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Black Panthers mural in Los Angeles defaced with swastikas

A mural celebrating African-American achievement was defaced with swastikas on Thursday in Los Angeles, police said. They are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

Coalition wants end to broadcasting music that encourages violence against Blacks

Organizations and movements representing African Americans in general, and Black Women in particular, said they’ve continued to unite in defense of Black youth whom they said are being inundated with misogynistic messages from Urban Radio stations that target the Black ...

AHF and Debbie Allen honor World AIDS Day

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation partners with legendary award-winning choreographer/dancer/actor Debbie Allen and her Los Angeles-based Debbie Allen Dance Academy to present “Keeping the Promise–1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance."

George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dead at 94

George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single ...

Six tips to help those in recovery avoid alcohol during the holidays

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and share laughs, memories and perhaps a drink or two. But for people recovering from an addiction, all that alcohol often present at special events can be worrisome.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal in Russia.

Native-Americans became immigrants in their own land

It seems today that the immigrants entering our country are being singled out as undesirable and unwelcome in this land of freedom, especially in comparison to how the pilgrims were welcomed by the Native-Americans and given sustenance for their survival.

Caribbean wins reparations payments

In what is being represented as a major victory in the fight to make Europe pay reparations to the Caribbean for the brutal transatlantic slave trade, the umbrella University of the West Indies is reporting that the University of Glasgow ...

Harlem celebrates ‘Mother of the Church’ Ramona Day Benson Boyd

On Nov. 24 St. James Community Full Gospel Church celebrated the “Mother of the Church” Ramona Day Benson Boyd in a 90th birthday celebration.

Church collapses in Harlem

The FDNY reports that a church in Harlem has collapsed leaving a worker injured and trapped.

Mistrial in murdered jogger case

The family and friends of Chanel Lewis, 22, always believed that he was innocent in the 2016 rape and murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano.

One Lady and two men in a room: Andrea Stewart-Cousins

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins makes her way into the history books this week after being elected the majority leader of the New York State Senate. She is the first woman to lead a major conference in the State Legislature.

Scamazon: Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday bring more activist action

Monday, anti-Amazon activists kept up the pressure on the corporate giant and elected officials. Members of multiple pro-labor and pro-housing community groups linked up for a day of action against Amazon for what they call the #HQ2Scam.

MTA hearing filled with frustration, anger

Tuesday marked the first of many public hearings on proposed MTA fare hikes and toll hikes.

New York says goodbye to State Sen. Jose Peralta

Funeral services were held this week for the late State Sen. Jose Peralta. The 47-year-old politician, who represented the State Senate’s 13th District in Queens, died last Wednesday.