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Sheena Wright of United Way of New York City says Together We Thrive to help Black businesses

Sheena Wright, president and CEO of United Way of New York City, has created an initiative called Together We Thrive to help Black-owned businesses strive to accomplish their goals.

Museums discuss return of Nigeria's 'Benin Bronzes' looted in UK raid

The Church of England is joining a handful of museums, universities, and private owners exploring the repatriation to Nigeria of thousands of brass plaques, wooden and ivory sculptures known as the Benin Bronzes looted by British soldiers in the waning ...

Rev. William Drew Robeson, patriarch of a distinguished family

Last week we celebrated the life of Paul Robeson (1898-1976) whose birthdate is April 9. But much of his brilliance was passed down to him through his remarkable father, William Drew Robeson, born July 27, 1844.

Celebrate National Poetry Month

After a long and difficult winter, spring is finally here. Along with much nicer weather and hopefully more opportunities to be out and about, April also brings joy to those who are literary minded.

Caribbean neighbors rush to help volcano ravaged St. Vincent

St. Vincent’s Caribbean Community neighbors were this week preparing to rush food, water and other forms of aid to the country following the massive eruption at the La Soufriere volcano in the north of the island at the weekend.

Tips to help stay safe when accessing medical care

With health top of mind amid COVID-19, many New Yorkers may be trying to re-prioritize their health, including scheduling appointments with our doctors, dentists and other health professionals.

Calling Cops on Cops

White male and female police officers killing unarmed Black people is a triggering front page daily narrative.

Justice for Daunte: Another unarmed Black man killed by police

“I lost my son, he’s never coming back,” Daunte Wright’s father, Aubrey, said on morning television two days after the 20-year-old, unarmed Black young man was gunned down by police in Brooklyn Center, Minn. on Sunday.

Chauvin’s defense up next

As the prosecution moved toward resting its case in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, there was continued unrest several miles away where protesters were outraged by the police shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright on Sunday, April 11.

AmNews Editor Nayaba Arinde pays tribute to DMX

New York Amsterdam News editor Nayaba Arinde paid tribute to the late DMX on her radio show Back To Basics.

Rapper and actor DMX dead at 50

Rapper and actor DMX dead at 50

Protect Your Personal Information With These Online Shopping Tips

The explosion of online shopping has made purchasing groceries, gifts, and home décor more convenient than ever.

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings, a former judge and civil rights activist, dead at 84

After a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), died April 6 at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in D.C. where he was undergoing treatment.

Cannabis legalization will benefit all New Yorkers

The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) has become law, and it’s a success all New Yorkers can be proud of.

Anna Murray Douglass, an abolitionist deserving wider recognition

Anna Murray, the wife of Frederick Douglass and the mother of their children, personifies the unheralded woman behind the great man.