Two crusading journalists win their freedom in Angola

A judge in the Angolan capital, Luanda, has thrown out the case against Angola’s most well-known journalist, Rafael Marques de Morais, and editor Mariano Bras Lourenço.

Enemies for more than two decades end feud with an embrace

“And into ploughshares beat their swords. Nations shall learn war no more.”

SCOTUS nominee chosen—The fight begins

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53, was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. With affirmative action, voting rights, abortion rights, immigration, the Affordable Care Act and a federal investigation in balance, Kavanaugh, if confirmed, would give conservatives a legal stronghold for ...

Gov. Cuomo and Assemblyman Michael Blake announce $10 million investment in the South Bronx

The South Bronx is the latest winner of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, which is investing $10 million to create jobs and economic growth in the area.

Harlem icon Beverly Alston passes away

Activist and Harlem icon Beverly Alston has died.

Father of 6 killed in Harlem hit-and-run

A father of six was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Harlem in front of his family who were celebrating at a birthday party and his mother is pleading with the driver to come forward.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Boule brings reported $30 million to Houston

Houston will turn a sea of pink and green as more than 20,000 women are expected to converge on the George R. Brown Convention Center for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s 68th Boule (biennial conference) July 6-12.

NJ to phase out controversial standardized test required for school graduation

New Jersey will begin phasing out a controversial standardized test, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.

Black grandmother who needed electricity for oxygen tank dies after power is cut off

Linda Daniels, a 68-year old grandmother who relied on a plugged-in oxygen tank to breathe, died after the utility company supplying electricity to her home cut off the service because of unpaid overdue bills.

Black publishers come together in Norfolk to challenge fake news

As Donald Trump’s persistent “fake news” rhetoric continues to fester in the media, Black publishers across the nation, recently took charge of the conversation, giving way to a special forum entitled “Black Press vs. Fake News.”

Inmate fatally choked inside Rikers Island by alleged Trinitarios gang member, jail source says

An inmate at Rikers Jail was choked to death by another inmate on Monday, a law enforcement source said.

Deadly night in NYC: 3 men shot dead in 5 hours

In five-hour span in New York City, three men were shot dead Monday night into early Tuesday in separate incidents spanning three boroughs, according to police.

Trump picks Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court.

Lacrosse program provides outlet for Harlem kids

Many youth sports programs purport to provide an academic foundation as well as an athletic one. An organization in Harlem outwardly practices what it preaches.

Black-owned bottled water brand to be sold in Walmart

For the first time in history, Walmart is selling a Black-owned bottled water brand on its shelves.