Harlem remembers Malcolm X

Last Friday morning, a caravan of vehicles trekked from the corner of 126th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem up to Ferncliff Cemetery in Westchester County to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of Malcolm X’s May 19 birthday.

NYSAC executive director talks Raise the Age task force

Passed almost two months ago as part of New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget, raising the age of adult criminal responsibility for non-violent felons isn’t as simple as it might look.

AQE and Working Families respond to IDC’s ‘Call The Roll’ video

After being accused of halting progress of Democrats in Albany, the Independent Democratic Conference released a video to prove they support a liberal agenda.

St. Francis College celebrates new graduates

It was the perfect day for an outdoor graduation at Brooklyn Bridge Park, as almost 400 St. Francis College students and thousands of friends and family celebrated the College’s Spring 2017 Commencement, Wednesday, May 24.

Daniel A.P. Murray, an eminent librarian and bibliophile

Not until Elizabeth Dowling Taylor published her book, “The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era” (Amistad Press, 2017) was I aware of Murray and his role in the Black elite of Washington, D.C. as ...

32BJ advocates for TPS extension for Haitians and STAFER Act in NJ

Fighting nationally and locally, 32BJ President Hector Figueroa spoke out on behalf of Temporary Protected Status for Haitians and for new legislation in New Jersey that would increase wages for airport workers.

AT&T worker strikes spread across the country

Hoping for a better contract, AT&T workers used this past weekend to show why they matter.

Rutgers hosts conference addressing Black infant mortality in NJ

Rutgers University, the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Center of New Jersey and the Partnership for Mental and Child Health of Northern New Jersey are hosting the conference “Black Infant Mortality in New Jersey: Past, Present and Future,” Friday, June 2, ...

More damaging revelations against Trump

Last week, more damaging revelations surfaced suggesting that President Trump is careening dangerously toward impeachment.

Unpleasant surprise unveiled for West Africans in American—you're deported

Ghanaians who have overstayed their U.S. visas are facing a new Trump administration push to deport hundreds or thousands of Africans, including those from countries stricken by the Ebola epidemic in 2014.

Conversation with April Ryan on politics, race and motherhood

A week ago Wednesday, April Ryan, Washington bureau chief of American Urban Radio Networks and CNN political analyst, held a conversation on politics, race relations and motherhood with The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of The Links and others at Mist Harlem.

Northside Center for Child Development holds gala

May 8, 2017, the Northside Center for Child Development, a local nonprofit based in Harlem that has provided early childhood education, behavioral health and enrichment services to low-income New York City children and their families for more than 70 years, ...

Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosts annual gala

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosted its annual gala Friday at Pier 60.

Council Member Andy King launches Constituents Service Night

Bronx Council Member Andy King and his staff are hosting Constituent Services Night every other week in different NYCHA housing developments in the 12th Council District.

The Brooklyn Hospital Center opens new site

The Brooklyn Hospital Center hosted a community open house May 24 to celebrate its new state-of-the-art ambulatory facility.