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Pamela Tate-McMullen focuses on student achievement

Bedford Academy High School in Brooklyn enjoys a prominence for its exceptional student accomplishments and its strict educational curriculum.

Sonny Abubadika Carson to be commemorated this Saturday

The life and legacy of urban warrior Sonny Abubadika Carson will be commemorated this Saturday in the People’s Republic of Brooklyn in acknowledgement of the 81st anniversary of his physical birth. Although he joined the ancestors Dec. 20, 2002, his ...

Times Square car incident: 1 dead, 22 injured; driver in custody

An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people injured Thursday when a speeding car plowed into pedestrians Manhattan's bustling Times Square, city officials said.

Newark street renamed for ‘Uggie’ as hunt for his killers continues

A street in Newark is renamed after late beloved dancer Eric “Uggie” Bowens, who was fatally shot in November. His killers have not been brought to justice as no arrests have been made in the shooting.

Father reunites with family, but finding work is difficult

President Barack Obama paroled many of the men and women who were sentenced to overly harsh federal prison terms during the “War on Drugs.” Black people were arrested, convicted and sentenced at an astounding rate during that period and to ...

PHOTOS: Macy's celebrates legacy

Recently Macy’s brought together its business and community partners to celebrate the diversity and inclusion legacy of its Macy’s Executive Chairman Terry J. Lundgren and to introduce their newly elected President and CEO Jeff Gennette.

Malcolm X Black Unity Awards being held May 21

The 48th Annual Malcolm X Black Unity Awards are being held Sunday, May 21, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the International African Arts Festival Headquarters located at 1360 Fulton St., Suite 401, in Brooklyn.

Not Another Child marks 10 years

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, nonprofit organization Not Another Child is hosting their Change Makers Benefit Gala June 10 at 6 p.m. at the Dazzler Brooklyn Hotel Ballroom.

Labor leaders, community groups and elected officials demand Trump extend TPS for Haitians

Over the past 10 years, Haiti has dealt with major tropical storms, a major earthquake and a hurricane. They still haven’t recovered. But according to President Donald Trump’s administration, the 50,000 Haitians in America with Temporary Protective Status should head ...

Baby on Board badge not just for cars in New York

The "Baby on Board" motto works for more than just car commuters. At least that's what the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority hopes as it launches an awareness campaign to encourage courtesy in subway cars.

Ruben Diaz Jr. talks Bronx Week and the borough’s resurgence

This time of year is always important to Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Not only is it Bronx Week, but also it’s a chance for Diaz to show off his creation.

Harlem Rotary Club celebrates Harlem’s heyday for 50th anniversary gala

The Harlem Rotary Club flashed way back this past Friday, throwing a Harlem Nights themed fundraising gala to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

NAN continues fight against institutionalized injustice

Founded on the belief that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” the National Action Network wrapped up its 26th annual four-day national convention at the Sheraton Times Square April 29, 2017.

Styrofoam recycling bill proposed to City Council

On Friday, the New York City Council is holding a hearing on Intro 1480, which would create a curbside program to recycle polystyrene foam.

Metropolitan Black Bar Association to honor late Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson and Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam

District Attorney Ken Thompson and the Honorable Sheila Abdus-Salaam at their annual gala May 19.

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