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Ella Little-Collins, Malcolm X’s resourceful half-sister

As Black History Months draws to a close it leaves in its wake a number of renewed memories and events, most notably the annual reflection on the life and legacy of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz).

Book Reviews: ‘The Undefeated’ and ‘A Place To Land’

Children’s books that can both promote literacy and history have to walk a very fine line.

Bronx woman celebrates 101st birthday at Black History Month celebration

Bronx resident Gloria Rowe recently celebrated her 101st birthday at JASA’s Einstein Senior Center in Co-Op City during the center’s Black History Month celebration.

Visiting Nurse Elizabeth Tyler, heroine of San Juan Hill

As we celebrate Black History Month the legacies of women like Harriet Tubman, one of the most famous “conductors” of the Underground Railroad, often come to mind.

Shingles: chicken pox more painful return

When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., it seemed like everyone got that viral disease known as “chicken pox.”

Trump’s bashing ‘Parasite’ fits into the white nationalist agenda

If there is any doubt of this administration’s plan to fulfill its white nationalist agenda and Make America White Again, (MAWA), just read what White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney reportedly told a group in England.

Guyana votes

The first of five general elections in the Caribbean Community is set to be held in Guyana next Monday, March 2, with the governing multiracial coalition pitting itself for a second five year term against an Indo-led main opposition party ...

CHTA president honors the life of the late Sir Royston Hopkin

BARBADOS––The president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) joined regional tourism industry stakeholders in mourning the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, one of the Caribbean’s most respected and accomplished hoteliers.

AU ambassador demands U.S. lift sanctions on Zimbabwe

On Feb. 21, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, former ambassador of the AU to the United States, returned to Harlem to voice her support for the campaign to lift the illegal U.S. sanctions on Zimbabwe.

Keron Alleyne is ready to win State Senate

Throughout the streets of East New York there are many homeless people, adults with high obesity levels, and African American-owned businesses that do not have the support of Black people.

‘The colonialists NEVER left the Continent,’ Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Part 1

Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the diplomat, medical doctor, educator, and much-sough-after public speaker certainly can command a room, as she demonstrated this past Friday, Feb. 21, at Harlem’s National Black Theater.

NYC plastic bag ban takes effect on March 1

In an effort to save money and help the environment, the state of New York will be banning plastic bags from stores starting March 1.

Sen. James Sanders Jr. to host free tax prep services

Beginning Friday, March 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. State Sen. James Sanders’ District Office (142-01 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park) will offer free tax preparation and filing for individuals and families earning less than $50,000.

BMS Family Health and Wellness Centers hosts high blood pressure event in Brooklyn

Last Thursday BMS Family Health and Wellness Centers held a blood pressure screening and social media event to raise awareness during American Heart Month.

Bernie feeling the burn

Nearly everything about the Democratic debate Tuesday night in Charleston, South Carolina was suffused with urgency.

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