or Latino. Only 9 percent were white.