Woody Strode, impressive on the gridiron and the screen

Almost on the same day the media was celebrating the centenary of Jackie Robinson’s birth, one of the cable television outlets that feature classic shows broadcast the 1977 TV series “How the West Was Won.”

CSS and activists to City Hall: ‘Fair Fares could work if people knew it existed’

Working class and poor New Yorkers looked forward to the rollout of Fair Fares.

Escape from New York: Amazon kills deal for new HQ

Earlier this week, Amazon threatened to take their ball and go home if elected officials and activists didn’t play by their rules.

Social justice advocate Dorothy Roberts and jazz legend Wayne Shorter to receive honorary degrees from Rutgers

The Rutgers University Board of Governors announced that social justice advocate Dorothy Roberts and jazz legend Wayne Shorter will receive honorary degrees at the Rutgers-Newark Commencement ceremony.

The halves of Kamala Harris

If presidential aspirant Sen. Kamala Harris of California has put forth progressive domestic proposals, they are often offset and countered by various foreign policy positions.

The business of small business

Strategy consultant and Harlem small-business owner Nikoa Evans-Hendricks serves as executive director and co-founder of Harlem Park 2 Park, a social enterprise of more than 250 entrepreneurs uptown.

Nigerian presidential elections upcoming, Omoyele Sowore looks for the votes

The Nigerian presidential election is set to take place Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

White supremacist sentenced in Manhattan sword killing

A white supremacist who traveled from Baltimore to Manhattan to kill a black man with a sword was sentenced Wednesday.

Bill Cosby’s spokesman says the comedian thinks prison is an ‘amazing experience’

Despite the circumstances, Bill Cosby said his time in prison is an “amazing experience,” his press spokesman Andrew Wyatt said in a TV interview.

Rev. Jesse Jackson’s 22nd Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Join National Urban League President & CEO Marc H. Morial, Rev. Al Sharpton, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, President & CEO CVS Health, Larry J. Merlo, Susan L. Taylor, CEO & COO Ariel Investments John W. Rogers and ...

Snow, sleet, freezing rain hits NY, NJ Tuesday, turns to rain by night

Snow began falling in New York around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Snowfall is expected to be steady across NY and New Jersey by late morning before switching over to rain, and causing dangerous commuting conditions throughout the day.

Men allegedly use racial slur, beat construction worker in Manhattan

Men allegedly used racial slurs and beat a construction worker on Saturday after he asked the men to leave a Hell's Kitchen construction site, officials said.

Omega Psi Phi inducts Minister Louis Farrakhan

Minister Louis Farrakhan was inducted as a full lifetime member of the fraternity.

Second woman accuses Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault

A second woman has come forward accusing Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.

Activists criticize American Bar Association over law school exams

Favoring diversity over quality, the American Bar Association (ABA) recently rejected a proposal to hold law schools responsible for not preparing students for the rigors of the legal profession, according to a news release critical of the association from Project ...