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Teen found guilty in Bronx school stabbing case

A judge rules that a Bronx high school student is guilty on manslaughter charges after fatally stabbing one of his classmates in 2017.

Power restored to all customers after blackout

Con Edison reports that crews have completed the restoration of power to 72,000 customers on the West Side of Manhattan.

A$AP Rocky’s mother speaks publicly in Harlem on rapper’s detention in Swedish jail

Renee Black, the mother of Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky, spoke publicly Saturday morning, alongside Rev. Al Sharpton, for the first time since her son's "inhumane detention" in a Swedish jail earlier this month.

Bill aimed at renaming subway stations to honor Medgar Evers College on the brink of becoming law: Brooklyn lawmakers call on governor to sign bill

A bill that would rename two subway stations in Central Brooklyn in recognition of Medgar Evers College has passed both houses of the legislature and could become law with the governor’s approval.

Activists mark 52 years since the Newark Rebellion

On Friday, July 12, the People’s Organization for Progress is hosting its annual observation of the anniversary of the epic Newark Rebellion.

Update: Newark continues to deal with lead in water

Last month, Newark officials reported elevated levels of lead in the city’s water in some homes and buildings with the primary sources of lead exposure being lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust or soil.

NYC public pools open with free swimming lessons

New York City public parks’ 53 outdoor pools are open for the season and remain open through Sept. 8.

Dedication and renaming of U.S. post office after Major Robert Odell Owens

Having come from a humble background and influenced by his father’s philosophy which was patterned after FDR’s “New Deal,” Major Robert Odell Owens knew there was a larger world offering many opportunities.

Woman arrested after mom fatally stabbed in Brooklyn subway station: police

A woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a Brooklyn mother to death in a subway station late Monday night after a fight that started on the train, authorities said.

H. Carl McCall honored at retirement tribute

A galaxy of New York’s political and business luminaries hosted a retirement celebration to pay tribute to the legendary H. Carl McCall, outgoing chair of the SUNY board of trustees and the first African-American elected to statewide office in New ...

Melanin magic: Miss Black NY USA

The Queen of New York State, Shannon N. Alomar, advocates for young Black men and women, letting them know that they are more than what society defines them as

Dr. Hazel N. Dukes hosts her plaque unveiling ceremony at Ruby’s Vintage

Dr. Hazel N. Dukes had her plaque unveiling ceremony at Ruby’s Vintage in Harlem on Sunday, June 30; it was sponsored by the Migdol Organization.

Minimum wage hikes going into effect in NJ

New Jersey’s minimum wage goes up 13% to $10 an hour as part of the state’s five-year phase in of a $15 hourly minimum wage.

Police investigating triple shooting in Brownsville

Three people were rushed to the hospital after being shot in Brooklyn Friday evening.

Harlem Neighborhood Block Association celebrates 20 years

The Harlem Neighborhood Block Association celebrates its 20th year with a block party for the community.

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