New York City area airport workers continued their fight for better wages last Friday while honoring a civil rights legend.
While mainstream media has focused on the situation in the Ukraine, an apparent internal conflict has escalated in South Sudan, causing injury, death and forcible displacement of thousands of innocent Sudanese.
This past Friday, the Bronx’s Lincoln Hospital, which houses New York City’s busiest single site emergency room, according to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, unveiled newly renovated facilities.
It has been over one week since my good friend Larry Hardesty of ESPN contacted me, deeply shaken, to share and confirm the passing of Marcus Henry.
Lawrence Hamilton, an elegant and commanding musical theater artist and one of Broadway’s leading men, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday, April 3 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City due to complications following bypass surgery. He was 59.
Going home services for community activist Obalewa “Brother Oba” Abileye were conducted on the evening of March 11 at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church, 415 Atlantic Ave. A legion of admirers, cultural comrades, family members and friends packed the ...
On Friday, April 4, Lincoln Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new emergency room.
Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo stands shoulder-to-shoulder with charter school officials, and as the expansion of colocated charter schools inside traditional public schools continues to be in effect, his new favors have raised more questions than answers for parents, educators and ...
One of my young students at City College once asked me how many writers associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s were actually born and raised in Harlem. “Not many,” I answered without any real concrete information for her ...
In the very near future, Caribbean trade bloc governments might be called upon to intervene in a feud dating back to the British and Dutch colonial era.
With President Barack Obama scheduled to speak Friday at the National Action Network’s annual convention, the website the Smoking Gun felt it was an opportune time to dig up some old dirt to smear the Rev. Al Sharpton and, by ...
On the 20th anniversary of one of the worst massacres on the African continent – the Rwandan genocide – a Rwandese couple is still reliving the nightmare as they search for perpetrators in foreign countries complicit in crimes against humanity.
The health budget of one of Africa’s poorest and least healthy countries could be bankrupted by a privately-run hospital envisioned by the World Bank’s private sector arm as the future of African health care.
News headlines worldwide are trumpeting the startling news that Nigeria has now surpassed South Africa as the continent’s biggest economy.