Goodnight Dennis Edwards, and thank you!

We know that the one thing that remains constant is change. For the better, worse or just for the sake of change, it’s an inevitable life occurrence.

Community remembers Amadou Diallo

Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, was the 19th anniversary of the day Amadou Diallo was killed by NYPD cops Kenneth Boss, Edward McMellon, Sean Carroll and Richard Murphy in the Bronx.

Sen. Kevin Parker hosts Emergency Preparedness Workshop in Central Brooklyn

Saturday, Feb. 3, State Sen. Kevin Parker and Gov. Andrew Cuomo held an Emergency Preparedness Workshop at the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

Black women's organizations 'Go Red' in Brooklyn

Last Friday, the Delta Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated held its annual Brooklyn Go Red: Feel the Beat Zumba Party at The Science and Medicine Middle School.

A new law could mean a new start for New Yorkers

In 1992, John (not his real name) and his friends were stopped by police while riding around in a car.

Report: L-Train shutdown plan isn’t enough

A Bus Rapid Transit Planning International report, commissioned by Transportation Alternatives, concluded that the MTA and City Hall’s contingency plan for the L-train shutdown doesn’t suffice.

Celebrating the life of Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez

Family and friends paid their respects and reflected on the life of Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez during two days of going home ceremonies last Friday and Saturday. He joined the ancestors Jan. 17, at 93 years of age, after a brief stay ...

From slavery to hair industry millions—Annie Turnbo Malone

In his recently published “Black Fortunes,” Shomari Wills, as the subtitle relates, chronicles the lives of the first six African-Americans who escaped slavery and became millionaires

UFT members at Visiting Nurse Service approve new contract

In the age of Donald Trump, unions should celebrate every victory big and small. United Federation of Teachers members at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York have a reason to celebrate.

NYSUT: DiNapoli’s report shows need to fully fund public schools

According to New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, 26 school districts in the state are in need of financial assistance.

Control of public schools transferred back to the city in Newark

Newark Public Schools is back under the control of the city, ending nearly 25 years of state control.

War of memos on Trump’s desk

The memo battle is now left for Trump to make the next move.

Unions and activists set Working People’s Day of Action

The day honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has passed, but unions and activists will continue to honor him in February.

Ghana begins water rationing as shortage grips nation

The state-owned Ghana Water Company Ltd. has announced that because of severe dry winter winds (called harmattan) and the drying up of rivers, water deliveries will be rationed over the coming months while the country awaits the rain.

Reward your heart for its faithful service

Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are the leading causes of death in New York State, killing more than 67,000 residents each year, according to the state health department.