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Harlem-based order of Black nuns to sell uptown location

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, has put its Harlem location on the market as they restructure.

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

President Donald Trump, in a furious Friday morning message, said he is being investigated for his role in firing former FBI Director James Comey and seemed to accuse the deputy attorney general of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him.

2 health officials turn themselves in after newest Flint water charges

Two of the highest health officials in the state turned themselves into a Flint court Thursday morning.

Union stalwart passes

The sun rose in Winneba, Ghana as it did every day, but April 5, 1947, its rays shone more brightly with the birth of Evelyn Grace Ekua AnaisIewa Parker, affectionately known as Auntie Eve. Born to the late Anna Quaison-Sackey ...

Hillary Clinton blacklash

The Committee to Mobilize Against Dictatorship in Haiti just organized a “Protest Hillary Clinton Resurrection” rally last week, at Medgar Evers College Graduation held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Jehovah-Jireh Baptist Church installs new pastor

There was much celebrating among his flock with the installation of the Rev. Craig Johnson at the Jehovah-Jireh Baptist Church of Christ in Harlem.

Soweto Day celebrated June 16

On June 16, the December 12th Movement is inviting folks to join them in celebrating the 41st anniversary of the historic youth uprising in Soweto, South Africa.

Mae Mallory, an often ignored militant activist

When a good friend reminded me that Mae Mallory was a participant at the Sixth Pan-African Congress in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1974, I dove into my memory bank to recall her presence there.

TWU verbally spars with WFP over progressive direction

For some, infighting for the direction of progressive politics has devolved into a purity contest.

Queens hosts Gun Violence Awareness Month barbecue

Activists, community leaders, politicians and residents attended a barbecue at the 157th Street Playground to bring attention to citywide work around gun violence and creating an environment for a safe summer.

Buy Black East New York

Buy Black! This phrase can either enlighten or tighten the attention of the listener.

Congressman Donald Payne announces $3.7 million in Upward Bound grants

Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. recently announced the awarding of nearly $3.7 million in Fiscal Year 2017 grant funding to New Jersey institutions of higher education through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program for pre-college education programs for ...

State Senator James Sanders Jr. presents the Rockaway Caribbean Carnival

New York State Sen. James Sanders Jr. is partnering with The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation and the West Indian American Day Carnival Association to present the Rockaway Caribbean Carnival Saturday, Aug. 19. Sanders represents the 10th Senatorial District in ...

East Orange observes National Gun Violence Awareness Day to combat violence

Several recent shootings in East Orange, N.J., have not only put the city on edge but also prompted the community to step and become more involved.

Bronx BP hosts annual Ramadan celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. celebrated with the Muslim community Tuesday at his annual Iftar Dinner in honor of the holy month of Ramadan at the Bronx County building.