Educator launches Dinner Table Math to help elementary school students in algebra and beyond

Educator Angela McIver, Ph.D., is expanding her pioneering after-school program Trapezium Math Club with her launch of Dinner Table Math, a set of games and activities designed to empower parents to help their children become stronger and more confident math ...

Terminal One Group welcomes Port Authority JFK redevelopment ambitious vision plan

The Terminal One Team, comprising Terminal One Group Association and its world-class team of operating and financial partners, today welcomed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s decision to move forward with the redevelopment and expansion of John ...

Student loan servicer hit with class-action lawsuit

Nine members of the American Federation of Teachers have brought a class-action lawsuit against Navient. The AFT members, from across four different states, believe that the student loan servicer misled borrowers who work in public service professions about accessing a ...

U.S. Sen Cory Booker introduces legislation to fight national poverty

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker recently introduced a new bicameral bill that will expand the 10-20-30 anti-poverty formula to a significantly larger group of federal accounts to ensure more funds are targeted to persistent poverty communities without raising taxes or adding ...

Charges dropped against deaf Black man assaulted by police on viral video

Reports indicate that a deaf Black man seen on a viral video being viciously assaulted by police in Paterson won’t face charges.

Us gets green light to boot thousands of African refugees

A simmering dispute between the U.S. and Ghana appears to be resolved.

As Brazil nears a Bolsonaro presidency, Black lives are under attack

If you think we are living through the worst of times here in the United States (with someone named Trump serving as our president), take a moment to say a prayer for the people of Brazil.

Sharpton hosts NAN Triumph Awards

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, folks put on their glad rags, sparkles and bright smiles and headed down to Manhattan’s Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Triumph Awards.

Nigeria Independence Day Parade takes Manhattan

Nigerians, Africans within and outside the continent and the entire diaspora (the Caribbean was well represented) came out Oct. 6, 2018, the first Saturday of October, to celebrate Africa’s most populous nation’s 58th Independence Day.

Teens shine at Power of You event

Simply because “The Future Is Female,” Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin, delivered the keynote speech and performed at the fifth annual Power of You Teens empowerment experience at the Riverside Ballroom on Claremont Avenue in Manhattan.

NYC Charter School Center Announces Common Online Application

The New York City Charter School Center recently announced the official launch of the Common Online Charter School Application for the 2019-2020 school year.

Bed-Stuy School Selected to Participate in Mental Health Education Project

Whitelaw Reid Educational Campus, located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, is participating in the first phase of a new mental health program by the New York State Education Department and the State Office of Mental Health.

Brotherhood/Sister Sol demolishes brownstone to make way for new building

The youth of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol in Harlem are taking the first swing of the sledgehammer Friday to begin the first phase of the organization’s new building.

Parent-led coalition aims to bring representation of diversity to NYC schools

New York City’s largest public school parent coalition, the Coalition for Educational Justice, held a rally with 75 parents, youth, elected officials and advocates with the intention of publicly releasing a new curriculum analysis with the aim of creating a ...

New Yorkers organize in October’s Anti-Domestic Violence Month

October is the month highlighting the volatile issue of domestic violence in relationships between men and women, as it continues to be a problem. Imagine a woman who is a single mother and in a relationship. She goes to an ...