As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges buyers to make it a Shop Black Week.
Boston resident Rachel Valerio thought her $90-a-night Airbnb apartment in New York City was a good deal until...
Four African American women known as the “Hidden Figures” who worked at NASA during the Space Race are being awarded Congressional Gold Medals, the highest civilian award in the US.
US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced legislation this week intended to align the school day with the traditional workday to reduce the burden of childcare on working families.
Atatiana Jefferson’s father dies less than a month after his daughter was killed by a police officer
Marquis A. Jefferson, the father of Atatiana Jefferson, died Saturday at the age 59.
Black News Channel (BNC) announced today that it has updated the launch of the nation’s only African American news network to January 6, 2020 in order to more than triple its viewing audience.
Black girls who have been subject to punitive school policies and practices are at an increased risk of coming into contact with the juvenile and criminal courts and leaving school altogether.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.
At midnight Wednesday, 6th, November, 2019, embattled “progressive” New York radio went back on air with local control, by court order of NYS Supreme Court Judge Melissa Crane.
Jamaica’s political community, both at the government and opposition levels, has been rocked by news that the U.S. entry visas of several of its top officials have been canceled in the past week, leading to speculation that Washington might be ...
It’s been around two weeks since viral video of a brawl involving NYPD officers and civilians at the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station in Brooklyn showed an officer punch Black 15-year-old Benjamin Marshall.
Nya Kam has dedicated her creative talents to helping others find peace, through her candle line Love Notes.
Almost a year ago to the day, I featured Jack O’Dell in the classroom column, which was a rare entry since the focus is usually on the deceased.
NYC Health + Hospitals recently marked the five year anniversary of the treatment and recovery of NYC’s only confirmed Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer, and urged federal officials to continue funding for hospital preparedness around Ebola and other special pathogens.
When I was a kid, law officers, peace officers and policemen were referred to as cops or coppers by the bad guys.