The reclamation of hip-hop from the grips of ratchetness, money-focused debauchery and sexually exploitive divisiveness is one of the many motivations behind McMillan’s Source360 event. In the heady Downtown Brooklyn, which encompasses the Barclays Center, Habana Outpost, Milk River Lounge, ...
The incident involving Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice has put a microscope on the issue of domestic violence.
Family members and friends of Eric Garner joined the Rev. Al Sharpton last Saturday morning at the National Action Network Headquarters in Harlem to celebrate what would have been the chokehold victim’s 44th birthday.
Saturday, even the rain could not stop Kechie’s Project’s “Bring Back Our Girls” rally in support of the kidnapped Chibok girls of Nigeria. While the steady rain may have minimized the attendance or the rally, supporters of the cause still ...
The Rev. Dr. Renee Frances Washington-Gardner celebrates her 10th pastoral anniversary in October, but she is also celebrating many historic firsts.
Members from the Nation of Gods & Earths, a.k.a. the Five Percenters, held an afternoon press conference Aug. 21 in front of their national headquarters, the Allah School in Mecca to announce the plans for their half-a-century anniversary commemoration next ...
New York Amsterdam News publisher Elinor Tatum celebrated her 20th anniversary with the newspaper at a luncheon honoring 20 celebrated New Yorkers.
A roundup of news around the city.
Amid growing criticism from relatives of inmates and jail reformers, including the U.S. Department of Justice, which recently reported on a “deep-seated culture of violence” at Rikers Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that will track and limit ...
As the summer winds down, community activists throughout the city have been advising local youth to curb the rampant violence that has senselessly claimed the lives of and hospitalized numerous victims this season.
Nothing leaped from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s mouth like the words “Chokeholds are not illegal,” during his oversight appearance Monday before the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety.
Several candidates had victories after Tuesdays primary election.
Sept. 11 always tugs on Tommy Harris Jr.’s heart.
The weather was perfect Sunday, Sept. 7, and thousands of breast cancer survivors and their supporters ran and walked in the New York City Race for the Cure.
The men known as the Central Park Five will now get their $41million from the city for their wrongful convictions.