Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corp.: Twenty-six years of saving, helping and training youth to trade in guns for stethoscopes
The Hippocratic oath states that doctors (medical personnel) should treat the ill to the best of one’s ability, preserve a patient’s privacy and teach the secrets of medicine to the next generation. The Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corp.’s EMT graduation and ...
A major ancestral awakening of New York City’s sordid slave history occurred in 2008, when Department of Transportation employees unearthed a 17th century African gravesite while refurbishing the Willis Avenue Bridge. The MTA offered to renovate the area in 2010.
Just this week, there was the candlelight march on Staten Island, complete with neighborhood mourners, a grieving widow and lingering questions about the senseless death of yet another unarmed African-American man at the hands of police.
NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation hosted their 10th annual Marjorie Matthews Community Advocate Recognition Awards on the lawn of Coler Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center on Roosevelt Island.
I usually keep my personal views private. However, today I am morally compelled to speak up as the senior pastor of Union Congregational Church, a proud New York City Department of Education career educator and naval reserve chaplain. I am ...
During a news conference at City Hall last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced Richard Emery as the new chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
Formerly incarcerated New Yorkers have a hard time upon re-entry into society. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking to tackle that problem head-on. Last week, Cuomo announced the formation of the New York State Council on Community Re-Entry and ...
Friday, July 18, Boys and Girls High School hosted the Nelson Mandela International Day of Service.
Brooklyn-based metal band Unlocking the Truth has just experienced an achievement that every band dreams of, a two-album record deal with Sony, with an option for three more albums. The deal is worth $1.78 million, a massive deal in an ...
Sunday July 27, the 40th annual Harlem Week festival begins. Crowds will be drawn uptown for events that showcase Harlem’s rich history and the achievements of African-American people.
Harlemites and visitors from around the world are invited to picnic on the grass and enjoy outdoor music and performance Sunday, the first day of the monthlong Harlem Week cultural celebration uptown.
The New York Amsterdam News held its annual endorsement meeting this past Monday. Dozens of candidates were seen for the various offices up for grabs this election season.
Those who wished to celebrate the birthdays of two modern-day freedom fighters joined the new Black Panther party at the Refral Center in Newark, N.J. The birthday tribute honored Black Panther Party members Assata Shakur and the late M.A. “Smitty” ...
“For the next four years, more than 270,000 mayors will govern Newark,” said Baraka. “Working collectively, we will empower each other, take responsibility for our families, our neighborhoods and chart our new direction.”
A controversial plan would allow a residential condo building to have one entrance for its residents who buy condos facing the Hudson River and another for affordable housing residents facing the street.