Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Newark’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program launched this week.
Containing disease and restarting the economy have been the prime twin goals of coronavirus efforts, locally and across the globe. But dealing with our emotional and community responses have been important as well, particularly among artists who have been sidelined ...
The Doe Fund has started construction for 980 Westchester Avenue in the Bronx.
Dr. Adjoa Osei traveled an unconventional path to her current profession as a licensed clinical psychologist.
The Caribbean Community is bracing for yet another tense general elections in the region with voters in resource-rich Trinidad and Tobago being next in line to face the polls in the wake of those held in Guyana, Suriname, St. Kitts ...
Invariably around this flip of the calendar and the 4th of July, the great abolitionist and statesman Frederick Douglass commands attention, particularly for his memorable speech that centered on the nation’s hypocrisy, asking what the day means to enslaved people.
Ethiopian protest singer and revered musician Hachalu Hundessa sang about love and unity, recalled his friend Amensisa Ifa, raising issues that many would not dare to raise.
New York City plans to implement a blended learning approach, with a mix of in-person and remote learning, if the state allows school buildings to reopen in the fall.
The New York City Board of Health voted in favor of reopening child care centers next week as many businesses resume service amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
About $157 million has been invested to provide high-speed internet access to low-income communities in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.
Protesters demanding an end to systemic racism flexed their economic muscles on Tuesday for Blackout Day 2020; people were urged not to spend any money.
As many New Yorkers question whether or not schools will reopen to students in the fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said no decision has been made yet.
Gun violence in New York City surged by more than 130% last month compared to June 2019, police said on Monday.
A woman involved in a racist incident in Central Park in May is being charged with falsely reporting the incident, the Manhattan district attorney said on Monday.
Momentous events can occur in an instant, but more often they emerge after a long build-up.