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Add Linda Hopkins’ voice to the angelic choir

In one way, Linda Hopkins cannot be considered among our treasured distant ancestors because she died Monday, April 10.

Students turn out for HBCU fair and summer employment kickoff in East Orange

Hundreds of students came out earlier this month for the annual Summer Work Experience Program Kickoff and HBCU fair to connect local students with Black colleges from across the country.

In emotional service Jesuits and Georgetown repent for slavery

There is wide gulf, Frederick Douglass wrote in 1845, between Christianity proper and the "slaveholding religion of this land." One is "good, pure and holy," the other corrupt and wicked, the "climax of all misnomers, the boldest of all frauds."

There's a new world's oldest woman

How to be the oldest person in the world? Don't drink rum, according to 117-year-old Jamaican Violet-Mosse Brown, recently dubbed the world's oldest human.

‘IN MY WORDS’ with New Settlement’s program for girls and young women

The area surrounding New Settlement is one of the most at-risk in New York City in terms of poverty, literacy and education.

500 Men Making a Difference to host In the Black Small Business Expo

The organization 500 Men Making a Difference is a nonprofit coalition that recruits men to mentor young African-American men in the age range of 12 to 22 years throughout the five boroughs.

Making every child matter

As a former school board president and as a parent of a high school and middle school student, I know the importance of investing in our children’s education.

Black nationalist pioneer, Carlos Cooks

African and African-American history can hit you in some of the most unpredictable places, if you pay attention.

Center for Community and Ethnic Media to offer new class

Starting April 25, the Center for Community and Ethnic Media will be offering a new class, the Health Reporting Fellowship.

Cuomo college tuition plan praised and criticized

New York declared a small victory for middle-class families, becoming the first state to make tuition free for students at public two and four-year institutions, as part of the new state budget’s Excelsior Scholarship program.

What you need to know about New York's tuition-free scholarship

Tuition-free college just became a reality in New York.

Sister Burnsteen Sharrieff Mohammed, secretary and reformer of NOI

Without Burnsteen Sharrieff Mohammed’s secretarial and clerical skills and her intuitive understanding of W.D. Fard’s beliefs and principles, the Nation of Islam might never have blossomed.

NYS Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. hosts call-to-action events

On April 8, 2017, the New York State members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will host numerous Call to Action Forums under their sorority’s GET ENGAGED Social Action Initiative throughout New York State.

Kultivating Konfidence in NYC

Saturday, April 1, Monday, April 2, and Tuesday, April 4, Kultivating Konfidence held its first full workshop series, which took place at three Brooklyn high schools.

Sen. Jesse Hamilton proposes bill to incorporate Black history into curriculum

Former president of the School Board and District Leader Sen. Jesse Hamilton of District 42 in Brooklyn proposed a bill that would make it mandatory for New York State schools to incorporate Black history into their K-12 curriculum.