Marcus Garvey: Up you mighty race!

Monday Aug. 17 is the 128th anniversary of the physical birth of pan-African icon Marcus Mosiah Garvey, and to commemorate that occasion the 75th annual Black Power March departs at from the park in Central Harlem that bears his name.

#BeAboutIt Youth Anti-Violence Summit

The New York City Department of Probation convened a daylong town hall event, the One Message Many Voices #BeAboutIt, Youth Anti-Violence Summit, Wednesday, Aug. 12 to discuss anti-violence issues with borough youth.

Amalgamated Bank announces $15 minimum wage

When many people envision a banker, they usually think of the Hollywood image of the arrogant, Wall Street type.

De Blasio announces deal with firefighters

After a lot of friction and back and forth, City Hall and the Uniformed Firefighters Association have finally reached a deal.

500 Men Making a Difference hosts sixth annual Men’s Day celebration

Saturday, July 8, the 500 Men Making a Difference organization hosted its sixth annual Men’s Day celebration.

Jeb Bush town hall ends with 'Black Lives Matter' chants

Jeb Bush's town hall in North Las Vegas on Wednesday ended abruptly after the Republican presidential candidate answered a question about racial inequality, and Black Lives Matter advocates began chanting as he made his exit.

It may be a circus, but you need to watch it

I may be making an assumption here, but based on the letters I have received since I began writing this column, I believe most of my readers identify with the Democratic Party when it comes to politics.

ACS, we demand you restore Young Minds Day Care Center and other day care providers

When we fail to advocate on behalf of our children, we set them up for failure.

Deal with Iran is a national security tragedy

The mullahs in Iran call the United States “the Great Satan,” but we are the ones who just made a deal with the devil.

Bradford C. Washington: New age dentist

Bradford C. Washington dedicated his life to helping and bringing about positive change in the lives of children. Washington, an engaging orthodontist, is living a life filled with underlying details that have led him to where he is today.

Local journalist elected president of the National Association of Black Journalists

New York-based journalist Sarah Glover was elected as the 21st president of the National Association of Black Journalists at the organization’s national convention last week in Minneapolis.

Black step troupe seeking steppers

Soul Steps, a professional African-American step troupe, is holding auditions for steppers Thursday, Aug. 29, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at DANY Studios, located at 305 W. 38th St. in Manhattan.

Coalition for the human rights in the Dominican Republic to march across Brooklyn Bridge

The Coalition for Human Rights in the Dominican Republic is calling on the community for support in addressing the discriminatory policies and practices taking place in the Dominican Republic against people of Haitian descent.

Chris S. Owens foundation hosts ‘Back to school giveaway’

The Chris S. Owens Foundation is hosting its annual “Back to School Giveaway” event Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.

De Blasio poll numbers show uphill battle

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio might have his hands full if he wants to win a second term.