Jelani Anglin: Help is one phone call away

Jelani Anglin is using his sharp entrepreneurial skills to impact the community around him.

NYC to stop sending homeless to Newark

Newark and New York City made collaborative progress in addressing the issues between the two municipalities created by New York’s Special One-Time Assistance program, which moved about 1,200 New York homeless families and individuals to Newark apartments, regardless of their ...

Councilman Robert Cornegy teams up with Black Ink Crew for voter registration drive

The cast of VH1’s “Black Ink Crew” was on a mission to get the Bed-Stuy community registered to vote on Thursday, Dec. 5.

City Comptroller: It costs $337,000 per inmate at Rikers Island

Shocking statistics shows just how much money it costs to run Rikers Island.

Officers file racial profiling lawsuit against NYPD

NYPD Lt. Edwin Raymond is fully aware the accusations he’s going public with now, against his employer, could potentially damage his future career in law enforcement.

Blake attempts to refute Crain’s story, says opponents are running scared

Blake said that this story is a clear indication that he’s winning the race to replace retiring Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano in 2021.

National Grid lifts moratorium, but can they be trusted?

The nightmare is over for Long Island, Queens and BrooklynThe nightmare is over for Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Black Friday protest demands Gateway Center give more support for community

A protest took place on Black Friday against the Gateway shopping center to raise awareness of the mall’s alleged lack of representation and community support.

Newark sues, says NYC sent homeless families to illegal apartments in NJ

Homelessness is an ongoing issue in New York and the city is under fire for one of the methods of combating the issue.

Nearly 1,000 people gather to increase the number of Black lawyers at National Black Pre-Law Conference

Hundreds of people from across the country came together from November 8th to November 9th, 2019 for the 15th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2019 Sponsored by AccessLex Institute.

Cheyenne Wright: Service with a smile

Cheyenne Wright is rising through the ranks at Chipotle. After 5 years, Cheyenne has gone from crew member to kitchen manager, service manager to apprentice.

‘Mothers of the Movement’ share their stories at Rutgers University

Several Black mothers who lost children to police violence recently spoke at an event at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and say there needs to be better accountability when it comes to law enforcement.

Sean Bell died at the hands of police 13 years ago

This Monday, Nov. 25, marked the 13th anniversary of Sean Bell’s death at the hands of police.

NJ lawmakers advance bill to let some convicts vote

New Jersey convicts on parole or probation would have their right to vote restored under a bill working through the Legislature.

Harlem hosts Basil A. Paterson Way street co-naming & community tribute

This month the Village of Harlem will pay tribute to the significant lifework of the late Basil A. Paterson.